Molecular Pathology Centre

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Molecular pathology
Vital Initiative Description
In Numbers...
  • 75%
    Percentage of the patient population for which a particular cancer drug is ineffective or toxic
  • 40%
    Percentage of women who will develop cancer during their lifetimes
  • 45%
    Percentage of men who will develop cancer during their lifetimes
  • 45,200
    Estimated number of new cancer cases in Quebec in 2010
  • 124
    Estimated number of new cancer cases diagnosed daily in Quebec
  • 20,300
    Estimated number of cancer-related deaths in Quebec in 2010
  • 1 in 4
    Canadians are expected to die from cancer
  • 56
    Estimated number of cancer-related deaths in Quebec daily
In Brief...
Fundraising Goal: $7.5 million
  • Building of the Molecular Pathology Centre
  • Relocation of the Molecular Pathology Unit 
  • Hiring of Highly Trained Staff 
  • State-of-the-art Instrumentation & Automation 
  • Implementation of a Laboratory Information System
Benefits