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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

Dr Shana Kelley An ultrasensitive blood test for cancer

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Establishing a national caregivers strategy

Illustration of caregivers

The Canadian Cancer Society is actively lobbying the federal government to establish a national caregivers strategy to ensure there is more financial support for this important group of people.

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