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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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Study finds deadly radon gas exceeds safe levels in one of eight Calgary homes

New study by Charbonneau member Dr. Aaron Goodarzi finds one in eight southern Alberta homes exceeds Health Canada's acceptable radon level.

Dr. Marco Gallo, Member of the Charbonneau Cancer Institute and the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute was one of two recipients of the ACGT Young Investigator Grant for his research into the cellular anomalies in glioblastoma brain cancer.

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) awarded Psychosocial grants to four researchers across North America. Charbonneau member Dr. Fiona Schulte receives the Psychosocial Launch Grant for her study on factors that may be contributing to social adjustment difficulties in pediatric brain tumor survivors.

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