Stopping Cancer Early – The Best Possible Investment


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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Stanford Research Uses Tumor-activatable Minicircles for Early Detection of Cancer

March 10, 2015

New work from the Gambhir Lab published in PNAS uses a unique strategy to force tumor cells (if they exist) to produce a blood biomarker that would otherwise not be […]

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Canary Center at Stanford Internship Program

January 22, 2015

As part of our efforts to train the next generation of scientists, we offer a paid and unpaid summer internship program. Canary Center interns will work in faculty labs for […]

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Progress to Patients

January 8, 2015

Canary’s 10 year journey from tests to clinical trial Please join us on March 26 for a luncheon to hear from a panel of scientists, moderated by founder Don Listwin […]

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Annual Fund

October 24, 2014

We never want cancer to be suspected in a loved one, but when it is, we want to know it will be found before it has spread. Cancer early detection […]

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Canary Challenge Bicycle Fundraiser raises over $1 million for early cancer detection research

October 7, 2014

The 4th annual Canary Challenge cycling fundraiser was September 27, 2014 in Palo Alto and experienced major growth since its inception in 2011. The event, produced by the Canary Foundation, […]

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Canary Challenge Featured Team: X-Ray Ninjas – Part 2

September 17, 2014

To give you more insight on the motivation for this team that raised $75,000 for early cancer detection, we thought it would be interesting to share a few stories from this […]

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Canary Challenge Featured Team: X-Ray Ninjas – Part 1

September 16, 2014

If you have been reading the awe-inspiring Canary Foundation blog, you know that we have recently featured the Co-Captain of Team X-RAY NINJAS Julie Kaufman. Julie is a breast cancer […]

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Canary Challenge Featured Rider: Carolyn Helmke

September 8, 2014

This weeks featured rider is Carolyn Helmke, a salesperson for Commuter Benefits Solutions and an avid cyclist in the Bay Area. Carolyn and her team, Team Polly Cleland Helmke, are […]

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Canary Challenge Featured Rider: Julie Kaufman

August 25, 2014

By Canary Foundation Intern, Shannon Boselli We at the Canary Foundation can describe Julie Kaufman in one word: dedication. In Julie’s first year at the Challenge she raised over $11,700 […]

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