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Nov 12, 2014, 18:30 ET

Ontario researchers discover new test to better personalize treatment for prostate cancer

TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Researchers at The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and University Health Network (UHN), have identified...

Oct 29, 2014, 14:01 ET

Researchers discover new gene mutation to improve diagnosis and treatment of salivary gland cancer

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Dr. Tom Hudson, President and Scientific Director of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), today...

Jun 01, 2014, 09:00 ET
May 28, 2014, 14:51 ET
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Cancer Research Institute Announces Second Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is pleased to host its second annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month in June, aimed at increasing awareness of...

Oct 16, 2013, 15:32 ET

Cancer Research Institute Given $1 Million Gift

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a New York-based nonprofit committed to developing immune system-based cancer treatments, was given a...

Sep 18, 2013, 08:45 ET

Cancer Research Institute Honoring Distinguished Cancer Immunology Research

 The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a New York-based nonprofit committed to developing immune system-based cancer treatments, is presenting...

Sep 10, 2013, 12:48 ET

Cancer Research Institute Names New Members to Scientific Advisory Council

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a New York-based nonprofit organization committed to developing immune system-based cancer treatments, named...

Aug 27, 2013, 12:59 ET

Cancer Research Institute Awards $14.6 Million in Grants and Fellowships

 The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a New York-based nonprofit organization committed to developing immune system-based cancer treatments,...

Aug 21, 2013, 13:13 ET

Cancer Research Institute Celebrating 60th Anniversary, Honoring Immunotherapy Leaders

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a New York-based nonprofit committed to developing immune system-based cancer treatments, is presenting serial...

Aug 01, 2013, 14:29 ET

High School Students Win AICR Scholarships for Healthy Dessert Recipes

At an event earlier this month in Washington D.C., a high school student from Virginia was awarded a $5,000 scholarship for his first-place recipe...

Jun 24, 2013, 11:19 ET

Another Study Finds AICR Recommendations Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Post-menopausal women who follow at least five Recommendations for Cancer Prevention from the American Institute for Cancer...

Jun 13, 2013, 10:00 ET
Mark Harmon in the new PSA with The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C).  (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI))

Mark Harmon Appears In Stand Up To Cancer And The Cancer Research Institute's New PSA "I Am My Own Secret Weapon"

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) have teamed up to develop a new print public service announcement featuring...

Jun 02, 2013, 12:15 ET
Emily "Emma" Whitehead celebrates one year cancer-free on May 10, 2013. A cancer immunotherapy treatment put Emma into remission after her second leukemia relapse.  (PRNewsFoto/Cancer Research Institute, Photo courtesy of Kari Whitehead Photography)

Immunotherapy Offers New Options for Cancer Treatment

At six years old Emily Whitehead was only two weeks from a bone marrow transplant when her leukemia came back for a second time. Emily, who...

May 22, 2013, 15:00 ET

Cancer Research Institute Hosting Free Cancer Immunotherapy Webinars in June

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a New York-based nonprofit organization committed to developing immune system-based cancer treatments, is...

May 06, 2013, 14:39 ET

Cancer Experts Issue "5-Steps" Warning on Grilling Safety

 In time for the start of grilling season, experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), an organization that studies the...

Jul 26, 2012, 14:00 ET

Community-wide Consensus Process Generates a Framework for Reporting of T-cell Experiments in Clinical Immunology

Increasing transparency and quality of immune response measurements The Association for Cancer Immunotherapy (CIMT) Immunoguiding Program (CIP)...

Jun 07, 2012, 09:00 ET

OICR funds Fluorinov Pharma Inc. to further develop its novel drug for the treatment of blood cancers

 The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) today announced $1.5 million in funding over three years for the development of a new drug by...

Feb 17, 2012, 12:45 ET

OICR Funds Prostate Cancer Study to Identify Aggressive Vs. Non-Aggressive Disease

 Dr. Nicole Onetto, Deputy Director and Chief Scientific Officer of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), today announced the...

Feb 02, 2012, 18:15 ET

New Study Building Framework to Bring Personalized Medicine to the Clinic

 Dr. Tom Hudson, President and Scientific Director of The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), today announced a new study to develop...

Nov 03, 2011, 10:00 ET

New Research: Getting Up from Your Desk Can Put the ''Breaks'' on Cancer

  Experts Urge Americans to Rethink Outdated Notions of Physical Activity As many as 49,000 cases of breast cancer and 43,000 cases of...