Student backs Windsor Cancer Research Group with donation from Royal Bank

First-year biology student Maria Napigkit is getting behind the Windsor Cancer Research Group with a $150 donation to local research through the #Make150Count campaign of the Royal Bank of Canada. Napigkit was among young people across the nation selected by the bank to participate in the campaign, which provides each of them with $150 for […]

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University professors study benefits of yoga on breast cancer survivors

Three University of Windsor professors are joining forces to study the potential benefits of an increasingly popular form of yoga on breast cancer survivors. In January, university psychology professors Josée Jarry and Kendall Soucie will team with kinesiology Prof. Cheri McGowan to study how breast cancer survivors will respond to ashtanga yoga. Ashtanga is a […]

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Experts invited to help plan for research, education at new hospital

Researchers and medical educators are meeting Tuesday to plan how Windsor’s new hospital can help make this area a leader in medical research. The decades-old buildings that house Windsor Regional Hospital’s Ouellette and Met locations weren’t designed with medical students, medical residents and researching scientists in mind. But the construction of a $2-billion replacement provides […]

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Casino puts money down on fight against cancer

A donation from Caesars Windsor will help the fight against cancer, says a UWindsor professor researching the disease. Lisa Porter is translational research director for the Windsor Cancer Research Group, which received $10,000 Tuesday from the casino’s Concerts for a Cure campaign. It donated $1 for every ticket sold for October or November shows in […]

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International conference brings together cancer researchers

More than 150 scientists, clinicians, nurses, researchers and students from across Canada and Michigan came together to share their latest findings during the Biennial International Cancer Research Conference of the Windsor Cancer Research Group, November 19 at Caesars Windsor. The conference featured 14 oral presentations and 40 posters as well as keynote speakers Elizabeth Eisenhauer […]

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Researchers, professionals, students share efforts on latest cancer cures

A group of students, researchers and health care professionals came together Saturday for a conference in Windsor to share their latest efforts in terms of understanding and fighting cancer. The third annual Biennial International Cancer Research Conference at Caesars Windsor included 160 participants — many from the local area, but also London, Toronto, Michigan, Halifax […]

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