Basic Science Research

Immunotherapy

The human immune system is an amazing part of our body that keeps us healthy by fighting off foreign bacteria and viruses on a routine basis. Evidence indicates that our...

Immunotherapy
Patients Powering Research

When we talk about ‘translating’ new scientific understandings from the laboratory into better outcomes for patients, the starting point is generally not the newly...

Patients Powering Research
50th Anniversary of Stem Cell Discovery

February 1, 2011 marked the 50th anniversary celebration of Drs. James Edgar Till and Ernest Armstrong McCulloch’s discovery of stem cells. It was in 1961 that their...

50th Anniversary of Stem Cell Discovery
BioBank

The BioBank at The Princess Margaret archives vast amounts of genetic material into a database in order to allow clinicians and researchers to exchange information and...

BioBank
Tumor Hypoxia

The past ten years have been a fertile period for scientists in terms of understanding differences between how normal and tumor cells grow and proliferate. tumor cells are...

Tumor Hypoxia
World Community Grid

In order to significantly impact the understanding of cancer and its treatment, novel approaches capable of targeting cancers that spread to other parts of the body must...

World Community Grid
Fighting Breast Cancer One Disease At A Time

Are we making progress in our battle with breast cancer? The short answer is a definitive YES. But for a more detailed answer, Dr. Tak Mak, Director of The Campbell Family...

Fighting Breast Cancer One Disease At A Time
Dr. Aaron Schimmer

Dr. Aaron Schimmer is an example of what can be achieved when you combine an academic education that includes both a medical degree and a PhD in molecular biology with a...

Dr. Aaron Schimmer
Meet Dr. John Dick

For the last 60 years, scientists believed that every cell in a tumor causes cancer, says Dr. John Dick, Senior Scientist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and professor...

Meet Dr. John Dick
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