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As a partner of the Institute, Uniprix supports, among other things, the Rapatriement des cerveaux program aimed at bringing oncology researchers back to Montreal, so that Quebec can benefit from their discoveries.

Discover the program

Did you know?

On average in Quebec, someone learns that they have cancer every 8 minutes2.

Cancer is the leading cause of death in Quebec3 and the second leading cause worldwide4.

This means that millions of children, adults and seniors, regardless of their social status, will have their lives disrupted by the disease.

From the lab to the pharmacy

From the lab to the pharmacy, every healthcare professional plays an essential role in a cancer patient’s wellness journey.

Discover their role by watching this short video!

Research at the Institute

Founded 75 years ago, the Montreal Cancer Institute, affiliated to CRCHUM, supports excellence in research in order to find new treatments against cancer and, ultimately, beat the disease.

The researchers who are members of the Institute focus on cancers of epithelial origin, which include most solid tumors, such as ovarian cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer.

Learn more about the Institute

Vaccine against cancer

Did you know that researchers who are members of the Montreal Cancer Institute are working on a vaccine against cancer? This vaccine would provide effective immunization against the disease.

Find out more about the research

The family pharmacist's role

If you or a loved one are diagnosed with cancer, your family pharmacist will work closely with your health care team to provide you with the best treatments for your condition.

In addition to answering your questions about the disease and ensuring that your treatments are effective, your pharmacist will provide support and accompany you in your health journey.

See how your pharmacist can support you

How are donations used?

Financial contributions are distributed to member researchers of the Institute to:

  • Support research projects
  • Invest in state-of-the-art equipment
  • Award scholarships
  • Organize and fund scientific conferences and training workshops

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