Gaining strength through community

March 2021 -

Being diagnosed and treated for cancer during the pandemic was stressful for Alexis, but she found hope through an online support program you made possible.

Your support helped to change lives

March 2021 -

Thanks to your generosity, we were able to reimagine our programs and services during the pandemic to best mitigate the risks of COVID-19 for Canadians living with cancer:

Team uncovers cutting-edge way to treat cancer

March 2021 -

Your support allowed Dr Warren Chan and his team to use nanoparticles to search for tumours – and give better treatment options to people with cancer.

Critical Canadian projections for Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 2020 -

A new report finds a dramatic increase in survival rates when lung cancer is caught early

Shining a light on rare and aggressive uterine cancers

November 2020 -

New research grant will advance understanding of rare and aggressive uterine cancers

No off-season for cancer

November 2020 -

NHL and NHLPA rally together to inspire hope and raise funds for Hockey Fights Cancer Month

Celebrating CCS’s dedicated volunteers

November 2020 -

This International Volunteer Day, CCS thanks our volunteers for their unwavering support.

Shepherd’s pie

November 2020 -

Looking for a classic comfort dish that your family will love? Try this healthy recipe for shepherd’s pie!

Curb your sweet tooth this holiday season

November 2020 -

Looking to eat well over the holidays? Here are six creative tips to help satisfy your sweet tooth and reduce your cancer risk.  

CCS calls on government to take action against cancer in 2021 federal budget

September 2020 -

We are recommending ways for Canadian government to prevent cancer and improve quality of life for Canadians affected by cancer

New survey shows people affected by cancer feel more anxious and concerned during pandemic

September 2020 -

Survey results are helping CCS ensure that the voices of people affected by cancer are reflected in our work

Supporting Canadians on their breast cancer journey

September 2020 -

At CCS, we support the nearly 1 in 8 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, through our national support system.

What should you know about PSA testing?

September 2020 -

Early detection of prostate cancer can improve outcomes

Savory pear and cheese scones

September 2020 -

Do you love the combination of sweet and savoury? Try these scones to satisfy your appetite. Easy to grab on the go or take some time to enjoy with a cup of tea.

5 ways you can eat more vegetables and fruit

September 2020 -

Did you know that eating lots of vegetables and fruit can decrease your cancer risk?

Improving cognitive recovery in childhood brain cancer survivors

September 2020 -

This new, cutting-edge research project is offering hope to children and families affected by childhood brain cancer.

CCS community lets “people be themselves”

September 2020 -

An online community you helped to fund gave Nadia the support she needed to stay positive during her breast cancer journey.

Researching triple-negative breast cancer

September 2020 -

Thanks to your support, researchers have new insight into how triple-negative breast cancer spreads – a first step toward better prevention and treatment.

Nurse makes a life-changing call

September 2020 -

After a breast cancer diagnosis left Pat Hartley “in shock,” she got the support she needed via a cancer helpline you made possible.

The remarkable things you made possible

September 2020 -

Thanks to your generosity, we invested more than $19 million into groundbreaking research that will improve the lives of Canadians affected by cancer.

Community provides hope

September 2020 -

When a cancer diagnosis left Liz Webb feeling scared and uncertain, she found hope and strength through a CCS online community you helped to fund.

Putting safety first at our lodges

September 2020 -

With your support, we safely reopened our CCS Lodges, which provide safe and welcoming spaces for those who must travel for cancer treatment.

Taking prostate cancer to heart

August 2020 -

With your support, a CCS-funded research team is learning how to reduce the risk of heart disease in men with prostate cancer.

Studying RNA to treat prostate cancer

August 2020 -

Your generosity enabled the first large-scale profile of circular RNAs in tumours – and it’s giving new hope to men with prostate cancer.

Advancing treatment for metastatic prostate cancer

August 2020 -

A ground-breaking discovery could help doctors personalize treatment for men with metastatic prostate cancer – and it’s all thanks to you.

Watermelon Greek salad

July 2020 -

Beat the summer heat with this cool and refreshing twist on a Greek salad.

