December 2017 - With donors’ support, a team from Alberta is working to improve a cancer diagnostic tool using advanced ultrasound and nanotechnology.
December 2017 - Understanding Indigenous women’s cancer experiences is an important step to improving their cancer care.
June 2017 - Find out the latest statistics in this year’s report, which includes a special focus on pancreatic cancer.
September 2017 - With donors’ support, researchers are identifying genetic patterns in ovarian cancers that can lead to new treatment and diagnostic strategies.
May 2017 - Research by Dr Josie Ursini-Siegel and her team in Montreal reveals a new therapeutic strategy for breast cancer, thanks to donors’ support.
April 2017 - Register and submit your abstract today for the November 2017 conference.
April 2017 - Thanks to Canadian Cancer Society donors, Dr Torsten Nielsen is discovering new ways to treat a cancer most commonly seen in young people.
March 2017 - The Partnership invites you to submit an application package no later than April 14, 2017.
March 2017 - Research indicates over the next 25 years a levy would save thousands of lives and contribute to $11.5 billion in health care savings.
March 2017 - Nominations will be accepted until April 20, 2017, including those for a new award for leadership in patient involvement in cancer research.
March 2017 - Five outstanding cancer researchers receive our most prestigious awards.
February 2017 - Register to learn more about CPTP, and the data and biosamples available for request.
February 2017 - New research reveals sugary drinks will cost over 63,000 Canadian lives and billions of dollars
February 2017 - With the support of CCS donors, Dr David Stojdl and his team are changing cancer treatment with cancer-fighting virus therapies.
January 2017 - Register now for the 6th annual Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) Conference in Toronto.
January 2017 - Nominations are invited for the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance’s recognition awards.
December 2016 - World-class research discoveries exemplify the very best of what science can achieve through dedicated investment.
November 2016 - Read the results of the competition for 2017 ARCC studentships in applied cancer control research.
November 2016 - With the support of Society donors, Dr Emmanuel Guindon has outlined trends in cigarette contraband in Canada.
November 2016 - Submit your abstract for the Innovative Approaches to Optimal Cancer Care in Canada, taking place April 7-8, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. Abstract submission deadline: December 16, 2016.
October 2016 - Find out the latest statistics in this year’s report, which includes a special focus on HPV-associated cancers.
August 2016 - The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) 2016/17 seed grant competition is now open. Guidelines and application form are available online.
September 2016 - With the support of Society donors, Dr Michel Roberge is exploring new cancer treatments at the University of British Columbia.
August 2016 - With support from the Society, Dr David Malkin at The Hospital for Sick Children is changing the outlook for people with a rare inherited cancer syndrome.
July 2016 - Society’s most prestigious awards presented this morning in Toronto.
July 2016 - The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) 2016/17 studentship competition is now open. Guidelines and application form are available online.
July 2016 - Dr Eduardo Franco, Dr Philippe Gros, Dr Gerald Batist and Dr Mark Levine receive prestigious national honours on the eve of Canada Day.
June 2016 - Dr Louise Parker, the Canadian Cancer Society (Nova Scotia) endowed chair in population cancer research, works toward explaining Nova Scotians’ increased risk of bladder and kidney cancer.
June 2016 - Two Society-funded clinical trials selected as having the most impact at prestigious international conference.
May 2016 - Annual conference led by the Society-supported Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control connects researchers across disciplines to improve cancer care.
May 2016 - Society-supported researcher Dr Camilla Zimmermann tackles how people with cancer perceive palliative care.
April 2016 - Dr John Dick, Society-funded researcher at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, was recently elected Fellow of the AACR Academy.
April 2016 - Canadian Cancer Society study chosen as this year’s Great Canadian Innovation Grant.
March 2016 - Alberta researchers are developing a new way to watch proteins in growing cancers, with Society support.
March 2016 - New insights from Society-funded Dr Artem Cherkasov and his team could help improve treatment for advanced prostate cancer.
