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MeEting the

cancer challenge

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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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Blocking the deadly spread of cancer

The vast majority of Canadians who pass away from cancer do not die from their primary cancer; they die after the disease metastasizes to another organ – such as the liver, lungs or brain. Charbonneau members Dr. Robbins and Dr. Senger's research could have a major impact on cancer survival rates

May 17, 2016

Data from a study co-authored by Charbonneau member Dr. Nizar Bahlis was approved by FDA for the use of ixazomib in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone for the treatment of multiple myeloma. This study has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine April 28, 2016.

May 2, 2016

For more than 20 years, Dr. Aru Narendran has been on the quest to help find new and better cures for kids with cancer.

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