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Our researchers

Thanks to our donors’ support, we fund the best cancer researchers in Canada. Each year we invest in world-class research being led by roughly 300 scientists. Together, our researchers are striving to prevent cancer, understand how it works, develop better treatments and improve the quality of life of people living with and beyond cancer. Learn how Society-funded researchers are making a difference across the country.

Dr John Bell

Researcher Dr John Bell

Fighting cancer with designer viruses

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Dr John Dick

Dr John Dick

Solving the mysteries of cancer stem cells

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Dr Christine Friedenreich

Dr Christine Friedenreich

Preventing cancer through physical activity

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Dr Bruno Gagnon

Dr Bruno Gagnon

Integrating palliative care into advanced cancer care

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Dr Troy Harkness

Dr Troy Harkness

Finding new ways to treat drug-resistant cancers

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Dr Steven Jones

Dr Steven Jones

Using cancer genetics to guide personalized treatment

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Dr Mani Larijani

Dr Mani LarijaniStudying a cancer-causing protein in 3-D

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Dr Steve Manske

Dr Steve Manske

Helping young people improve their health

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Dr Jessie-Lee McIsaac

Dr Jessie Lee-McIsaac

Preventing cancer through healthy living school policies

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Dr Claude Perreault

Dr Claude Perreault

Harnessing the immune system to fight cancer

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Dr Lillian Sung

Dr Lillian Sung

Improving supportive care for children with cancer

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Dr Barbara Triggs-Raine

Dr Barbara Triggs Raine

Gaining insights into cancer control from rodents

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Learn more about the impact of the research we fund.

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