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Research fellowships and scholarships

Mary Burleigh Stewart Cancer Research Scholarship

The Mary Burleigh Stewart Cancer Research Scholarship was established by Canadian Cancer Society donors Catherine Stewart and Brian Banks, who contributed $100,000 to support young cancer researchers. The scholarship was created in honour of Catherine’s mother, who passed away due to breast cancer in 1997.

Squires Student Fund

George and Marlene Squires, long-time Alberta supporters of the Canadian Cancer Society, contributed $50,000 to establish a scholarship fund that specifically supports summer students who are learning the ropes of fighting cancer.

Learn more about these scholarships and the work they fund on our Research in Action microsite.

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Stories

Canadian Cancer Trials Group researcher Dr Wendy Parulekar The Canadian Cancer Trials Group found that extending hormone therapy keeps breast cancer at bay.

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Making progress in the cancer fight

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The 5-year cancer survival rate has increased from 25% in the 1940s to 60% today.

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