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What's New

New CCS Breast Cancer Research Grants announced.

April 2017 - Read the results of the 2016 Breast Cancer Research Grants competition (formerly the CBCF National Research Grant Program competition).


Applications for Prevention Innovation, Knowledge to Action, Quality of Life Research and Travel Awards available

March 2017 - Applicants for Prevention Innovation Grants, Knowledge to Action Grants, Quality of Life Research Grants and Travel Awards competitions can now apply online.


Impact Grant LOI application available

February 2017 - Applicants for the 2018 Impact Grant LOI competition can now apply online.


Research Programs update

February 2017 - Competition deadlines have been updated. Please see program descriptions for details.


New grants announced

February 2017 - Read the results of the latest Innovation, Innovation to Impact and Quality of Life Research Grant competitions.


Together, we are stronger

February 2017 - On February 1, 2017, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) joined forces to increase operational efficiencies and further our impact on all types of cancer for all Canadians.


New Impact Grants Announced

February 2017 - Read the results of the September 1, 2016 Impact grants competition


New Travel Awards announced

December 2016 - Read the results of the September 15, 2016 Travel Awards competition.


New Prevention Research Grants Announced

October 2016 - Read the results of the June 25, 2016 Prevention Research Grants competition.


2017 Awards for Excellence nomination forms available

September 2016 - The Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to invite you to submit nominations for each of the Society’s four prestigious Awards for Excellence in cancer research for 2017.


CCSRI is hiring a Vice President, Research (contract, full time)

September 2016 - Interested in promoting and developing the highest calibre of cancer research in Canada? Apply by September 29.


New Knowledge to Action Grants announced

August 2016 - Read the results of the April 1, 2016 Knowledge to Action Grants competition.


New grants announced

July 2016 - Read the results of the latest Innovation, Innovation to Impact Grant and Career Development Awards competitons.


New Travel Awards announced

July 2016 - Read the results of the May 15, 2016 Travel Awards competition.


Applications for Innovation, Innovation to Impact and Travel Awards available

June 2016 - Applicants for the next round of Innovation Grants, Innovation to Impact Grants and Travel Awards competitions can now apply online.


Quality of Life Research Grant LOI applications available

June 2016 - Applicants for the 2017 Quality of Life Research Grants LOI competition can now apply online.


CCSRI Research Impact Report 2015 now available

May 2016 - Read our annual report of the impact of research funded by Society donors and partners, supported through CCSRI’s research programs.


Travel Award applications available

March 2016 - Applicants for the May 2016 Travel Awards competition can now apply online.


New Travel Awards announced

March 2016 - Read the results of the January 15, 2015 Travel Awards competition.


Cole Foundation partnership to fund CCSRI Impact Grants in leukemia and lymphoma

February 2016 - CCSRI have partnered with the Cole Foundation to fund Impact Grants in leukemia and lymphoma.


CBCF partnership to fund CCSRI Career Development Awards in Prevention

February 2016 - CCSRI have partnered with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to fund Career Development Awards in breast cancer prevention research.


New grants announced

January 2016 - Read the results of the latest Innovation, Innovation to Impact, Impact and Qualty of Life Research Grants competitons.


Applications for Innovation, Innovation to Impact, Prevention Research, Knowledge to Action Grants and Travel Awards available

December 2015 - Applicants for the next round of Innovation Grants, Innovation to Impact Grants, Prevention Research Grants, Knowledge to Action Grants and Travel Awards competitions can now apply online.


New Travel Awards announced

November 2015 - Read the results of the September 15, 2015 Travel Awards competition.


New Prevention Research Grants announced

November 2015 - Read the results of the June 1, 2015 Prevention Research Grants competition.


Knowledge to Action Grants dates are changing

October 2015 - More details will be available in mid-December.


2016 Awards for Excellence nomination forms available

October 2015 - The Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to invite you to submit nominations for each of the Society’s four prestigious Awards for Excellence in cancer research for 2016.


New grants announced

July 2015 - Read the results of the latest Innovation, Innovation to Impact, Knowledge to Action Grants, Career Development and Travel Awards competitons.


Applications for Innovation, Innovation to Impact and Travel Awards available

May 2015 - Applicants for the next round of Innovation Grants, Innovation to Impact Grants and Travel Awards competitions can now apply online.


Quality of Life Research Grant LOI applications available

May 2015 - Applicants for the 2016 Quality of Life Research Grants LOI competition can now apply online.


New Travel Awards announced

March 2015 - Read the results of the January 15, 2015 Travel Awards competition.


Prevention Network webinar on e-cigarettes

February 2015 - Join us March 4 at 12 noon Eastern for a webinar on e-cigarettes led by Dr David Hammond.


