Accelerating cancer research discoveries for patients and the Ontario economy

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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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Great Canadian Hair “Do”

Join the OICR community in having fun and raising funds for the Terry Fox Foundation at the Great Canadian Hair “Do”

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Funding opportunity:
Health Services Research

In collaboration with Cancer Care Ontario, OICR is excited to announce a new funding opportunity to support health services research projects.

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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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