February 2016 - Three year term starting June 10, 2016. Candidates should be highly qualified individuals, self-nominations are accepted. Contact CCAC for a nomination package. The deadline for nominations is April 7, 2016.
February 2016 - Research by Society-funded Dr Michael Taylor at The Hospital for Sick Children could change how new treatments for medulloblastoma are tested.
February 2016 - Four outstanding cancer researchers receive Society’s most prestigious awards.
January 2016 - Register now for the 5th annual Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) Conference in Toronto.
January 2016 - We celebrate the memory of Society researcher Dr Dan Dumont (1960 – 2015).
January 2016 - World-class research discoveries exemplify the very best of what science can achieve through dedicated investment.
December 2015 - Research by Society-funded Dr John Dick’s team at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre could provide clues to how blood cancers develop.
December 2015 - Researchers from across Canada and beyond connected at the 2015 Canadian Cancer Research Conference in Montreal.
November 2015 - New DNA test could lead to better detection, fewer biopsies.
October 2015 - New study aims to understand and reduce fear of cancer recurrence.
November 2015 - New computational tool developed by Society-funded Dr Sohrab Shah will help zero in on new targets for personalized cancer therapy.
October 2015 - A new collaboration will advance a prostate cancer therapeutic developed by Society-funded Dr Robert Day toward the clinic.
September 2015 - New Canadian Cancer Society research shows promise.
September 2015 - Society-funded researcher Dr Guy Sauvageau studied 2 important forms of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) in Montreal.
August 2015 - Society-funded researcher Dr Ming-Sound Tsao uses mice to realistically model human lung cancers and their response to drugs at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
August 2015 - Present your headline-worthy cancer research at the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance’s 2015 Canadian Cancer Research Conference.
July 2015 - Breast cancer trial results suggest addition of regional lymph node radiation to usual radiation of the breast reduces recurrence.
July 2015 - Submit papers on Canadian cancer costing research for a special issue of Current Oncology by September 30, 2015.
July 2015 - Innovative method to detect cancer mutations developed by Society-funded researcher Dr Shana Kelley at the University of Toronto.
July 2015 - Drs Janet Rossant, Mary Gospodarowicz, James Rutka and Martin Yaffe received prestigious national honours on Canada Day
June 2015 - Dr Robert Bristow at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre breaks ground on understanding molecular differences between distinct regions in prostate tumours.
May 2015 - Find out the latest statistics in this year’s report, which includes a special focus on Predictions of the future burden of cancer in Canada.
May 2015 - Society-funded research by Dr Rama Khokha at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre used a mouse model to study how stem cells impact aging breast tissue.
April 2015 - Register to attend the 2015 CAPO conference taking place in Montreal from April 22 to 24
March 2015 - Society-funded research by Dr Steve Manske at the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact found that hookah use among high school students is a growing concern.
March 2015 - SickKids Chief of Research Dr Janet Rossant named the recipient of 2015 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award.
March 2015 - Registration is now open! Early-bird rates are in effect until April 13th, 2015.
March 2015 - Interested in communicating about the impact of the Society’s funded research? Apply by March 22.
March 2015 - Register and submit your abstract today for the November 2015 conference.
March 2015 - Three year term starting May 29, 2015. Candidates should be highly qualified individuals, self-nominations are accepted. Contact CCAC for a nomination package. The deadline for nominations is April 6, 2015.
February 2015 - Society-funded research by Dr David Huntsman at BC Cancer Agency has generated reliable estimates for stomach cancer risk in CDH1 mutation carriers.
February 2015 - Society-funded research by Dr Robert Day at Université de Sherbrooke has identified PACE4 as a therapeutic target for prostate cancer.
February 2015 - Join Dr Murray Krahn at 1:30 p.m. EDT on March 12, 2015 in Ottawa and online via webinar for a discussion of the factors to be considered in developing a fair, transparent, and values-based framework for decisions about the adoption and use of health technologies.
February 2015 - We are proud to honour these talented men and women who have played a key role in the advancement of cancer research.
February 2015 - The Society, in partnership with Brain Canada and the Government of Canada, will fund $5 million in brain cancer research.
