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2012

Improving palliative care for cancer patients

November 2012 -

Study shows need for earlier referrals to palliative care services


Super resolution microscope brings cells to life

November 2012 -

First super resolution microscope in Canada used to discover how cells divide


New study on chemotherapy drugs

August 2012 -

Scientists use microscopic screening to improve drug therapies for patients


MAGIC team of scientists find new strategies for treating childhood brain cancer

August 2012 -

Study looks at personalized treatment options for childhood brain cancer


Dr Abhijit Guha receives 2011 Medal of Courage

April 2012 -

Neurosurgeon and cancer researcher honoured posthumously


Canadian Cancer Society innovation

March 2012 -

The Canadian Cancer Society Innovation Grants received 2 mentions in the March 6 Senate Debates


Breast cancer prevention drug may decrease bone density

February 2012 -

Study shows drug may cause bone loss in some postmenopausal women


New research points to better treatments for childhood brain cancer

February 2012 -

Study explains why some treatments don’t work


Increase in thyroid cancer rates studied

February 2012 -

High body mass index may boost risk, Society researchers find


Top research stories of 2011

January 2012 -

Society-funded researchers making important discoveries