Supporting the breast cancer cause virtually

July 2020 -

Starting Monday, July 6, CCS lodges welcomed guests once again

Be sun safe to help reduce your skin cancer risk

July 2020 -

5 sun safety tips you may not know about

Reducing the threat of COVID-19 for people with cancer

July 2020 -

CCS funds new clinical trial testing treatment to prevent severe COVID- 19

Re-opening our doors

July 2020 -

Starting Monday, July 6, CCS lodges welcomed guests once again

Addressing prostate cancer risk in Black men

July 2020 -

Advisory council continues work to improve awareness of prostate cancer risk and promote testing

Advocating for Canadians with cancer during COVID-19

July 2020 -

CCS calling for more paid time off work for Canadians undergoing cancer treatment

New report shows how the Employment Insurance Sickness Benefit can be improved

June 2020 -

A new report released today by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) in partnership with a number of other health organizations outlines 10 key recommendations to improve the Employment Insurance (EI) Sickness Benefit, including an extension of the benefit from 15 to at least 26 weeks. The report is a guiding light for government policy-making and provides a consensus of what experts feel is needed to improve the benefit for Canadians who rely on it when they become seriously ill or injured.

When a helpline becomes a “lifeline”

June 2020 -

These days, your support has never been so valued. It helps us put resources toward handling the increased volume of calls we are receiving during the pandemic.

Saving lives through research

June 2020 -

Remarkable breakthroughs are taking place in the labs of some of Canada’s best and brightest researchers. Your support is funding exploration into many new and promising treatments for women with breast cancer.

Public Statement of Solidarity

June 2020 -

Systemic racism impacts the people we serve, the research we fund, and the experiences of employees, volunteers and supporters of the Canadian Cancer Society. There are deep disparities in cancer risk, cancer care and in cancer research, with life and death consequences that cannot be ignored.

New research improves quality of life

June 2020 -

Your generosity is providing hope to people facing acute leukemia. With your support, Dr Gary Rodin and Dr Camilla Zimmermann discovered ways to reduce and prevent suffering in patients – and improve their overall quality of life.

The remarkable power of one person: you!

June 2020 -

It’s true: one person really can create powerful change. You helped fund groundbreaking research, contributed to enhanced screening and early detection, and invested in lifesaving treatment.

Making strides in breast cancer research

June 2020 -

Thanks to a CCS grant you made possible, researchers have new insight into how triple-negative breast cancer spreads in women – a first step toward better prevention and treatment.

Study finds way to delay prostate cancer spread

June 2020 -

A first-of-its-kind study, made possible with your support of CCS, is helping to guide treatment for men with hormone-resistant metastatic prostate cancer.

Q&A with Dr Bray

June 2020 -

Your support funds research into all types of cancer that impacts people in communities across Canada. Dr Judy Bray, Vice President of Research, explains how this happens.

Clicking with an online community

June 2020 -

When a cancer diagnosis left Wes Tanney feeling anxious and alone, he found support through a CCS online community you helped to fund. Thanks to you, Wes connected with others on similar cancer journeys – and found the confidence he needed to move forward.

Using molecules to understand prostate cancer’s progression

June 2020 -

A study funded by CCS has discovered that when people with prostate cancer have too high or too low levels of a particular molecule in their tumour, they are more likely to have negative outcomes This research could lead to better ways to detect prostate cancer earlier and predict whether the cancer will come back and spread, allowing doctors to create more personalized treatment strategies for people with prostate cancer.

Go Plaid for Dad this June 19

June 2020 -

Connect with your colleagues and support groundbreaking prostate cancer research with the power of plaid!

Innovations in infant brain cancer

May 2020 -

A study funded by CCS has significantly advanced precision medicine for infants with one of the most common types of brain tumour.

