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  • News - Canadian Cancer Society
    Canadian Cancer Society is actively lobbying the federal government to establish a national caregivers strategy to ensure there is more financial support for this important group of people Learn More News Canadian Cancer Society s position on palliative care and end of life issues October 2014 World s ugliest animal provides cancer clues September 2014 New study investigates cancer resistant jelly Watch for us in your community September 2014 Starting September 23 fundraisers with the Canadian Cancer Society will be knocking on doors in Calgary asking for your support Canadian Cancer Society partners with SU2C Canada to make a bigger impact against cancer September 2014 Society partners with motor dealers in support of patient transportation July 2014 Society researchers present at prestigious international conference June 2014 Findings from clinical trials could lead to changes in treatment Taking it personally March 2014 Join our first research tweet chat on April 1 Canadian Cancer Society s perspective on new mammography study February 2014 Boosting the immune system to defend the body against cancer January 2014 Research news digest January 2014 Tobacco Hippos and treating brain cancer Season s Greetings from the Canadian Cancer Society December 2013 Alberta passes two groundbreaking tobacco reduction bills December 2013 Top Canadian Cancer Society funded research stories of 2013 December 2013 Cancer research pioneers celebrated for their achievements at cancer conference November 2013 Canadian Cancer Society s perspective on DCA October 2013 Canadian Cancer Society s perspective on thermography October 2013 Canadian Cancer Society s perspective on medical marijuana use in Canada October 2013 Canadian Cancer Society s perspective on aspirin and cancer October 2013 Canadian Cancer Society perspective on hemp and cannabis products October 2013 Canadian Cancer Society s perspective on chemicals in sunscreen October 2013 Canadian Cancer Society perspective on antineoplastons October 2013 Canadian Cancer Society s perspective on abortion and breast cancer October 2013 Super resolution microscope brings cells to life November 2012 First super resolution microscope in Canada used to discover how cells divide Improving palliative care for cancer patients November 2012 Study shows need for earlier referrals to palliative care services MAGIC team of scientists find new strategies for treating childhood brain cancer August 2012 Study looks at personalized treatment options for childhood brain cancer New study on chemotherapy drugs August 2012 Scientists use microscopic screening to improve drug therapies for patients Dr Abhijit Guha receives 2011 Medal of Courage April 2012 Neurosurgeon and cancer researcher honoured posthumously Canadian Cancer Society innovation March 2012 The Canadian Cancer Society Innovation Grants received 2 mentions in the March 6 Senate Debates New research points to better treatments for childhood brain cancer February 2012 Study explains why some treatments don t work Breast cancer prevention drug may decrease bone density February 2012 Study shows drug may cause bone loss in some postmenopausal women Increase in thyroid cancer rates studied February 2012 High body mass index may boost risk Society researchers find Top research stories of 2011 January 2012 Society funded researchers making important discoveries Combined

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/news/?region=ab&sc_prof=1 (2014-10-09)
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  • Imagine Canada Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code - Canadian Cancer Society
    Life Daffodil Month Curl For Cancer Face Off Against Cancer Fundraise for Life Harvest of Hope Jail N Bail Online and door to door canvassing Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Vote for Health Tobacco control Compassionate care leave Cosmetic pesticides Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Ethical fundraising News Our perspective on cancer issues Our people Our partnerships A message from our chair Our research Our mission Fighting since 1938 Jail N Bail Red Deer Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Ethical fundraising Fighting since 1938 Our mission A message from our chair Our research Our people Careers Our partnerships Ethical fundraising Resource publications Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Financial statements For media News Believe magazine Newsletter signup Contact us Killing cancer cells with designer viruses Read more Links to help you Top Canadian Cancer Society funded research stories of 2013 What is cancer Cancer myths and controversies Clinical trials we are funding Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Success stories Ways to volunteer How your donations help How can you stop cancer before it starts Discover how your lifestyle choices can affect cancer risk and how you can take action with our interactive tool It s My Life Learn More Imagine Canada Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code We believe that transparency and accountability are essential to our success Read our National gift acceptance policy under revision corporate relationship and gift acceptance policy and investment policy The Canadian Cancer Society is compliant with the Imagine Canada Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code a set of standards for charitable organizations to manage and report their financial affairs responsibly and to comply with generally accepted practices for soliciting and managing donor dollars Read our ethical code complaints policy If you have questions contact corporate cancer ca or your local community office Read the Imagine Canada Ethical Code Handbook For information about Imagine Canada and the ethical code program visit www imaginecanada ca Canadian Cancer Society Statement of Investment Policies and Procedures Imagine Canada Ethical Code Committee Protocol for Complaints Imagine Canada Ethical Code Handbook Canadian Cancer Society National Complaints Policy Canada Revenue Agency Registered Charity Information Return for the Canadian Cancer Society Alberta NWT Division For questions regarding ethical fundraising within the Alberta NWT Division please email privacy officer cancer ab ca Donor Bill of Rights Donors are key to achieving our vision a world where no Canadian fears cancer We believe that when donors interact with us they have the following rights To be informed of the organization s mission of the way the organization intends to use donated resources and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organizations governing board and to expect the board

