Accelerating cancer research discoveries for patients and the Ontario economy

OICR Researchers in the lab

OICR research

OICR is improving the prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Read about the OICR programs and initiatives that are making this happen.

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OICR Annual Report

OICR Annual Report

The 2016-17 Annual Report for OICR is now available.

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Women in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Where are all the women in science? Female executives, leaders, directors and scientists share their perspectives in a two-part discussion. Read it here.



FACIT helps drive oncology innovations from the lab to the marketplace where they can benefit cancer patients, researchers and meet the needs of investors in the Ontario economy.

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OICR works with other institutions

Collaborative Research Resources

OICR is making its technology infrastructure and expertise available to the Ontario cancer research community.

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Researchers in the genomics lab

Translational Research Initiatives

OICR’s new Translational Research Initiatives bring world-leading Ontario scientists together to tackle some of the most difficult to treat cancers and some of the biggest challenges in cancer today.

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Careers at OICR.


We are looking for people interested in being part of our culture of excellence that will result in Ontario being recognized internationally as a leader in cancer research.

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Impact stories

Innovative study brings next-generation genomic sequencing to more Ontario cancer patients

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New prognostic test for prostate cancer now closer to clinical use

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Pan-Canadian research team uncovers ‘signature’ to reduce overtreatment of prostate cancer

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