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American Cancer Society Report January 2019 is hopeful. Yet it motivates us to work harder at finding better tests

January 16, 2019

The new American Cancer Society report shows us that cancer deaths have dropped  by 27% since their peak in 1991. The decrease is attributed to early detection, better treatments and […]

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Canary Founder Don Listwin was awarded the prestigious Dean’s Medal for his contribution to Stanford Medicine

December 24, 2018

Listwin was one of only three recipients selected in 2018 to receive the highest honor bestowed by the Stanford University School of Medicine, the Dean’s Medal, which is presented to […]

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Canary Center at Stanford associate member awarded NIH grant for high-risk, high-reward research

December 24, 2018

Christina Curtis, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and genetics and an associate member of the Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection, was awarded the Pioneer Award in October […]

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Canary CREST Internship Program

August 6, 2018

Today we want to take the time to introduce you to the Canary Center’s Canary CREST internship program. The Canary CREST program pairs outstanding undergraduate students with a faculty member […]

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Canary PASS

July 30, 2018

Canary Foundation has helped launch a new website devoted to PASS (Prostate Active Surveillance Study), our research study for men who have chosen active surveillance as a management plan for their prostate cancer. […]

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New developments shape direction of Canary ovarian research program

July 11, 2018

In an effort to further the understanding of early-stage ovarian cancer and find potential ways to detect and treat it, Canary is collaborating with the BRCA Foundation on a new […]

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Canary forges partnership with University of Calgary

April 12, 2018

Canary Foundation’s new partnership with the University of Calgary in Canada took shape recently with the announcement of four early cancer detection seed grants. The seed grants are funded by […]

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Canary remembers innovator and imaging expert Juergen Willmann

February 15, 2018

Juergen Willmann, MD, a professor of radiology at Stanford and a member of the Canary Foundation pancreatic team, died Jan. 8 in a car accident in Palo Alto. Willmann was […]

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Canary funds four collaborative studies that pair faculty at Stanford with faculty at the University of Cambridge

February 15, 2018

Canary Foundation was ahead of the cancer early detection wave when it started in 2004. Since then, academic institutions, such as the University of Cambridge in the UK and the […]

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Lung Cancer Biomarker Discovered by Canary Researchers Attracts New Interest From Academia and Industry

November 14, 2017

Team lead Dr. Samir Hanash discusses biomarker SFTPB’s journey from discovery to commercialization Searching for a needle in a haystack. That’s how Dr. Samir Hanash described the long, intensive process […]

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Early Cancer Detection Initiative joins Canary Foundation Flock

October 24, 2017

University of Calgary cancer researchers to collaborate with top funding group When you learn Don Listwin has an engineering degree, it all makes perfect sense. The man who started the […]

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Canary Foundation Awards Gift to Draper to Improve Cancer Detection, Hasten Treatment

November 21, 2016

Draper offers world-class engineering solutions to philanthropic community Cancer kills more than 595,000 Americans annually. The Canary Foundation recently presented a gift to Draper to apply its expertise in computer […]

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San Jose Earthquakes and Avaya Partner Up to Support Canary

August 25, 2016

This month, employees from the Canary Foundation, Avaya, and the San Jose Earthquakes all came together to work on painting and decorating a fun and colorful playhouse! The awesome finished […]

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Whole Foods Market Chooses Canary Foundation

July 6, 2016

This quarter, the Whole Foods Market in Palo Alto has selected the Canary Foundation as its recipient for the Nickels for Nonprofits program. When a Whole Foods customer brings their […]

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Cycling for Canary – one rider’s drive

June 13, 2016

Nitish Amin is a 3-time Canary Challenge participant and is currently gearing up for his fourth Challenge, riding with team Cisco. In this guest blog he reflects on his love of biking […]

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Canary Summit Brings Early Cancer Detection Researchers Together

May 10, 2016

More than 100 members of Stanford University’s scientific community met Tuesday, May 4 at the University Club in Palo Alto. Although their backgrounds were different, they had one major thing in […]

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Longtime Canary Supporters Will Match Your Gift for Silicon Valley Gives May 3

April 28, 2016

Evan and Cindy Goldberg of Woodside, CA will match your gift to fund early cancer detection research up to $100,000 for Silicon Valley Gives on May 3. If you make a donation […]

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Biden Visits Canary Center of Excellence on Cancer Listening Tour

April 6, 2016

The vice president’s Cancer Moonshot initiative met with researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center to talk about cures for cancer. Back in January at the president’s State of the Union address, […]

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