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/ethical-fundraising/?region=ab&sc_prof=1 (2014-10-09)
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  • Annual report - Canadian Cancer Society
    the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Vote for Health Tobacco control Compassionate care leave Cosmetic pesticides Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Annual report Resource publications Ethical fundraising News Our perspective on cancer issues Our people Our partnerships A message from our chair Our research Our mission Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Annual report Fighting since 1938 Our mission A message from our chair Our research Our people Careers Our partnerships Ethical fundraising Resource publications Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Financial statements For media News Believe magazine Newsletter signup Contact us It takes 3 seconds to ask Have you got your daffodil pin yet If you don t ask you don t get Read Dan s story Links to help you Top Canadian Cancer Society funded research stories of 2013 What is cancer Cancer myths and controversies Clinical trials we are funding Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Success stories Ways to volunteer How your donations help Trusted online community of support Cancerconnection ca provides a trusted online community for cancer patients their family and friends Learn More Annual report We ve been with you in the fight for life We are finding new ways to prevent cancer and continue to support those living with cancer Our annual report illustrates how we are committed to deliver on our promise to have more impact against more cancers in more communities than any other cancer charity in Canada We do this by fighting all cancers on multiple fronts through prevention advocacy research and supporting those living with cancer There is still so much more to

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/annual-report/?region=ab&sc_prof=1 (2014-10-09)
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  • Nationwide strategic plan - Canadian Cancer Society
    Make a personal donation Become a corporate supporter Leave a legacy Create a personal fundraising page Sponsor a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a lottery ticket Buy a luminary Buy daffodil mittens How your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Bark For Life Relay For Life Daffodil Month Curl For Cancer Face Off Against Cancer Fundraise for Life Harvest of Hope Jail N Bail Online and door to door canvassing Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Vote for Health Tobacco control Compassionate care leave Cosmetic pesticides Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Resource publications Ethical fundraising News Our perspective on cancer issues Our people Our partnerships A message from our chair Our research Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Nationwide strategic plan Fighting since 1938 Our mission A message from our chair Our research Our people Careers Our partnerships Ethical fundraising Resource publications Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Financial statements For media News Believe magazine Newsletter signup Contact us I thought maybe I m not the only one Maybe there is light at the end of the tunnel Read Albert s story Links to help you Top Canadian Cancer Society funded research stories of 2013 What is cancer Cancer myths and controversies Clinical trials we are funding Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Success stories Ways to volunteer How your donations help Celebrating cancer survivors at Relay For Life For cancer survivors the Canadian Cancer Society provides a unique opportunity to celebrate their courage in the fight against cancer During

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/nationwide-strategic-plan/?region=ab&sc_prof=1 (2014-10-09)
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  • Financial statements - Canadian Cancer Society
    Finding cancer early Screening Cancer prevention research Get involved Support us Make a personal donation Become a corporate supporter Leave a legacy Create a personal fundraising page Sponsor a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a lottery ticket Buy a luminary Buy daffodil mittens How your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Bark For Life Relay For Life Daffodil Month Curl For Cancer Face Off Against Cancer Fundraise for Life Harvest of Hope Jail N Bail Online and door to door canvassing Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Vote for Health Tobacco control Compassionate care leave Cosmetic pesticides Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Financial statements Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Resource publications Ethical fundraising News Our perspective on cancer issues Our people Our partnerships A message from our chair Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Financial statements Fighting since 1938 Our mission A message from our chair Our research Our people Careers Our partnerships Ethical fundraising Resource publications Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Financial statements For media News Believe magazine Newsletter signup Contact us It was just as I remembered The sweet welcoming volunteers greeted me with open arms Read Sonya s story Links to help you Top Canadian Cancer Society funded research stories of 2013 What is cancer Cancer myths and controversies Clinical trials we are funding Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Success stories Ways to volunteer How your donations help How can you stop cancer before it starts Discover how your lifestyle choices can affect cancer risk and how you can take