Raspberry poppyseed salad

May 2020 -

Celebrate the season with this vibrant and refreshing salad

Creating community and connection through virtual fundraising

May 2020 -

Researchers uncover best treatment plan for people with metastatic prostate cancer

Providing a powerful support system

May 2020 -

CCS-funded lodge provides a home-away-from-home during cancer treatment

Standing up for the health of Canadians

May 2020 -

CCS working with government to ensure needs of cancer patients are not forgotten

Reduce your cancer risk during COVID 19

May 2020 -

Healthy habits you can try at home

Transforming prostate cancer care

March 2020 -

Researchers uncover best treatment plan for people with metastatic prostate cancer

Overnight oats

March 2020 -

Embrace Nutrition Month by preparing this portable and delicious oatmeal!

Hope and healing through the Lodge that Gives

March 2020 -

CCS-funded lodge provides a home-away-from-home during cancer treatment

Sit less and move more

March 2020 -

Make movement part of your daily routine with these helpful tips.

Warm lodge sparks hope

March 2020 -

When Sharon had to travel far from home to receive treatment, she was worried about leaving her family behind. Because of your support, Sharon was able to stay at a CCS lodge where she found a safe space to heal, a circle of friendship, and the warmth of a home away from home.

An easier journey

March 2020 -

The road to recovery can be filled with obstacles – some unexpected. For Barb, it was finding a way to get to her treatment appointments. Through the CCS transportation service that you help fund, Barb got the rides – and peace of mind – she needed.

Saving lives through research

March 2020 -

Remarkable breakthroughs are taking place in the labs of some of Canada’s best and brightest researchers. Your support is funding exploration into many new and promising treatments for women with breast cancer.

Trailblazing research benefits babies

March 2020 -

A groundbreaking research study – made possible with your support – means new hope for babies with a common type of brain tumour. Dr Cynthia Hawkins and her team are working to minimize toxic therapies and maximize children’s chances.

Diving into Summer Camp

March 2020 -

When you helped send five-year-old Talia and her family to CCS’ Camp Goodtimes, you showed them that life is bigger than cancer. You gave them time to focus less on a diagnosis and more on campfires, nature, and personal connections.

Finding a place to call home

March 2020 -

Sometimes, home is not just a place, it’s a feeling. Thanks to you, when Harland had to travel far from home for cancer treatment, he felt all of the warmth of our CCS lodge, with its new friendships, compassionate staff – and delicious brownies.

Recipe: Italian Split Pea Soup

November 2019 -

Fall means sweater weather and comforting meals. Warm up your day with this hearty soup!

Investing in immunotherapy

November 2019 -

You helped fund groundbreaking research

Top tips to eat less red meat and avoid processed meat

November 2019 -

Rethink your plate by eating less red meat and avoiding processed meat this holiday season.

Spread warmth and hope this holiday season

November 2019 -

A gift from the CCS Gift Catalogue will help change lives and show that together, we are stronger than cancer.

Supporting Canadians, during the holidays and always

November 2019 -

After Vincent’s mother died from cancer, he chose to volunteer with CCS to help others going through a similar experience.

A home away from home in Halifax

November 2019 -

The Lodge that Gives provides camaraderie and community for those receiving treatment in Halifax.

Five ways to get moving this fall

September 2019 -

Did you know that being active reduces your cancer risk?

New report shows significant increase in blood cancer survival

September 2019 -

Our Canadian Cancer Statistics 2019 report released earlier this month shows remarkable improvement in blood cancer survival.

One rider's journey to help kids facing cancer

September 2019 -

Bob Lee joined CCS’s Cops for Cancer event after a child with cancer made a lasting impression.

Offering support to create hope

September 2019 -

April and her 12-year-old daughter Bria know there is more to life than Bria’s cancer diagnosis.

Making cancer control an election priority

September 2019 -

We’re asking party leaders to put cancer on the agenda this election. Find out what we’re doing and what it would mean for Canadians. 

Stuck for healthy snack ideas? Try these zucchini-corn muffins

September 2019 -

With a spark of heat from cayenne, these muffins are wonderful on their own or with a salad.

New metastatic breast cancer research Dream Team announced

September 2019 -

The Dream Team will receive up to $6 million in funding to conduct research to test a new way of treating metastatic breast cancer.

