Cancer Research Saves Lives (TM)
Make a difference for cancer care teams and patients everywhere and their unyielding efforts to conquer cancer.
Mark Crafts
Mark Crafts, Stage IV cancer survivor
Cancer Mountain

If researchers can keep uncovering new treatments, Mark Crafts believes there is hope for surviving colorectal cancer.  

Merit Awards
2022 ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Award Recipients

Annual Meeting Merit Awards support oncology trainees who are first authors on abstracts selected for presentation at the ASCO Annual Meeting. This year, Conquer Cancer will recognize 151 recipients with Merit Awards. These oncology professionals are recognized for their respective field and research advancements within the cancer care community.   

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Dr. Mark Oliva on Microbiome Research for Patients with Head and Neck Cancers

Dr. Oliva used support from a 2019 Young Investigator Award to lead vital preliminary research that is bringing subsequent clinical trials to life for patients with oropharyngeal cancers.

Collage of women researchers funded by Conquer Cancer who were featured in March edition of ASCO Connection. 3x3 square grid of eight researchers with logo orange logo in middle.
Women Who Conquer Cancer


Through our Grants & Awards program and Women Who Conquer Cancer (WWCC) initiative we have invested more than $57 million to support women oncologists and researchers around the world.

Selfie of Mai Achong. She is seated in a car, wearing a yellow dress and a gold platelet necklace. Her hair is black and shoulder-length. She is smiling facing forward.
Your Stories logo. It reads "Your Stories: Conquering Cancer" with an orange and black microphone to the left, appearing to emit sound waves.

Mai Achong was 26 when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Though she survived and her dream of motherhood was fulfilled, the challenges of survival continue to haunt her. From parenting while in treatment to navigating health care systems, Mai shares all the lessons she learned as a patient and a survivor.

Help create a world where cancer is prevented or cured, and every survivor is healthy.

Researchers are making amazing advances in the treatment and prevention of cancer, thanks to contributions from people like you. 

Raised in support of Research, Education and Quality programs
Grants & awards provided
Countries represented by Conquer Cancer Grants & Awards recipients

Your donation supports the brightest minds in cancer research working on treatments and cures for every cancer, every patient, everywhere.

Our Mission

Accelerate breakthroughs in lifesaving research and empower people everywhere to conquer cancer.