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Major grant from Canadian Cancer Society supports Ottawa research on cancer surgery

February 29, 2012

Dr. Rebecca Auer has been awarded a grant worth $200,000 from the Canadian Cancer Society to investigate whether oncolytic viruses given around the time of cancer surgery can stimulate the immune system into attacking any remaining cancer cells and thus prevent cancer from coming back. See media release, Ottawa Citizen or Globe and Mail for details.