January 2015 - Dr Brenda Gallie and Dr Laurence Klotz received this prestigious honour on Dec. 26.
January 2015 - As part of their coverage of The International Year of Light, CBC invited Dr Wilson to speak about his internationally-recognized work in photodynamic therapy. Listen here. (If you have trouble opening the link, try a different browser such as Chrome.)
December 2014 - The CCSRI would like to congratulate Dr Bell and colleagues on their Government of Canada Network of Centres of Excellence award of $25 million for a Biotherapeutics for Cancer Treatment (BioCanRx) Network.
December 2014 - Read about the top 10 Canadian Cancer Society-funded research of 2014
November 2014 - The NCIC Clinical Trials Group will lead the first clinical trial to test a new immunotherapy drug on early lung cancer.
October 2014 - The Society, in partnership with the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation and Craig’s Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society, has announced a grant to support New Brunswick cancer research scientists exploring the development of a blood test to detect pancreatic cancer at an early stage.
October 2014 - These grants were made possible by a generous donation from the estate of W. Gary Rowe, a lawyer, art collector and philanthropist born in St John’s.
September 2014 - An Ottawa scientist has been awarded an Innovation Grant from the Canadian Cancer Society to examine the most accurate way to assess cancer removal after surgery.
September 2014 - The Society's Nova Scotia Division partnered with Craig’s Cause and QEII Foundation to make an unprecedented $1.4-million donation.
September 2014 - Researchers in Hamilton, Ontario, are working on what could become an inexpensive, simple, accurate and non-invasive test for colorectal cancer.
August 2014 - This program offers Canadian academic researchers with novel targets and mechanisms of action the opportunity to collaborate with Blueline to translate their research discoveries into high impact therapeutics.
July 2014 - Read about high-impact findings from the Society-funded clinical trials network.
June 2014 - Please visit the CIHR Funding Opportunities Database for details. The application deadline is September 15, 2014.
June 2014 - Read about the "2nd Cancer Cachexia Conference: Evolving Mechanisms and Therapies", taking place September 2014 in Montreal
June 2014 - Findings from clinical trials could lead to changes in treatment.
April 2014 - Queen’s University and the Canadian Cancer Society are pleased to announce that Dr Janet Dancey will be the next director of the NCIC Clinical Trials Group (NCIC CTG)
March 2014 - Our first research tweet chat took place April 1
March 2014 - Dr Steven Gallinger’s new Impact Grant will look at how the BRCA-ness of pancreatic cancer may affect its treatment outcomes.
January 2014 - Interested in the latest on tobacco retailers, brain cancer treatment, or Hippos? Read on…
December 2013 - How does CCSRI select the best research to fund with your donations? Read what Sarah Vollett, a community representative in our peer review process, has to say.
November 2013 - Recent research by the Society-funded Propel Centre for Population Health Impact found that highschool students who use tobacco choose flavoured products more than half of the time. This research helped motivate a bill to ban the sale of flavoured tobacco in Ontario.
October 2013 - An unconventional way of looking at a long-known molecule has garnered a Guelph scientist new funding and could lead to better treatment options for lung cancer, the Canadian Cancer Society announced today in recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November.
October 2013 - Study recruits doctors to boost screening uptake in under screened South Asian population
August 2013 - Futuristic device will use high-frequency sound waves to detect abnormal cells
August 2013 - Tiny gold particles could revolutionize the treatment of prostate cancer. This is the aim of one of the 37 research projects receiving a Canadian Cancer Society’s Innovation Grant this year. Of a total of $7 million, $2.6 million will be distributed to 13 Quebec researchers.
July 2013 - When it comes to patients’ emotional and psychological states, a new study shows that patients who are asked one simple question may receive more empathy from their caregivers.
October 2013 - A London scientist studying ways to overcome chemotherapy resistance in women with triple-negative breast cancer has received funding from the Canadian Cancer Society. His work could lead to better outcomes for women with this hard-to-treat form of breast cancer.