Conference considers state of cancer research

More than 150 scientists, clinicians, nurses, research associates, researchers, administrators, and students came to Caesars Windsor from across Ontario and Michigan to share their latest findings during the Windsor Cancer Research Group’s 4th Biennial International Cancer Research Conference on Saturday, Nov. 17. The conference included 17 oral and nine rapid-fire presentations, 57 poster presentations, 12 […]

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Region’s best minds gather in Windsor in fight against cancer

The region’s best minds gathered in Windsor this weekend to share their knowledge and ideas in the battle against cancer. More than 150 scientists, clinicians, researchers, and students from Michigan to London participated in the 4th Biennial International Cancer Research Conference hosted by the Windsor Cancer Research Group. “It’s a great way for us to […]

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Investigate breast cancer cases at Ambassador Bridge, says customs union and researcher

Anecdotal reports of 10 to 20 or more cases of breast cancer among Ambassador Bridge workers has a University of Windsor researcher and the union representing customs workers calling for an investigation. “It is extremely alarming,” Customs and Immigration Union President Jean-Pierre Fortin said from Ottawa Wednesday. “We’re counting on the government and on the […]

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Windsor-area researchers and doctors collaborate in search of a cure for cancer

Cancer. It’s the scariest six-letter word in the dictionary. That’s because it’s the world’s number one killer – and can affect anyone, regardless of age, sex, race or geography. And Windsor resident Diane Marley didn’t see it coming. “It’s just one of those things I thought it’s never going to be me,” says Marley, who […]

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University of Windsor professor wins award for work on brain tumours

University of Windsor biology professor Dr. Lisa Porter has earned the 2018 David Kelly Award for Community Service. The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada gives out the award annually to an individual who exemplifies and demonstrates extraordinary support to the brain tumour community in Canada. Porter received the award at the foundation’s recent annual national […]

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