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Each year the parents of 15,700  kids will hear the words 

"your child has cancer."



Across all ages, ethnic groups and socio-economics, this disease remains the number one cause of death by disease in children. Despite major advances – from an overall survival rate of 10 percent just fifty years ago to nearly 90 percent today, for many rare cancers, the survival rate is much lower. Believe in the Gold is excited and confident in our partner, Dr. Douglas J Mahoney and his ongoing research that may soon provide an exciting alternative to drug-based therapies for some cancers.


Meet Dr. Douglas J Mahoney


Position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Disease. 

Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Research Activities: Treating Childhood Cancers with oncolytic viruses.