Making a significant impact on the treatment of cancer
Cancer is the #1 health problem in Canada. It is why the IRIC adopted a fundamental mission for the well being of the population: To have a significant impact in the treatment of cancer.
To achieve its triple mission, the IRIC focuses its operations around:
- Acquiring new knowledge through high-level basic research
- Accelerating the discovery of new therapies
- Training tomorrow’s scientists
The core values of the IRIC and its researchers are its excellence and integrity in teaching and research, innovation, collaboration and collegiality.