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May 26, 2017 - A record-breaking $505,000 raised for cancer research!

BBQ Urbain 2017 The Fourth Annual Urban BBQTM presented by RBC Royal Bank, the most important fundraiser to benefit the Cancer Research Society, broke a record this year. Over $505,000 was raised thanks to the generous participation of nearly 900 attendees at Windsor Station on May 25th. The sold-out event helped to raise funds for cancer research over a delicious menu concocted by Ricardo Larrivée...
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May 5, 2017 - CN employees raise $55,000 for cancer research

CN Community Fund Our warmest thanks to all CN employees for their participation in the Jeans Day activity which helped to raise $55,000 this year to benefit the Cancer Research Society. For more than 30 years now, the CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community Fund has been organizing this fundraising event by inviting employees to wear denim in exchange for a donation.
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February 4, 2017 - Join us to make a difference on World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day
On February 4, 2017, we mark World Cancer Day - a day devoted to cancer prevention, detection and treatment.

It is also the perfect occasion to thank you for your support and generosity. Everyone makes a difference: you, as donors, partners, researchers, and volunteers! Thank you for your consistent support and dedication to the cause.
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January 12, 2017 - 2015-2016 Annual Report

Annual Report 2015-2016 We are pleased to present our 2015-2016 Annual Report. It provides an overview of our research investments and highlights the impact of funded work across the country, thanks to our generous donors and partners.

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January 10, 2017 - The new year brings changes!

The end of 2016 has been marked by major changes in the management of the Cancer Research Society. Max Fehlmann will be the new President and Chief Executive Officer succeeding Andy Chabot, while Martin Thibodeau succeeds Domenic Pilla as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
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November 7, 2016 – The Cancer Research Society is pleased to announce the launch of its 2017 Operating Grants Competition

Awarding operating grants annually is the principal means by which the Cancer Research Society fulfills its mission to support fundamental research, early translational and environment-cancer in the broad field of cancer and contribute to the advancement of science aimed at preventing, detecting and treating this disease. The Cancer Research Society Operating Grants Competition is open to researchers across Canada.
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October 26, 2016 – Learn all about the Cancer Research Society BMO MasterCard by visiting the BMO Bank of Montreal booth at the National Women’s Show in Toronto

MasterCard BMO Air Miles Visit the BMO booth and meet members of our team at the National Women's Show in Toronto on November 4-5-6, 2016 and discover how you can help fund cancer research every time you make a purchase!
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October 4, 2016 - Grants and scholarships competition: The 2016 results revealed


The Cancer Research Society is pleased to announce the results for the 2016 Operating Grants Competition and its Scholarship for the next generation of scientists program.
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August 19, 2016 - Cancer Research Society raises a record amount through its annual Classic

Classique cyclo-golf 2016 Golfers and cyclists raised $210,000 at yesterday’s 23rd Annual Cyclo-Golf Classic to benefit the Cancer Research Society, presented by McKesson Canada and Scotiabank. This event was held at the Elm Ridge Country Club, Ile Bizard, Quebec.
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July 5, 2016 – Studies on epidemiology and cancer: University of Montreal and McGill University welcome 2 new researchers thanks to the GRePEC program

chabot-guindo-batist Within the scope of the GRePEC program, 2 new epidemiologists, Vikki Ho and Scott Weichenthal, have joined the University of Montreal and McGill University. Over the next 5 years, these 2 epidemiologists will pursue environmental-cancer research...
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ARCHIVES

 
May 31, 2016
3rd Urban BBQTM An appetite for research surpassing all expectations !

 
April 21, 2016
A $4 million boost in personalized medicine

 
February 26, 2016
Partnership between the Society and Groupon

 
February 1, 2016
Dr. Daniel Sinnett, one of our funded researchers, as Director of the Network of Applied Genetic Medicine, as part of the Fonds de recherche du Québec-Santé (FRQS)

 
December 4, 2015
Dr. Sabine Mai is one of the most 100 powerful women in Canada

 
May 25, 2015
The Cancer Research Society announces the creation of the Jean Doré Fund in order to fund research on pancreatic cancer – a disease afflicting the former Mayor of Montreal.

 
April 27, 2015
Quebec researchers and international collaborators identify a new breast cancer

 
February 21, 2015
Pancreatic Cancer Research: Successful Weekend for Organizers of Rob Lutterman — Ski for a Cure Event
 

February 14, 2015
Valentine Magic – Hope for Life” event

 
December 24, 2014
Charitable Tax credit
 

October 17, 2014
It's time to Stretch!
 

October 3, 2014
The Cancer Research Society’s viewpoint on the antineoplaston treatments developed by Dr. Burzynski in Texas
 
   
September 23, 2014
The Cancer Research Society’s viewpoint on the use of cannabis oil in the treatment of cancer