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Habs star P.K. Subban makes largest donation by a professional athlete in Canadian history


Montreal Canadians defenceman P.K. Subban and his foundation, the P.K. Subban Foundation, pledged a minimum of $10 million to the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC, the largest philanthropic commitment ever made by a professional athlete in Canada. As part of the agreement, Subban will also assist the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation as a spokesperson for select Foundation fundraising campaigns and flagship events. In recognition of this extraordinary support, the Children's inaugurated the “P.K. Subban Atrium,” the 486-square-metre, three-story public space located at the heart of the hospital’s new facilities.

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Children’s patient benefits from promising new treatment for brain tumours


A seven-year-old boy with ganglioglioma, a rare brain tumour, was successfully treated at the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH-MUHC) with the same drug therapy that targets melanoma. The innovative treatment is the result of research by Dr. Nada Jabado, hemato-oncologist at the MCH-MUHC and researcher at the Research Institute of the MUHC, in collaboration with Dr. Jean-Pierre Farmer, neurosurgeon and chief of Surgery at the MCH-MUHC. A mutation found both in melanoma and a subset of gangliogliomas opened the door to the drug treatment.

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