April 23, 2007 13:39 ET

Sunnybrook Hosts Second Annual Cancer Research Day

Attention: Assignment Editor, Health/Medical Editor, Lifestyle Editor, News Editor, Science Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO, MEDIA ADVISORY--(CCNMatthews - April 23, 2007) - To continue to improve cancer care for patients, researchers at Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre and Sunnybrook Research Institute contribute new knowledge to cancer prevention, screening and treatment. To highlight the many achievements in cancer research excellence, Sunnybrook hosts the second annual cancer research day featuring presentations from many of its renowned researchers and attended by cancer researchers from across the Greater Toronto Area.

WHAT Second Annual Cancer Research Day

WHEN Wednesday April 25, 2007
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

WHERE Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre
2075 Bayview Avenue
T-Wing, Jenkin Auditorium, Room TB-021
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

0730 - 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 - 08:15 Welcome

08:20 - 08:50 Claire Holloway: Technique and Technology in Breast Surgery:
Studies from Development to Practice

08:50 - 09:20 Eileen Rakovitch: Towards Improving the Treatment of Early Stage Breast Cancer

09:20- 09:50 Ellen Warner: Breast MRI Sreening for High Risk Women -
What Have We Achieved with a Decade of Research?

09:50 - 10:20 Coffee Break

10:20 - 10:50 Kullervo Hynynen: MRI Guided Focused Ultrasound for the Treatment of Cancer

10:50 - 11:20 Peter Burns: Imaging Cancer Angiogenesis with Ultrasound

11:20 - 11:50 Greg Czarnota: Ultrasound and Radiation Effects on Tumours

11:50 - 12:45 Lunch

13:00 - 13:30 Shun Wong: Central Nervous System Radiation Injury: Novel targets for Neuroprotection

13:30 - 14:00 Richard Wells: Crisp and Clean and No Caffeine: Seven-up and the Stem Cell

14:00 - 14:30 Steven Narod: Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer in Poland

14:30 - 15:00 Coffee

15:00 - 15:30 Laurence Klotz: A Transgenic Model of Prostate Cancer Prevention

15:30 - 16:00 Karen Fergus: The Symptom Appraisal Process for Breast Cancer: Telling an Untold Story

To view a live webcast of the event visit


About Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is transforming health care through the dedication of its more than 10,000 staff members who provide compassionate and innovative patient focused care.

Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre (TSRCC) at Sunnybrook is one of North America's largest and leading comprehensive cancer centres providing care to over 10,000 new patients every year, and providing services for more than 229,000 patient visits a year. TSRCC offers a full range of outpatient and inpatient treatment and supportive care programs, is a Cancer Care Ontario partner and is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Media contact
Natalie Chung-Sayers
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
/For further information: IN: HEALTH, TECHNOLOGY

Contact Information

  • Natalie Chung-Sayers, Communications Advisor
    Primary Phone: 416-480-4040