Month: August 2012

CCI Golf Classic

Teeing up for a cancer-free future

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

The 24th Annual Cross Cancer Institute Golf Classic, presented by Digital Communications and Rogers Communications, has raised an all-time event record of $1,101,974 for the world’s first Linac-MR, a cutting-edge radiotherapy machine that has the unique ability to take a magnetic resonance (MR) image while guiding radiation to tumours in real time. One hundred and … Read More

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The Tomorrow Project

Working Towards a Cancer-Free Tomorrow

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

“Why me? I’ve always eaten healthy foods.” “Why my mother/father? They’ve never even smoked!”  As everyone whose lives have been touched by cancer knows, these are the kind of questions that come to mind when someone is diagnosed.  The Tomorrow Project aims to find the answers to these questions – and that is why we’re … Read More

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Cookies for Cancer

Cookies for Cancer

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Last year, six-year-old Emma Fenwick was watching television when a news story about a dessert fundraiser for cancer piqued her interest. Emma excitedly asked her mother if she could do something similar, remembering that a family friend has recently passed away from brain cancer. Emma’s mother was fully supportive of her daughter’s interest in giving … Read More

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