Nominations are now open for the Scientific Distinction award, the National Bank – Innovation and Support award and the Young Reseacher award!   

The Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation’s Awards of Excellence celebrate each year, inspiring individuals who contribute to scientific advances and innovation in the field of breast cancer in Quebec.   


Scientific Distinction award (2023 awardee: Dr. Jean-François Côté)  

Honors an individual for the scope and impact of his or her career. The scientific quality of the research carried out must have led to major advances in the fight against breast cancer. The award is accompanied by a $25,000 bursary.  

National Bank –Innovation and Suport award (2023 awardees: Team Parole-Onco)  

Awarded to an individual whose work has led to the introduction of a remarkable innovation or contributed to the significant improvement of practice for the benefit of breast cancer patients. The prize is accompanied by a $25,000 bursary.  

Young Researcher award (new formula) 

Awarded by the Foundation to young student researchers (PhD/Post-Doc) who have distinguished themselves by the quality of their research work in breast cancer. The prize is accompanied by a complementary grant of $5,000.  

Don’t hesitate to share with your network if you have any candidates in mind!