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Dancing For Cancer Research at McGill With Video

Updated on April 24, 2014
The Arts Building, completed in 1843 and designed by John Ostell, is the oldest building on campus still standing.
The Arts Building, completed in 1843 and designed by John Ostell, is the oldest building on campus still standing. | Source

What does Breast Cancer Awareness mean to McGill University?

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is of great importance to me personally and to so many people. I would like to share a video with everyone that I think is absolutely amazing. Everyone in this video is a scientist, student, lab technician, faculty member at McGill or a doctor. These people along with many hard workingl volunteers did such a wonderful job with this video that highlights only some of the work that is done at The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre located in Montreal, Quebec. This centre first opened in 1978 and was originally called McGill Cancer Centre.

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The sponsors of this video, "Medicom, state that a donation will be made for each hit to support advances in cancer research at the Goodman Cancer Research Centre."

The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre

The centre was renamed after receiving a very generous donation from Rosalind and Morris Goodman-Owen Egan. Mrs. Goodman who attended McGill University graduated in 1963 receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree. Mr. Goodman spent one year at McGill doing his undergraduate degree here before attending Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal. They loved McGill so much and wanted their children to have the best education possible. Three of their four children studied at McGill.

Important discoveries are made at this centre on a daily basis focusing on improvement for treatment of cancer and prevention. For more information on this centre please click here.


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      Susan Zutautas 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Sunshine and Debbie, Thanks for watching this amazing video.

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      Ask_DJ_Lyons 6 years ago from Mosheim, Tennessee

      Wow! Susan, I loved this hub. The video was fun to watch. It also was encouraging to see how dedicated these scientists are to finding a cure for cancer. Cheers! I voted this up! Thanks,


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      Linda Bilyeu 6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Kudos to McGill and also to you Susan for sharing!

      Save the TaTa's!

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      Susan Zutautas 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      barbergirl, thanks for watching the video.

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      Stacy Harris 6 years ago from Hemet, Ca

      That is so awesome!!! Very cool - thanks for sharing this.

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      Susan Zutautas 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      mythicalstorm, Thanks for watching the video, I was so excited when I first saw it that I just had to share it as I think what these people did was so awesome.

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      mythicalstorm273 6 years ago

      Thank goodness for these types of people! Every person is special, but those who dedicate their lives to making the world a better place and especially with the fight against cancer have a special place in my heart. Thank you for sharing this video and reminding me to remember those who have fought with cancer and against cancer!

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      Susan Zutautas 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Rosemay, Thanks for your comments.

      Snurre, I have a few family members that went to McGill. Wonderful University.Thanks for stopping by.

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      Snurre 6 years ago

      Good song and very decent dancing! I have a friend who studied at McGill.

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      Rosemary Sadler 6 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      It is so nice th see all the scientists and other staff creating this for support. A great hub and well presented for an extremely important cause

      Both thumbs up Susan

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      Ruchira 6 years ago from United States

      Dynamite!! My kid loves this album and it has been playing in our home for a while.

      Loved how all the hospital authorities co-ordinated to dance on it. What a way to show their equality and their focus!

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      Susan Zutautas 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Thank you everyone for having a look at this awesome video and for all your wonderful comments.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This is great. I love the beat. Hopefully someday we will find a cure. Thank you.....

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      drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

      Here's a shout-out to McGill for their work in cancer research and to you, Susan, for reporting it so well.

      Had a thought about those three doctors dancing near the end of the video. Enghusiasm, yes. A choice of Dancing as an elctive, no.

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      Helen Murphy Howell 6 years ago from Fife, Scotland

      The video was superb and the song wonderful!!

      I think the 3 older guys in the lab were definately the best dancers!!LOL! I'm sure that this video will inspire anyone who watches it to have hope and be positive about the future, whether they unfortunately suffer from the illness or are recovering from it. I loved the logo 'A Team Spirit For a Lonely illness' this says it all about these remarkable people and the invaluable work they do.

      Video and hub voted up + awesome!!

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      Kelly Umphenour 6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Up and awesome Susan - I'm sharing!

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ....oh my very goodness what a fantastic dance video as chosen by a fantastic Canadian superstar and lady of all seasons (now that it's fall) .... I will post this most beautiful hub subject of yours to my Facebook page with a direct link back here and wish you well on this late Sunday morning ..... I love all kinds of dance by the way and will select a video of my own and dedicate it to you today on Facebook so look for it - I was a supporting member (audience) of the National Ballet of Canada for many many years .... lake erie time ontario canada 11:09am

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      James W. Nelson 6 years ago from eastern North Dakota

      Good song, yes, and a good job dancing by a bunch of scientists (I was going to say eggheads but decided not to.) Good hub, Susan, I enjoyed the bloopers at the end too, and after seeing the bloopers I think these people did a great job!

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      Carolee Samuda 6 years ago from Jamaica

      I love that song and I think it's great him supporting the cancer center like that. This is good for cancer awareness month.