Daily Media Digest February 26, 2024

Early trial shows efficacy of drug CFI-400945 in treating a challenging form of leukemia
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
“A study from Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PM) has found a potential treatment for patients with relapsed or treatment-resistant acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and Myelodysplastic …”
KEYWORDS: cancer, clinical trial, University Health Network

Results of the 2023 Canadian Cancer Society Challenge Grants Competition
Canadian Cancer Society
“The grants provided through the 2023 Challenge Grants Competition support cancer research projects across the cancer continuum and across disciplines, with an ultimate goal of solving a …”
KEYWORDS: cancer, Canadian research, funding, Canadian Cancer Society

The Liberals and NDP say they have a pharmacare deal — so what’s left on their to-do list?
“The parties have reached agreements on several fronts but there are several items on the list that have yet to be completed …”
KEYWORDS: pharmacare, federal budget, government

Investing in the business of health research generates benefits
The Hill Times
“Health research is not just a funding demand, rather it is a vibrant industry worth investing in … in the fields of aerospace and electric vehicles because we nurtured innovation in those fields.”
KEYWORDS: health innovation, Genome Canada, IRICoR

Beyond treatment: online wellness program ‘a game-changer,’ say patients
University of Alberta
“Participants living with chronic conditions adopt new daily coping and movement habits after taking the 12-week EMPOWER program.”
KEYWORDS: chronic illness, health care, online program, University of Alberta