About us

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Cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada and the second leading cause of death globally.

Understanding its complex nature requires the highest level of scientific expertise, cutting edge technology and creative collaboration across disciplines and boundaries.

The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Institute (formerly the Goodman Cancer Research Centre), affiliated with McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, brings together world-leading scientists and clinicians in a vibrant, collaborative environment. Our scientists are tackling the most important problems in cancer research through innovative thinking and a multidisciplinary approach, supported by world-leading Innovation Platforms and a dedicated staff of research and administrative professionals.

Essential to the mission of the GCI is the education and training of the next generation of leaders in the field of cancer research. Our talented trainees are at the heart of our community and central to all that we do. Our training programs are dynamic, innovative, hands-on and designed to foster independent thinking and an ability to integrate knowledge and technology from multiple fields.

Our Vision A renowned world-class community of researchers committed to improving outcomes for cancer patients through scientific excellence.
Our Mission Understand what drives cancer in order to better prevent, diagnose and treat the disease.
Our Values Integrity, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment.


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