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Dr. Joseph Pater Recognized by CCRA

Dr. Joseph L. Pater Dr. Joseph Pater, Canadian Cancer Trials Group's (Canadian Cancer Trials Group) founding director, has been honoured by the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance (CCRA) for a lifetime of advancing the understanding and treatment of cancer.

Dr. Pater headed the Canadian Cancer Trials Group for 27 years. During his tenure he played an active part in the development, execution and analysis of more than 100 cooperative cancer trials and oversaw more than 300 clinical trials involving more than 45,000 patients worldwide. He led the charge for innovation in cancer clinical trials and worked to foster collaborations among physicians and researchers across Canada and internationally.

Dr. Pater will be presented with his award at the Canadian Cancer Research Conference being held in Montreal.

To read more about the award and Dr. Pater's accomplishments, please use the following links:

http://www.queensu.ca/gazette/stories/crusade-cure-cancer
http://www.ccra-acrc.ca/index.php/about-us/awards

Congratulations, Joe!!