Harnessing Natural Killers

Dr. Armand Keating, Director of Hematology at Toronto’s Princess Margaret Hospital, part of the University Health Network (UHN), has been leading some groundbreaking research on the use of natural killer cell lines in the treatment of blood cancers. Having demonstrated the effectiveness of one particular natural killer cell line, NK-92, in various in-vitro studies, Dr. […]

Exploring the Anticancer Activity of Dandelion Root Extract

Widely-known for supporting a broad range of philanthropic projects, The Jesse and Julie Rasch Foundation has just approved $80,000 in research funding for Dr. Siyaram Pandey’s project, Evaluation of anti-cancer effect of various compounds against lymphoma.

Transforming Radiation Treatment at The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

The Jesse and Julie Rasch Foundation has committed to the goal of improving the lives of Canadians with a generous gift of $500,000 to fund a project at The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre that aims to transform cancer treatment by making it less harmful and toxic.

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: A Product of the (Micro)Environment?

The Jesse and Julie Rasch Foundation has provided a grant to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation to allow Drs. Laister and Kuruvilla to determine whether certain natural, dietary compounds exhibit an anti-cancer effect in the context of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, and whether those compounds may act in part by preventing the microenvironment from becoming a foundation for tumor growth.

Can Curry Cure Cancer?

The Jesse and Julie Rasch Foundation has engaged Dr. Mackenzie and his team to examine the anti-cancer properties of over 30 promising naturally occurring compounds, particularly within the context of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. For those compounds showing the most promise, they will do further experimentation to determine efficacy and mechanisms of action. The goal of the Foundation is to plant the seeds, so to speak, to find effective cancer treatments derived from the very botanicals that were prescribed centuries ago.


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ECHOage is an online birthday party service where children learn the value of giving and receiving while celebrating. It is a unique opportunity for a child to learn about charities. Guests contribute to the child’s party online and then those funds are split – half goes to the child toward the birthday gift of their choice and the other half goes to a charity of their choosing.

Could an apple a day keep sepsis away?

Exploring the benefit of Vitamin C administration as a potential therapy for sepsis. Sepsis kills more people than breast, colorectal, pancreatic, and prostate cancers combined. Outside of coronary care units, it is the leading cause of mortality in intensive care units.

Within Every Woman

Within Every Woman (WEWoman) is a film that explores the forgotten history of “The Comfort Woman”, a term used to describe over 200,000 girls who were forced into sexual slavery during World War II in Asia.

Entrepreneurs for Science

The inaugural Entrepreneurs for Science Awards is a unique joint-University Health Network/Mount Sinai Hospital Departments of Medicine initiative that strives to continue the proud tradition of Canadian leadership in medical innovation. In October 2012, two grants of $100,000 will be awarded to UHN/MSH Department of Medicine innovators who have the potential for global impact.