Media advisory: Cancer Survivorship: With, Through and Beyond


Published: 10May2011

Goodman Cancer Research Centre presents an educational and inspirational event

McGill University's Goodman Cancer Research Centre (GCRC) is best known for its world-renowned researchers and their contribution to the global effort to improve cancer detection and treatment.  But the GCRC is also strongly committed to improving public awareness about the impact of cancer research in gaining a better understanding of cancer and its prevention, prognosis and treatment.

On May 16, the GCRC will address cancer survivorship, bringing together cancer survivors, researchers and community leaders. Breast-cancer survivor, physician and media personality Dr. Marla Shapiro, MDCM'79, will be delivering a keynote address on her journey with, through and beyond cancer. Montreal Alouette Anthony Calvillo and his wife Alexia, also cancer survivors, will be the evening's guests of honour.

WHAT: GCRC Lecture & Reception - Cancer Survivorship: with, through and beyond

WHEN: Monday, May 16, 2011, 6 p.m.

WHERE: Mount Royal Centre, 2200 Mansfield St.

Contact Information

Allison Flynn
McGill Media Relations
allison.j.flynn [at]
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