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Ontario Plans Major Cancer Institute

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Science  11 Apr 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5617, pp. 232
DOI: 10.1126/science.300.5617.232b

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The government of Canada's largest province has announced plans to spend $680 million over the next decade to create the Cancer Research Institute of Ontario. The institute, which is expected to eventually employ hundreds of scientists, is seen as a way to strengthen Ontario's place in biomedical research as well as address an important health problem.