Stopping Cancer Early – The Best Possible Investment


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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What does #GIVINGTUESDAY mean to Canary?

November 13, 2015

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. What do these shopping events have to do with giving thanks? Traditionally, Thanksgiving has been a time for reflection; a time to refocus on what it […]

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Over $1 Million and Still Going Strong – Canary Challenge 2015

October 22, 2015

The 5th annual Canary Challenge cycling fundraiser was held on September 26th, 2015 out of HP Headquarters in Palo Alto. As of mid-October, participants in the Canary Challenge have raised […]

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Volunteering as a Life Choice

October 12, 2015

At the Canary Foundation, we believe that there is something intrinsically rewarding in devoting time to a cause that is bigger than one individual person. That is why it is […]

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HealthTap – Get health + Give health

July 21, 2015

The Canary Foundation is absolutely thrilled to be a beneficiary featured in the Get health + Give health initiative, from local Palo Alto start-up, HealthTap. HealthTap is the world’slargest, most […]

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It Takes Two (Wheels) to Tango

July 15, 2015

The Canary Foundation visits dozens of cycling events around the Bay Area yearlong. We’re hard to miss with our big yellow tent, eye-catching posters, and stylish staff (What can I […]

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Three’s Company

June 23, 2015

 Jim Olwell knows a thing or two about pacing yourself. He might not be the racingtype, or even a weekend warrior per se, but Jim’s cycling credentials would leave other […]

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You at Heart: The Canary Mission

June 8, 2015

In light of recent controversy surrounding the distribution of funding for a handful of cancer foundations, we at the Canary Foundation feel compelled to reiterate our responsibility and foundational credo. […]

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Showing Cancer the Bird

May 19, 2015

Here at the Canary Foundation, one could say that we have an inherent fondness towards birds. So when Diana Handy approached us with an idea to put on an all-day […]

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Photofantasm Soundgarden + Canary Foundation

May 18, 2015

With much gratitude, Canary Foundation is proud to announce that we have been selected as the beneficiary of net proceeds for a new book being released. Photofantasm Soundgarden: Nudedragons to […]

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