New programs and policies to help Canadians live their lives more fully

July 2019 -

Through advocacy, support and education, we're helping people live longer, healthier lives.

United from coast-to-coast for a cure

July 2019 -

The CIBC Run for the Cure’s metastatic breast cancer multi-site team has raised more than $310,000 for metastatic breast cancer research since its inception.

New funding for hard-to-treat cancer research

July 2019 -

CCS recently announced funding for 50 research grants, including new investments in hard-to-treat cancer research.

Supporting Canada’s refreshed cancer control strategy

July 2019 -

CCS supports the priorities of Canada’s refreshed strategy to improve the cancer experience, help people live longer and enhance their quality of life.

Eat more fibre and try this couscous salad!

July 2019 -

Increasing fibre in your diet could reduce your risk of cancer

Remembering through Relay

May 2019 -

Every year, Linda Wong attends Relay For Life to celebrate the lives of her sisters.

Excess weight expected to become second leading preventable cause of cancer, after tobacco

May 2019 -

Earlier this month, we released a landmark study on preventable cancer cases.

Pedal-powered cancer research

May 2019 -

Ride2Survive, the largest independent fundraising event benefitting CCS, has been funding hard-to-treat cancer research for 15 years.

Sunscreen 101: Top tips from CCS

May 2019 -

Do you know the right way to choose and apply sunscreen? These tips will show you how.

Spring into summer with a new recipe

May 2019 -

Looking for a new dinner idea? Read on for a delicious recipe for spring rolls with mango hummus.

A breakthrough in stopping brain metastases -- before it begins

April 2019 -

You helped fund groundbreaking research

Spring cleaning for cancer

March 2019 -

The Spring Yard Cleanup for Cancer has raised over $700K in nine years, helping fund innovative new leukemia research.

Cutting-edge immunotherapy treatment extends lives

March 2019 -

This Spring, your support will help people like Yaslyma live their lives more fully with cancer

Plant-based proteins

March 2019 -

Follow the new Canada Food Guide’s recommendation to eat more plant-based protein by making these sweet potato falafels for dinner.

Life in the face of cancer: Watch our new PSA with Eric McCormack

March 2019 -

CCS’s partnership with Stand Up To Cancer continues this year with the launch of our new PSA with “Will & Grace” star and Stand Up To Cancer Canada Ambassador Eric McCormack.

Proving that life is bigger than cancer

March 2019 -

This Spring, your support will help people facing cancer, like Yaslyma, live their lives more fully.

Breaking it off to live smoke-free

January 2019 -

Sarah Diotto starting smoking at age 13. Over a decade later, she’s celebrating her third year smoke-free, thanks to CCS’ Break It Off program.

Have your say in this year’s federal budget

January 2019 -

CCS calls on Canadians to support CCS’s 2019 federal budget submission.

Patient-funded grant inspires chordoma research

January 2019 -

For the first time in its history, the Canadian Cancer Society has funded research into a rare type of cancer called chordoma through its Chordoma Research Grants.

Our 2018 highlights

January 2019 -

Thanks to your support, 2018 was a game changing year for CCS.

Bringing a community together to help fund our mission

January 2019 -

In 2019, BC’s Asian Giving Committee will celebrate 25 years of fundraising and educating their community about CCS.

Kick start 2019 with some magical mocktails

January 2019 -

Can you go 28 days without alcohol? Go dry this February by switching to mocktails for the month.

CCS honours Canada’s best cancer researchers

November 2018 -

This year’s winners of the Canadian Cancer Society Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research are helping to drive game-changing advancements in cancer research.

Healthy habits for the holidays

November 2018 -

Pass on the hors d’oeuvres this holiday season and whip up this delicious salad instead.

Uniting the hockey community to support people living with cancer

November 2018 -

CCS has partnered with Hockey Fights Cancer to raise funds for CCS’s lodges, support services and transportation programs.

Help shape the future of cancer care in only 30 minutes

November 2018 -

For the first time ever, Canadians have a unique opportunity to inform how cancer patients are cared for in our country. Read on to find out how you can help in only 30 minutes.

