TORONTO, May 24, 2002 ( – Despite receiving numerous calls, letters and emails objecting to their stand in favour of destructive research on human embryos, the Canadian Cancer Society continues to support the human experimentation.  In a form letter response the Cancer Society said, “Human embryonic stem cell research offers great promise in advancing our knowledge of cancer.”  The letter, signed by Julie White, the Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Cancer Society, said that the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) guidelines for human embryonic stem cell research will “ensure that human embryonic stem cell research takes place in a responsible, ethical and accountable manner.”  To express your concerns:  Canadian Cancer Society National Office Suite 200, 10 Alcorn Avenue Toronto, Ontario   M4V 3B1 416-961-7223 fax 416-961-4189 [email protected]   See related LifeSite coverage:  CANCER, PARKINSON’S, DIABETES GROUPS RISK DONATIONS BY BACKING EMBRYO RESEARCH