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The Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute is a community of researchers and educators dedicated to achieving a cancer-free future. Charbonneau is meeting the cancer challenge through discovery and innovation in basic and applied research. The Institute brings together scientists and physicians to integrate research and care across disciplines – from understanding and preventing cancer, to transforming its detection and treatment, to improving life with and after cancer. Our members include researchers at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine and Teaching Hospitals. Learn more about how we are moving forward.

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Researchers discover biomarker in blood that could indicate colorectal cancer

Dr. Oliver Bathe, Charbonneau member and University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine researcher, describes a new blood test that might replace current screening methods for colorectal cancer.

University of Calgary's 2016 iGEM team in collaboration with Charbonneau members just returned from presenting their work at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in Boston. The group of 15 students, supervised by Dr. Mayi Arcellana-Panlilio received a gold medal.

Charbonneau graduate student Dan Berger, Supervised by Dr. Jennifer Chan and Dr. Aaron Goodarzi awarded the Killam doctoral scholarship.

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