The Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI), named for Canadian icon Terry Fox, is built on Terry's dream to end cancer through research.


TFRI hosts Terry Fox Foundation run organizers

June 11, 2014 | Dr. Victor Ling

An all-star cast of volunteers, supporters and speakers gathered at the BC Cancer Agency in Vancouver recently to gear up ...

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News & Notices

  • TFRI and Team Finn Foundation form partnership

    TFRI and the Team Finn Foundation have formed a new partnership to build a business plan for a new research initiative focused on young persons’ cancer.

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  • Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou will join Darrell Fox and West Vancouver MP John Weston in Taipei Terry Fox Run

    The Terry Fox Foundation (TFF) is pleased to announce that Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou will participate in the Terry Fox Run being held in Taipei, Taiwan on Saturday November 15, 2014.

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  • BC Node Regional Advisory Committee meets with MLAs

    BC MLAs and ministers had an opportunity Nov. 3 to learn how cancer research is working from TFRI-BC Node Regional Advisory Committee members and invited speakers.

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  • BC legislature supports Terry Fox Day

    Victoria, BC Oct. 23, 2014 -- BC legislature calls for the second Sunday after Labour Day to be designated Terry Fox Day

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Our Mission & Vision

Terry's vision unites us and inspires our research excellence, innovation and creativity. The Terry Fox Research Institute is a collaboratively oriented, pan-Canadian organization focused on improving cancer research outcomes for the benefit of cancer patients everywhere. We invest in and manage translational research projects across Canada and function as the research arm of The Terry Fox Foundation, managing and overseeing its discovery and training portfolios. We want to ensure that today’s best science becomes tomorrow’s affordable medicine.