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Casey has the Wright stuff at Fox tourney
Source: Burnaby Now, September 13, 2013
A diminutive Mountie with an enormous heart got a musical ride of his own when he was serenaded by Michael J. Fox on his birthday. Casey Wright, Burnaby's honorary RCMP Staff Sergeant Major, was the honour guard for Fox last Friday at the opening ceremonies of the Michael J. Fox Golf Tournament.
Banking on the Future - Today's research to help tomorrow's patients.
Source: The Vancouver Sun, July 12, 2012
Fourteen-year-old Owen Barrett may be too young to care about banking, but he knows that his BioBank donation is one sound investment. Owen, a cancer patient, has voluntarily donated his blood and bone marrow for research as part of BC Childrenís Hospitalís new Childhood Cancer and Blood Research (CCBR) BioBank, a part of the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program (MCCCRP). [PDF format, 1.7 MB]
16 Years Making a Difference
Source: The Province, May 27, 2012
Building The Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program at the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children's Hospital. Our profile was published on The Province newspaper. [PDF format, 800 kb]
BC Children's Hospital Foundation honours Michael Cuccione Foundation
Source: Global BC, May 15, 2012
The legacy of Michael Cuccione will never be forgotten and his family participated in a special unveiling today. Linda Aylesworth reports.
Watch it on Global News: Cuccione family recognized - News Hour - Video, Global BC
Our researcher Dr. Kirk Schultz takes part in a nationally recognized study
Source: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, May 12, 2012
Research Profiles - Medicine gets personal: the promise of biomarkers - Medical science has delivered cures for diseases that used to seem unstoppable. From antibiotics to cancer therapies, the array of treatments that are now available to improve and prolong lives would astound the world's first healers. Yet much of the practice of medicine remains imprecise.
In most cases, doctors are limited to providing treatments that assume everyone is the same. Cancer patients receive general therapies, without knowing whether a particular drug or regime will help or hurt them. Family histories can help predict possible outcomes, but they don't provide definitive answers...
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