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Immune Therapy Scientists Discover Distinct Cells That Block Cancer-Fighting Immune Cells

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre scientists have discovered a distinct cell population in tumours that inhibits the body's immune response to fight cancer.

The Princess Margaret Successfully Achieves Historic Billion Dollar Challenge for Personalized Cancer Medicine

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is thrilled to announce the successful achievement of our Billion Dollar Challenge, in partnership with the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre at University Health Network.

Stem cell-based test predicts leukemia patients' response to therapy to tailor treatment

(University Health Network) Leukemia researchers at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have developed a 17-gene signature derived from leukemia stem cells that can predict at diagnosis if patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) will respond to standard treatment.

New Findings Published Today in Nature Challenge Current View of How Pancreatic Cancer Develops

Researchers in the multidisciplinary PanCuRx research initiative at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and University Health Network's Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, led by Dr. Faiyaz Notta and Dr. Steven Gallinger, today published new findings that challenge current beliefs about how and why pancreatic cancer is so aggressive.

New findings published in Nature challenge current view of how pancreatic cancer develops

(Ontario Institute for Cancer Research) Researchers in the multidisciplinary PanCuRx research initiative at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and University Health Network's Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, led by Dr. Faiyaz Notta and Dr. Show More Summary

UHN research team maps genomic landscape of schwannoma tumors

(University Health Network) Researchers from the University Health Network (UHN); Toronto Western Neurosurgery Division and MacFeeters Hamilton Neuro-oncology Program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have described the genomic landscape of schwannomas in a paper published online today in Nature Genetics.

Study Confirms Early MRI Screening Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer Death for Survivors of Childhood Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Researchers at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have confirmed in a screening effectiveness study that early screening with MRIs can reduce breast cancer mortality for female survivors of childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) who received chest radiation.

Bone cancer researchers discover how to block, potentially treat osteosarcoma

(TORONTO, Canada - Dec. 9, 2015) - Scientists at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have discovered that blocking the master regulator of bone renewal stops osteosarcoma - the most common primary bone cancer in children and teens, and the malignant disease that was fatal for Canadian icon Terry Fox. read more

Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer Adds Presenting Sponsor

Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer, the dawn-to-dusk fundraising event benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, is pleased to announce that SHOP.CA (www.shop.ca) has signed on as the Official Presenting Sponsor of Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer 2015.

Princess Margaret Scientists Convert Microbubbles to Nanoparticles

Biomedical researchers led by Dr. Gang Zheng at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have successfully converted microbubble technology already used in diagnostic imaging into nanoparticles that stay trapped in tumours to potentially deliver targeted, therapeutic payloads.

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology Partner to Advance Personalized Cancer Medicine

Two internationally acclaimed cancer centres today announced a partnership to accelerate academic and clinical research to advance personalized, targeted therapies against cancer.

Researchers Propose New Model for Predicting Outcomes in Patients with HPV-Related Throat Cancer

Researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre are proposing a new model to enable doctors to predict outcomes more accurately for patients with throat cancers specifically caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

TD Bank Group's Million-Dollar Gift Establishes Recruitment Fund for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world, received a substantial boost today from TD Bank Group. A $1-million gift will establish the TD Collaboration and Recruitment Fund to recruit post-doctoral students, fellows and other researchers to The Princess Margaret. Show More Summary

Rasch Foundation Makes Commitment to Study Hodgkin's Lymphoma Micoenvironment at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

The Jesse and Julie Rasch Foundation of Toronto has provided a generous gift of $130,000 to identify agents that specifically target the Hodgkin's Lymphoma microenvironment.

Gift From Philanthropists Elizabeth and Tony Comper to Establish MPN Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Thanks to a generous gift of $2.4 million from Elizabeth and Tony Comper, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre will establish the Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Program (MPN); the first of its kind in Canada.

Create a Dove of Hope This Holiday Season

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Through Princess Margaret Cancer Centre’s annual Doves of Hope campaign, you can show your support for patients battling cancer. For the past 12 years, the Doves of Hope Campaign has made it possible for the friends and family of patients fighting cancer to express their love and support. Show More Summary

Targeting colon cancer stem cells show clinical potential

Scientists and surgeons at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have discovered a promising new approach to treating colorectal cancer by disarming the gene that drives self-renewal in stem cells that are the root cause of disease, resistance to treatment and relapse. Show More Summary

Colon cancer researchers target stem cells, discover viable new therapeutic path

(TORONTO, Canada – Dec. 1, 2013) - Scientists and surgeons at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have discovered a promising new approach to treating colorectal cancer by disarming the gene that drives self-renewal in stem cells that are the root cause of disease, resistance to treatment and relapse. Show More Summary

Cancer researchers discover root cause of multiple myeloma relapse

(TORONTO, Canada – Sept. 9, 2013) – Clinical researchers at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have discovered why multiple myeloma, an incurable cancer of the bone marrow, persistently escapes cure by an initially effective treatment that can keep the disease at bay for up to several years. read more

Discovery of novel way gene controls stem cell self-renewal

Stem cell scientists at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have discovered the gene GATA3 has a role in how blood stem cells renew themselves, a finding that advances the quest to expand these cells in the lab for clinical use in bone marrow transplantation, a procedure that saves thousands of lives every year...

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