60% of high-priority research goes unfunded.
Finding prostate cancer
Prostate cancer can be detected early using a PSA test and a digital rectal exam. Most of the time, the earlier you find cancer, the better. Prostate cancer seems to be different. Large, reliable studies haven’t been able to tell us clearly whether it’s a good thing to use these tests to look for prostate cancer.
Research at the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control led to a new standard in leukemia testing.
Investing to reduce cancer burden
Last year CCS funded $40 million in cancer research, thanks to our donors. Discover how you can help reduce the burden of cancer.