canadian cancer society
Transforming the future of cancer.
Who we are
Our purpose: To unite and inspire all Canadians to take control of cancer.
Our mission: In trusted partnership with donors and volunteers, we improve the lives of all those affected by cancer through world-class research, transformative advocacy and compassionate support.
What we do
At the Canadian Cancer Society, we are committed to improving and saving lives. That’s why we are always looking for new ways to prevent cancer, find it early and treat it more successfully. It’s why we’re always ready to give people with cancer the help and support they need to lead more fulfilling lives.
How we are doing more
We set ourselves apart from other cancer charities by taking a comprehensive approach against cancer.
Fund groundbreaking cancer research
We are the country’s largest national charitable funder of research into all types of cancer.
Provide a national support system
Our support services help people better manage life with cancer, find community and connection, and build wellness and resilience.
Our strategic plan
Our strategic plan guides our work to 2025. It outlines our bold vision and how we’ll get there with your support. Together, we are unstoppable.
Our volunteers and staff have a bold purpose that drives them every day. We inspire people and organizations to act together in common cause, we put people affected by cancer first and we deliver our best every day. We embrace our organizational values which serve as guidelines for our conduct and behaviour as we work to unite and inspire all Canadians to take control of cancer.
More about the Canadian Cancer Society
Learn more about the Canadian Cancer Society.