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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Wait Times for Cancer Treatment Better than Provincial Average

06/25/2014 Local cancer patients get shorter wait times for surgery, radiation treatment and chemotherapy, according to a province-wide report on the quality of cancer care released Tuesday. The 2014 Cancer System Quality Index confirms significant improvements in cancer treatment in the Erie St. Clair health region, but it also points to glaring problems when it […]

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Cancer researcher pays tribute to mother in Relay for Life

06/16/2014 WCRG Member in the News As a cancer researcher, Lisa Porter knows how much progress has been made in treating the disease over the last several decades—which is why losing her own mother to the disease was so excruciating. Lisa Porter will participate in the Relay for Life as a way to pay tribute […]

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