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The Betty Rice Award for Lung Cancer Research was created by the Rice Family in memory of Mrs. Rice who died of lung cancer several years ago. The Betty Rice Award was established to promote lung cancer research by clinical fellows or graduate students. This year, three awards for research in the study of lung cancer will be bestowed in honour of Mrs. Rice.

  • Pre-Clinical Research – Basic Science
  • Medical Oncology Research
  • Radiation Oncology Research

The amount of each of the the Betty Rice awards is $3000.
(Awardees must register for the Cdn Lung Cancer Conference)

The applications will be reviewed by a multi-disciplinary committee that will include Dr. Barb Melosky, Chair of the Betty Rice Award Review Committee, BC Cancer.

The awardees will give a short 3 minute presentation of their research during the Canadian Lung Cancer Conference on Friday January 31, 2025.

The awardees must be able to present live and register and attend the Cdn Lung Cancer Conference.

Interested applicants should submit a one page abstract of the research work by December 6th, 2024 by submitting an abstract form.

(Pls note you must include the title, co-authors and institution)