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  • May 26, 2017

A record-breaking $505,000 raised for the Cancer Research Society
A full house at Windsor Station for the Fourth Annual Urban BBQTM

  • February 8, 2017

SKI FOR A CURE on February 18th at Mont Sutton!
The Rob Lutterman - Ski for a Cure makes innovative pancreatic cancer research possible



  • December 14, 2016

The Cancer Research Society Announces a Change in Leadership
Max Fehlmann is appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer

  • December 14, 2016

Martin Thibodeau Elected Chairman of the Board of the Cancer Research Society

  • October 11, 2016

The Cancer Research Society funds the best research in Canada
Awards $13.8 million in grants this year

  • August 19, 2016

Cancer Research Society raises a record amount through its annual Classic
Cycling and golfing for cancer research: A winning combination!

  • May 31, 2016

3rd Urban BBQTM
An appetite for research surpassing all expectations!

  • May 24, 2016

Third edition of Urban BBQTM

  • February 17, 2016

Ski for a Cure for Pancreatic Cancer on February 20 at Mont Sutton


  • June 15, 2015

Passing of Jean Doré

  • June 2, 2015

Class-action Lawsuit Against Tobacco Companies A landmark victory, thanks to cancer research


  • February 21, 2014:

The 15th edition of the Rob Lutterman - Ski for a Cure event
Grassroots fundraiser helps make innovative cancer research possible

  • February 19, 2014:

The Cancer Research Society awards a record-breaking $11.5 million in its last annual grant competition

  • January 10, 2014:

Unique collaboration involving pancreatic cancer patient helps make innovative research possible: Cancer Research Society, Pancreatic Cancer Canada and cancer patient join forces with $120,000 contribution to promising study in Toronto, Ontario

  • January 9, 2014

Making strides in neuroendocrine tumour research: Cancer Research Society and Carcinoid NeuroEndocrine Tumour Society of Canada (CNETS Canada) unite to fund promising study in Montreal


  • December  23, 2013

Montreal scientists make major discovery in cancer research

  • December  23, 2013

A creative fundraising idea and an unlikely collaboration help make innovative research possible: Cancer Research Society, S. Cohen Inc. and the Mayor of South Carolina town are brought together to contribute $120,000 to promising study in Quebec City

  • December 16, 2013

One step closer to early detection of deadliest form of cancer: Cancer Research Society and Pancreatic Cancer Canada join forces with $120,000 contribution to pursue promising study in Edmonton, Alberta

  • December 11, 2013:

Canadian researchers lead groundbreaking discovery in deadly childhood cancer

  • October 29, 2013:

Investment of $3.7 million for research into links between the environment and cancer

  • October 8, 2013:

PROCURE and the Cancer Research Society announce a $4.5 million investment for the PROCURE Biobank/Cancer Research Society Partnership to advance prostate cancer research

  • August 26, 2013:

A record amount of over $250,500 raised for cancer research: Cancer Research Society’s 20th Annual Golf Classic Event

  • May 29, 2013:

Canadian Cancer Statistics 2013: Research is the key in the fight against this disease

  • April 29, 2013:

Challenge in Italy: Stéphane Rousseau walks for cancer research

  • April 8, 2013:

EUGENIE BOUCHARD CHALLENGE benefitting the Cancer Research Society: A tennis event for cancer research!

  • April 4, 2013:

Comedy Evening benefiting the Cancer Research Society: The show featuring Sugar Sammy raises over $127,000!
(Available in French only)

  • March 18, 2013:

The Cancer Research Society is proud to announce the first edition of the EUGENIE BOUCHARD CHALLENGE

  • February 26, 2013:

14th Annual Rob Lutterman - Ski for a Cure: $1 million invested in pancreatic cancer research

  • February 1, 2013:

$594,638 awarded to the University of Ottawa for cancer research: The Cancer Research Society announces its annual grants at the University of Ottawa

  • January 29, 2013:

$479,000 awarded at the Université Laval for cancer research: The Cancer Research Society announces its annual grants in Laval, Quebec.
(Available in French only)

  • January 24, 2013:

$837,246 awarded in British Columbia for cancer research: The Cancer Research Society announces its 2012-2013 grants in Vancouver