OICR is an innovative translational research institute dedicated to research on the prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
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Collaboration leads to better research and improved outcomes for cancer patients
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Our alliance of over 150 organizations in over 20 countries is collaborating to share knowledge and best practices, to benefit medicine and human health. - Dr. Tom Hudson
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OICR's research focuses on areas with the greatest potential impact on patients.
OICR’s funding from its partners and the Government of Ontario is $160 million, which supports more than 1,600 researchers, clinician-scientists, research staff and trainees.
OICR provides expertise and funding to help researchers further develop and commercialize their cancer research and technologies.
The ICGC is designed to identify cancer-causing mutations involved in more than 25,000 tumours for more than 50 types of cancer.
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Researchers from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research and the University of California Santa Cruz have developed a crowdsourced approach to solving a big problem with big data.
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Dr. Johar Ali explains the challenges of genomics research and why young people should pursue science.
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