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Order of Canada

Phil Gold, C.C., O.Q., M.D.C.M., F.R.C.P.(C)

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Phil Gold, C.C., O.Q., M.D.C.M., F.R.C.P.(C) C.C. Westmount
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada December 23, 1985 April 9, 1986
Co-discoverer of the carcinoembryonic antigen which resulted in the development of the first practical serological test for bowel cancer, now in routine use in hospitals around the world, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1978. Since that time, this internationally honoured leader in cancer research, now Physician-in-Chief at the Montreal General Hospital, has headed a research team which, in another major discovery, succeeded in producing antibodies which can detect and identify which specific type of cancer is present in a human system. (This is a promotion within the Order).
Officer of the Order of Canada July 4, 1978 October 18, 1978
Professor of Medicine and Physiology at McGill and Director of Clinical Immunology and Allergy at the Montreal General Hospital. For the development of diagnostic and therapeutic measures in the detection of tumors through discovery of the carcino-embryonic antigen.
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