Brain Canada partnership on CCSRI Impact Grants in brain cancer

February 2015 - The CCSRI is pleased to announce a continued partnership with Brain Canada to fund additional Impact Grants in 2016.


New grants announced

February 2015 - Read the results of the latest Innovation, Innovation to Impact, Impact and Quality of Life Reserch Grants competitons.


Applications for Innovation, Innovation to Impact, Impact, Career Development and Travel Awards available

December 2014 - Applicants for the next round of Innovation Grants, Innovation to Impact Grants, Impact Grants, Career Development Awards in Prevention and Travel Awards competitions can now apply online.


Prevention Research Grant applications available

November 2014 - Applicants for the June 2015 Prevention Research Grants competition can now apply online.


New Travel Awards announced

November 2014 - Read the results of the September 15, 2014 Travel Awards competition.


Knowledge to Action Grant applications available

November 2014 - Applicants for the February 2015 Knowledge to Action Grants competition can now apply online.


New prevention grant announced

October 2014 - Read the results of the July 5, 2014 CCS-Partner Prevention Research Grants competition.


2014 Awards for Excellence nomination forms available

October 2014 - The Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to invite you to submit nominations for each of the Society’s four prestigious Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research for 2014.


New Travel Awards announced

August 2014 - Read the results of the May 15, 2014 Travel Awards competition.


New grants announced

July 2014 - Read the results of the latest Innovation, Prevention, Knowledge to Action, Capacity Development and Innovation to Impact Grants competitons.


Applications for Innovation, Innovation to Impact and Travel Awards available

July 2014 - Applicants for the next round of Innovation Grants, Innovation to Impact Grants and Travel Awards competitions can now apply online.


Canadian Cancer Statistics 2014

May 2014 - Find out the latest statistics in this year’s report, which includes a special focus on skin cancer.


2013 Awards for Excellence recipients announced

May 2014 - Read more about the latest recipients of the Canadian Cancer Society Awards for Excellence


Travel Award applications available

April 2014 - Applicants for the May 2014 Travel Awards competition can now apply online.


ARCC Conference – May 11-12, 2014

April 2014 - Register now for the May 2014 Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) Conference


CBCF partnership on CCSRI Capacity Development Awards in Prevention

March 2014 - CCSRI have partnered with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to fund Capacity Development Awards in breast cancer prevention research


Science communication workshop

March 2014 - CCSRI is offering a new opportunity for cancer researchers: a half-day Science Communication Training Workshop to be held in Toronto on June 20


New Travel Awards announced

March 2014 - Read the results of the January 15, 2014 Travel Awards competition.


New grants announced

January 2014 - Read the results of the latest Innovation, Impact and Qualty of Life Reserch Grants competitons.


New Innovation to Impact Grant applications available

December 2013 - Applicants for the April 2014 Innovation to Impact Grants competition can now apply online.


Applications for Innovation, Impact, Capacity Development and Travel Awards available

December 2013 - Applicants for the next round of Innovation Grants, Impact Grants, Capacity Development and Travel Awards competitions can now apply online.


CIHR-ICR partnership on CCSRI Prevention Research Grants

December 2013 - CCSRI have partnered with the Institue of Cancer Research of the CIHR to fund Prevention Research Grants.


New Travel Awards announced

November 2013 - Read the results of the September 15, 2013 Travel Awards competition.


Prevention Research Grant applications available

November 2013 - Applicants for the April 2014 Prevention Research Grants competition can now apply online.


CCS Partner Prevention Research Grant LOI applications available

November 2013 - Applicants for the February 2014 CCS-Partner Prevention Research Grants LOI competition can now apply online.


Knowledge to Action Grant applications available

November 2013 - Applicants for the February 2014 Knowledge to Action Grants competition can now apply online.


Cancer Prevention in the Era of Personalized Medicine

November 2013 - Public Lecture 5-6 pm Nov 15 - UofT-USP Joint Oncology Conference invites members of the public to this lecture by Professor Steve Narod.


The Canadian Cancer Research Conference (CCRC)

October 2013 - Register for the November 2013 Canadian Cancer Research Conference before October 14.


New Innovation Grants announced

July 2013 - Read the results of the April 1, 2013 Innovation Grants competition.


New Knowledge to Action Grants announced

July 2013 - Read the results of the February 1, 2013 Knowledge to Action Grants competition


New Travel Awards announced

July 2013 - Read the results of the May 15, 2013 Travel Award competition.


2013 Canadian Cancer Statistics

May 2013 - Find out more about this year’s statistics with a special topic on liver cancer