5 reasons to give a Gift for the Cure

November 2018 -

This holiday season, give a meaningful gift that helps the 1 in 2 Canadians affected by cancer.

Countering chemotherapy’s severest side effects

November 2018 -

Chemotherapy drugs are effective at killing cancer cells but they can also cause severe side effects by damaging healthy cells and tissues. One CCS-funded research team is making strides to prevent that from happening.

Helping change and save children’s lives

September 2018 -

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – an important time for us all to consider what we can do to help children live long, healthy lives.

Put down your salt shaker

September 2018 -

Eating too much salt may increase your risk of stomach cancer. Put down your salt shaker and enjoy a flavourful fall soup instead.

Cancer prevention tips for everybody

September 2018 -

Online tool provides personalized cancer prevention information and tips.

Harnessing the power of the death cap mushroom

September 2018 -

Dr David Perrin from the University of British Columbia is the first in the world to harness a cancer-killing toxin from the poisonous death cap mushroom.

Helping people with cancer create their own healthy blood

September 2018 -

A recent clinical trial has shown promising results for patients with blood cancers. Now, the researcher is hoping to take it to the next level.

Walking together for a healthier and safer community

September 2018 -

Jennifer Wilson and Sandra Ward both value an active lifestyle. So when the opportunity came up to help run a Walking School Bus program at their childrens’ school, they didn’t hesitate.

Providing comfort with a cup of tea

July 2018 -

Tetley now supplies tea to all CCS lodges that provide a home away from home for people facing cancer.

A financial transformation – a letter from our CEO

July 2018 -

Our CEO Lynne Hudson discusses CCS’s incredible transformation and looks to the future

Canada becomes world-leader in tobacco plain packaging

July 2018 -

New national regulations are most effective in the world and will help save lives.

Running together to make breast cancer beatable

July 2018 -

Newfoundland's Circle of Friends team has raised over $200,000 for the CIBC Run for the Cure.

Beat the heat this summer by turning down your grill

July 2018 -

Cooking meat at high temperatures creates chemicals that may increase cancer risk. Turn the BBQ down this summer and opt for a veggie burger instead.

Camp offers kids with cancer and their families a chance to enjoy summer

July 2018 -

After a leukemia diagnosis at age nine, Bailey Sanguin and his family attended Camp Goodtimes. Years later, he returns each summer as a volunteer.

Almost half of colorectal cancers are found after they have already spread

July 2018 -

New statistics report reveals troubling news

Breakthrough research results change cancer treatment worldwide

July 2018 -

Clinical trial results from the Canadian Cancer Trials Group change breast and pancreatic cancer treatment standards around the world.

Revealing what’s really in your grocery bag

May 2018 -

Nutrition labels could help Canadians make better food choices.

Be sun safe, and try this summertime salmon recipe

May 2018 -

Try getting your vitamin D from your diet, instead of exposing yourself to UV rays.

We’re here for you. Anytime, anywhere.

May 2018 -

By phone, app, or online, CCS offers support to Canadians wherever they are, at any time.

Clinical trial brings new hope for pancreatic cancer treatment

May 2018 -

Inspired by an innovative treatment for kidney and lung cancers, this clinical trial is showing early promise for one of the hardest-to-treat cancers.

Sabrina shares her Relay For Life experience with everyone, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

May 2018 -

This 22-year-old cancer survivor knows what brings her back to Relay each year.

Fuel-up and move more

March 2018 -

Increase your daily exercise and fuel your body with this tasty vegetarian stuffed pepper.

A home away from home

March 2018 -

CCS offers lodges to cancer patients and their caregivers who must travel away from their hometowns for treatment.

Daffodil Month continues to inspire this volunteer to support CCS

March 2018 -

This April, volunteer or donate to Daffodil Month and help people with cancer in your community.

Saving lives through saliva

March 2018 -

A CCS-funded researcher aims to save more lives by making genetic testing more accessible for Canadians.

High-tech, personalized cancer research receives significant funding

March 2018 -

CCS has committed to invest almost $9 million in high impact cancer research projects.

