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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

Sophie Lebel My family is proud of the work I’m doing that is making a positive change in people’s lives.

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Investing to reduce cancer burden

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Last year CCS funded $40 million in cancer research, thanks to our donors. Discover how you can help reduce the burden of cancer.

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