Mission and values


The Cancer Research Society is a national not-for-profit organization whose sole mission is to fund research on all types of cancer, thereby contributing to the advancement of science aimed at preventing, detecting, and treating this disease.

Our values


Since 1945, the Cancer Research Society has worked tirelessly toward one goal: defeating cancer.


The Cancer Research Society works with conviction, discipline and determination to help Canadian researchers find ways to cure cancer.


The Cancer Research Society respects and protects the interests of its donors by using the funds entrusted to it efficiently and responsibly, according to strict rules of governance.


The Cancer Research Society supports innovative projects involving creativity and original ideas, because it is through research that the solutions to cancer will be discovered.


Guided by the highest standards and an uncompromising commitment, the Cancer Research Society aims to exceed expectations in research.