Pre-announcement : CCS Breakthrough Team Grants: Transforming Low Survival Cancers

The CIHR – Institute of Cancer Research and the Canadian Cancer Society are excited to announce the upcoming launch of a new funding opportunity, the CCS Breakthrough Team Grants: Transforming Low Survival Cancers. These grants will bring together the sharpest minds and research talent from across Canada and beyond, combining scientific and clinical expertise, with lived experience in a collaborative interdisciplinary environment. This pre-announcement is a “call to action” to give the research, clinical and patient communities the opportunity to start thinking creatively together about the best, the boldest, and the most innovative approaches towards transforming outcomes and reducing the number of Canadians dying from the following six cancers:

  • Pancreatic
  • Oesophageal
  • Brain
  • Lung
  • Liver
  • Stomach

$45M is available for this funding opportunity, over 5 years, to fund at least six teams. More information about this funding opportunity can be found here.

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