Improving the cancer patient experience

March 2018 -

CCS is working to fill the significant gaps in the cancer patient experience, as highlighted in a recent report.

Using viruses to fight cancer

January 2018 -

Learn how CCS-funded researchers are leading the way in research on cancer-fighting viruses.

Go Dry this February

January 2018 -

This year, Dry Feb is available to participants across Canada. Not only do participants raise money for CCS, but they get to benefit from the perks of a month off alcohol.

Stop marketing to our kids

January 2018 -

Canadian children and youth are exposed to ads for unhealthy foods and beverages every day and research shows that food and beverage marketing has an impact on the foods children eat

Breathing easier thanks to Smokers' Helpline

January 2018 -

After being a smoker for 40 years, Cindy won’t be buying any more cigarettes.

We fought for change and won! Top 10 highlights of our advocacy work in 2017

January 2018 -

Advocacy led by the Canadian Cancer Society is making a difference. We meet with local, provincial and national governments to persuade them to make the fight against cancer one of their top priorities and to develop healthier public policies.

New Year, new stew

January 2018 -

Did you know that eating red and processed meats increases your risk of colorectal cancer? Try this tasty vegetarian recipe.

Detecting cancer sooner through liquid biopsies

January 2018 -

CCS-funded researchers are making great advancements in helping improve how cancer is detected, diagnosed and treated.

A year of being stronger together – a word from our CEO

January 2018 -

In 2017 we continued to deliver on our promise to have more impact, against more cancers, in more communities, than any other cancer charity in Canada.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 2017 -

With the help of supporters like you, we’ve made incredible progress over the years.

A natural killer of cancer cells

September 2017 -

Learn about how special immune cells are being harnessed to fight cancer, thanks to Canadian Cancer Society donors.

Support young Canadians facing cancer

September 2017 -

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Daffodil Month a reminder of how Canadian Cancer Society is transforming cancer care

April 2017 -

As we mark the 60th anniversary of Daffodil Month, at the Canadian Cancer Society we reflect on the progress we’ve made to date and acknowledge the need for Canada to innovate to meet this and other health challenges in a resource constrained environment.

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.

Tips to embrace the winter weather

January 2017 -

Give these activities a try to help keep you warm and healthy all winter.

Society-funded cancer researchers appointed to Order of Canada

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.

Society-funded research could mean earlier detection for oral cancer

April 2016 -

Many oral cancer diagnoses are not made early enough for successful treatment.

20 years of being here for all Canadians

March 2016 -

Please support the Society’s Cancer Information Service this Daffodil Month

Get friendly with fibre this March

March 2016 -

Reduce your colorectal cancer risk by filling up on fibre.

February 4, 2017 is World Cancer Day

February 2016 -

The Society is proud to support World Cancer Day - a global initiative where the world unites in the fight against cancer, bringing awareness of efforts to reduce the global burden of cancer.

Helping Canadians breathe easier

January 2016 -

National Non-Smoking Week 2016: January 17–23.

10 ways to prevent cancer in 2016

January 2016 -

Follow our 10 tips for cancer prevention to be your healthiest in 2016.


A holiday surprise for a family coping with cancer

December 2015 -

Society employees, community members and high school students surprise family with carols and holiday cheer.

Holiday wishes from Brett Kissel

December 2015 -

Brett Kissel takes a break from his tour to wish the Canadian Cancer Society and its supporters a very happy holiday season.

A big thank you to our donors!

December 2015 -

Your support in 2015 has meant the world to us! Every single dollar counts as we work toward eradicating cancer and enhancing the quality of life of people living with cancer.

During the holidays and throughout the year, we're here for you

December 2015 -

The Society is here to help. We offer support and information for people with cancer and their family, friends and caregivers all year round.

Could semen save your prostate?

November 2015 -

How one researcher is working to refine the screening process for prostate cancer.

