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2012 TELUS-Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Fellowship Competition

​​In 2012, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, in partnership with the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation launched the TELUS-Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Fellowship Competition. A $400,000 initiative, this opportunity was designed to support specialized medical and health professional training that will strengthen multidisciplinary care teams focused on improving breast cancer treatment and care.

The Fellowship will provide salary support for medical/ health care professional training for post-graduate level physicians and health professionals in all disciplines relevant to multidisciplinary breast cancer care, and may include supporting a clinical or translational component of an existing breast cancer research projects.

This Fellowship is available to applicants from across Canada with one award designated to each of the four CBCF Regions (Ontario, Atlantic, BC/Yukon and Prairies/NWT) and one award in Quebec. Each award will have a total value of $80,000. The Fellowship must be one year in duration and grants will be awarded prior to the end of 2012. Fellowships may commence anytime during the following year. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a strong interest in and an ongoing commitment to breast health/breast cancer issues, with evidence of intent to continue their careers in Canada.

In 2013, five Fellowships were awarded representing a broad spectrum of research excellence with the potential to make a significant advance on improving treatment and better outcomes for women with breast cancer.

Research Fellowships Awarded to 5 Outstanding Canadians:

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​Dr. Ling-I Olivia Tseng
(BC Cancer Centre, Vancouver): Investigating how interactions with family physicians can improve care for people with breast cancer.
Karen Dobbin
(Cancer Care Manitoba/University of Manitoba, Winnipeg): Examining rehabilitation needs of women with breast cancer.​
​Dr. Julie Arsenault
(McMaster University, Hamilton): Evaluating a robotic radiosurgery device for use in breast-conserving surgery.
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​Dr. Saima Hassan
(Centre hospitalier de l’Universite de Montreal): Understanding the molecular signatures that can help predict treatment outcomes, based on cancer subtype.
​Dr. Sami Benzina
(University of Moncton, Moncton): Studying the role of a gene that could affect the spread of breast cancer.