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April is Daffodil Month - Cancer Awareness

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:56

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Contact: Angela Fragome
Organization: Segal Cancer Centre - Jewish General Hospital
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Office Phone: 514-340-8222 x5418
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Reducing cancer-related fatigue one step at a time

Low-intensity exercise program builds scarce resources of people with cancer
Thu, 2015-03-12 10:34

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514 398-6754

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Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: Public Affairs & Strategic planning (MUHC)
Office Phone: 514 934-1934 ext. 71381
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Source Site: /newsroom

Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells metastasize

Thu, 2015-02-26 10:19

Montreal Neurological Institute scientists discover a new mechanism driving spread of cancer

A protein commonly found in human cells could be an important switch that activates cancer cell metastasis, according to a new study by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro at McGill University and the MUHC. The finding focuses attention on a biological mechanism that until now was largely overlooked. The discovery of the protein’s effect significantly expands our understanding of epithelial cancers such as breast and lung cancer.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Source Site: /neuro

Revolutionary new probe zooms in on cancer cells

Wed, 2015-02-11 14:45

Improves tumour surgeries and extends survival times for brain cancer patients

VIDEO: http://bit.ly/1EYjsTV

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Source Site: /neuro

World Cancer Day is February 4

Tue, 2015-01-27 14:13

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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Source Site: /newsroom

Possible link between air pollution and breast cancer

Fri, 2014-12-05 10:40

A new study of over 3,400 Canadian women provides further evidence that exposure to air-pollution may increase the risk of developing breast cancer, especially among women who have not yet had their menopause.

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Contact: Melody Enguix
Organization: Bureau des relations avec les médias
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Office Phone: 514 398 6751
Mobile Phone: 514 796 6751
Source Site: /newsroom

New DNA analysis technique promises speedier diagnosis

Cancer and pre-natal problem diagnoses hastened by breakthrough DNA analysis technique developed at McGill
Tue, 2014-08-05 10:13

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Source Site: /newsroom