Seeds4Hope funds three new cancer research projects in Windsor

Three local cancer researchers are getting a total of $228,000 for promising projects they hope will: Bring bladder cancer detection “out of the dark ages;” Explain the role an essential protein called PLK4 plays in the development of cancers; And measure how Ashtanga yoga improves the psychological, heart and nervous system functions in breast cancer […]

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Research group pulls together think tank on cancer

A think tank July 15 discussed collaboration in cancer research. Participants from academe, health care and private industry came together July 15 for a think tank session organized by the Windsor Cancer Research Group. The second event of its kind, it focused on building research collaborations and increasing the number of submissions for grant funding […]

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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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