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Skin cancer: men are genetically more prone

Published: 22 June 2020

As COVID-19 restrictions loosen this summer, Canadians will spend more time outdoors and make the most of the sunshine. A new study from McGill University suggests why men may be more genetically...

New direction for treatment of aggressive type of breast cancer

Published: 1 November 2019

Researchers identify path to improve HER2+ breast cancer susceptibility to approved therapies

Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor announces investment of $150M to create “Team Canada of Cancer Research”

Published: 11 July 2019

MONCTON, NB – The federal Minister of Health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor, announced today an investment of $150 million over five years by the Government of Canada for the creation of the Marathon of...

Researchers unlock mysteries of complex microRNA oncogenes

Published: 27 June 2019

New research led by McGill’s Goodman Cancer Research Centre improves our understanding of microRNAs  

$27.9 million investment to fund the Québec Cancer Consortium to develop novel therapeutics and biomarkers for cancer

Published: 4 June 2019

The Québec Cancer Consortium for Novel Therapeutics and Biomarkers (QCC), a collaboration between six leading hospital and cancer research centre sites based in Montreal led by McGill University’s...

Shared genetic marker offers new promise in targeting specific ovarian and lung cancers

Published: 4 February 2019

Two new papers, published simultaneously in Nature Communications and led by researchers at McGill University, offer promise that a drug currently used to treat estrogen positive breast cancer may...


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