Federal election 2015

September 2015

Golf Fore the Cure

February 2015

World’s ugliest animal provides cancer clues

September 2014 -

New study investigates cancer-resistant jelly

Society researchers present at prestigious international conference

June 2014 -

Findings from clinical trials could lead to changes in treatment

Taking it personally

March 2014 -

Join our first research tweet chat on April 1

Research news digest

January 2014 -

Tobacco, Hippos and treating brain cancer

Improving palliative care for cancer patients

November 2012 -

Study shows need for earlier referrals to palliative care services

Super resolution microscope brings cells to life

November 2012 -

First super resolution microscope in Canada used to discover how cells divide

New study on chemotherapy drugs

August 2012 -

Scientists use microscopic screening to improve drug therapies for patients

MAGIC team of scientists find new strategies for treating childhood brain cancer

August 2012 -

Study looks at personalized treatment options for childhood brain cancer

Dr Abhijit Guha receives 2011 Medal of Courage

April 2012 -

Neurosurgeon and cancer researcher honoured posthumously

Canadian Cancer Society innovation

March 2012 -

The Canadian Cancer Society Innovation Grants received 2 mentions in the March 6 Senate Debates

Breast cancer prevention drug may decrease bone density

February 2012 -

Study shows drug may cause bone loss in some postmenopausal women

Increase in thyroid cancer rates studied

February 2012 -

High body mass index may boost risk, Society researchers find

New research points to better treatments for childhood brain cancer

February 2012 -

Study explains why some treatments don’t work

Top research stories of 2011

January 2012 -

Society-funded researchers making important discoveries

Combined therapy helps prostate cancer patients live longer

November 2011 -

Study finds radiation and hormone therapy best treatment for aggressive prostate cancer

Society-funded research making an impact across Canada and around the world

June 2011 -

Research selected the best of the best at prestigious scientific meeting

Remembering cancer research pioneer

January 2011 -

Ernest McCulloch was one of the fathers of stem cell research

Top 10 Canadian Cancer Society-funded research stories of 2010

January 2011 -

Canadian Cancer Society-funded researchers continue to discover ways to reduce cancer incidence and mortality and enhance the quality of life for Canadians living with and beyond cancer

Cancer in young people

November 2010 -

Canadian Cancer Society led research says that young people with cancer (aged 15-29) have made impressive gains in survival

Canadian Cancer Society-funded researchers discovering ways to personalize cancer treatments

September 2010 -

Research findings point to potential new treatments for medulloblastoma and lung cancer

Canadian Cancer Society-funded researchers among the best in Canada

August 2010 -

Researchers are making a bigger scientific impact, study shows

Combined radiation and hormone therapy best treatment for aggressive prostate cancer

June 2010 -

Society-funded clinical trial finds combined treatment helps patients live longer

Common virus may yield new treatment for prostate cancer

March 2010 -

Society-funded researchers first to discover cancer-fighting properties of common virus

Canadian Cancer Society the largest cancer research funder in the voluntary sector

October 2009 -

New report shows Society-funded research represents more than 10% of overall cancer research investment in Canada

Shorter course of radiation therapy works for women with early-stage breast cancer

September 2008 -

Study shows shorter, more intense radiation schedule as effective as standard, longer treatment

Investment in cancer research

August 2008 -

Society welcomes report from Canadian Cancer Research Alliance

Gene signature may identify which lung cancer patients will benefit from chemotherapy, research finds

June 2008 -

Finding may identify which patients will benefit from chemotherapy

Environmental toxins double risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, study finds

February 2008 -

Researchers find increased levels of toxins in blood samples from NHL patients

New results from breast cancer clinical trial show non-breast cancer related causes account for most deaths

February 2008 -

Findings show women need to be monitored for risk for non-cancer related conditions

Stem cell “niche” discovery holds promise for new treatments

September 2007 -

Society researchers make important stem cell discovery

Canadian Cancer Society researcher discovers tumour suppressing gene

August 2007 -

Dr Poul Sorensen finds novel gene that helps stop growth of cancer cells

Canadian Cancer Society researchers present at international conference

June 2007 -

Research focused on new ways to treat a variety of cancers including breast, prostate, lung and gastrointestinal cancers