cancer research

$1 Million in Grant Funding Aims to Unlock Answers for Most Frequently Diagnosed Cancers in Women

The Mary Kay Foundation Awards 10 Translational Research Grants for Breast and Ovarian Cancers
Press Release

June 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ - “You have cancer.” These three words will change the life of one in three women in the U.S. when they are diagnosed with some form of cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. These women join a growing sisterhood of those seeking answers – answers that could be discovered in a new slate of grants totaling $1 million funded by The Mary Kay FoundationSM.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Congratulates Deloitte on $1 Million Raised Through the Corporate Team In Training Program

Deloitte is the First Organization to Reach This Goal
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, VA, September 5, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today that Deloitte has raised more than $1 million through the Corporate Team In Training program, helping to change the lives of more than one million Americans living with blood cancer.

Enbridge Ride: Personal Challenge About Honour


Dan O'Grady set a personal challenge for himself — to ride all four Enbridge Rides to Conquer Cancer in 2012. At the end of the summer, he had accomplished that. He'd ridden 1,055 kilometres over five weekends through B.C, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec — a yellow flag extending from the back of his bicycle identifying him as a cancer survivor.

Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer


The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer (ERTCC) is a unique two-day 200+ km cycling event that takes place each summer in Provinces across Canada to raise money for cancer research. Enbridge first sponsored the ride in 2010 and then became the official national sponsor in 2011. 

Report Finds Continuing Challenges in Changing Behaviors that Increase Cancer Risk

Coordinated Efforts Needed to Close Gaps
Press Release

April 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - An annual report from the American Cancer Society finds continuing challenges in changing behaviors and risk factors in order to reduce suffering and death from cancer.

American Cancer Society Awards New Research and Training Grants

175 Research and Training Grants to Fund Investigators at 93 Institutions
Press Release

The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has awarded 175 national research and training 

American Cancer Society Study Links Cigarette Smoking, Breast Cancer Risk

Increased Risk Seen in Women Who Start Smoking Before Having First Child
Press Release

March 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Results from a new American Cancer Society study support the hypothesis that smoking is associated with increased breast cancer risk for women who initiate smoking before first birth.

Scientists Receive First-Ever Breakthrough Prize in Life Science

By David Sampson

We learned this week that eleven scientists have been named as the first-ever recipients of research prizes given by four technology giants, including Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Google co-founder Sergey Brin, and that among them are some familiar names to people working in our research program.


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