New prostate cancer treatment looks like ‘a winning opportunity for all’

A clinical trial testing a new radiation treatment for prostate cancer has the potential to improve this area’s lower-than-average survival rate. “I would hope so,” says Dr. Junaid Yousuf, a radiation oncologist at Windsor Regional Hospital’s cancer program who is leading the research into stereotactic ablative body radiation in Windsor, one of 14 cancer centres […]

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Researcher snapdshot

Thank you to snapd Windsor for sponsoring a monthly cancer research “snapdshot”. Check back monthly to learn more about cancer researchers in our community or pick up the latest print edition of snapd!

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Cheers to Hope!

On Saturday May 9th, The Windsor Cancer Research Group hosted Cheers to Hope, a celebration of the support we have received over the past year.  Cheers to Hope also provided an opportunity for researchers, health care professionals and community members to gather together to learn more about the mission and vision of the WCRG and […]

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Dr. Chitra Rangan – 2015 CAP Medal for Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Physics

03/12/2015 Congratulations to Dr Rangan for the 2015 CAP Medal for Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Physics! “I am thrilled and humbled that my colleagues and students nominated and supported me for this national award. Thanks to the CAP for valuing and promoting undergraduate physics teaching excellence.” The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) is pleased to […]

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Conference strives to make Windsor a cancer research hub

12/01/2014 Many researchers came together to attend the WCRG’s Biennial International Cancer Research Conference, with presenters coming from across the province and country, as well as from the U.S. and even overseas from Egypt. A University of Windsor PhD candidate presented her research findings at a conference aimed at making Windsor a cancer research hub […]

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WCRG Executive Member Receives the Stuart & Marjorie Leschield Award

09/17/2014 WCRG Executive member Ron Truant and his wife Noella were recognized at the Hospice’s annual volunteer awards with the Stuart & Marjorie Leschield Award for excellence in fundraising. Stuart & Marjorie Leschield Award: Ron and Noella Truant Jane Boyd Award: Mimi McPhedran and Ornella Bertoni Companion Along the Journey: Francine Botton Circle of Life […]

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