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/financial-statements/?region=ab&sc_prof=1 (2014-10-09)
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  • Editorial policy for cancer information - Canadian Cancer Society
    tanning Vote for Health Tobacco control Compassionate care leave Cosmetic pesticides Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Our editorial policy Financial statements Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Resource publications Ethical fundraising News Our perspective on cancer issues Our people Our partnerships Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here About our site Our editorial policy Our editorial policy Medical disclaimer Privacy policy Linking policy Terms and conditions I m a practising oncologist and fully aware of the concerns my patients have and the difficulties they have to go through Read Eshwar s story Links to help you Top Canadian Cancer Society funded research stories of 2013 What is cancer Cancer myths and controversies Clinical trials we are funding Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Success stories Ways to volunteer How your donations help Funding lifesaving clinical trials The Canadian Cancer Society is funding lifesaving clinical trials that give people with cancer access to the newest types of treatment Learn More Editorial policy for cancer information The Canadian Cancer Society s goal is to provide up to date and accurate information that s easy to read and understand We ve been providing Canadians with information about cancer since we were first formed in 1938 Today we offer information online in print and by telephone Editorial independence The Canadian Cancer Society maintains complete editorial independence and operational separation from our corporate supporters This means that the Society makes decisions about the information we provide without interference from them None of our health information is altered or edited by our corporate supporters at any time How we reach our conclusions You can be sure that our policies health messages and cancer information are based on scientific research We start by reviewing the best scientific evidence available gathering evidence from research published in medical and scientific journals scientific conferences medical textbooks and respected organizations that review cancer control science such as World Health Organization and its International Agency for Research on Cancer Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada Environment Canada provincial cancer agencies National Institutes of Health in the US including the National Cancer Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Toxicology Program in the US Environmental Protection Agency in the US Perspectives from other respected organizations such as the American Cancer Society Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research UK are also considered Evaluating the evidence Our policies and information are generally based on many studies This is called the overall body of evidence To be sure that we re providing you with the best information we can we evaluate the quality of each individual study number of studies that have assessed the research question consistency of the study results The importance of external experts We couldn t offer you the information we do without the help of external experts for example healthcare professionals scientists and researchers We rely on these experts to help us interpret research in their field of expertise

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-our-site/our-editorial-policy/?region=ab&sc_prof=1 (2014-10-09)
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  • Medical disclaimer - Canadian Cancer Society
    and fitness Alcohol Sun and UV Vitamin D Healthy habits for families Be aware Family genetics Artificial hormones Viruses and bacteria Harmful substances and environmental risks Staying informed about environmental risks Cancer myths and controversies Early detection and screening Finding cancer early Screening Cancer prevention research Get involved Support us Make a personal donation Become a corporate supporter Leave a legacy Create a personal fundraising page Sponsor a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a lottery ticket Buy a luminary Buy daffodil mittens How your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Bark For Life Relay For Life Daffodil Month Curl For Cancer Face Off Against Cancer Fundraise for Life Harvest of Hope Jail N Bail Online and door to door canvassing Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Vote for Health Tobacco control Compassionate care leave Cosmetic pesticides Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Medical disclaimer Our editorial policy Financial statements Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Resource publications Ethical fundraising News Our perspective on cancer issues Our people Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here About our site Medical disclaimer Our editorial policy Medical disclaimer Privacy policy Linking policy Terms and conditions Volunteering requires time energy and dedication It s a big job but it s worth it Read Janet s story Links to help you Top Canadian Cancer Society funded research stories of 2013 What is cancer Cancer myths and controversies Clinical trials we are funding Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Success stories Ways to volunteer How your donations help We fund research 753 scientific papers based on Society

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-our-site/medical-disclaimer/?region=ab&sc_prof=1 (2014-10-09)
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  • Privacy policy - Canadian Cancer Society
    services c donor and fundraising forms and d online applications services and systems The type of information collected will vary depending on the means through which an Individual submits his her personal information The type of information collected may include an Individual s name residential address email address home phone number occupation employment status credit card information bank account information health information and notes from meetings and discussions with the Individuals 3 2 3 The Society uses information collected from Individuals to a provide services which include Cancer Information Service Peer Support Service CancerConnection ca volunteer driver program and other cancer related services b respond to requests for information regarding the Society s services c fundraise market special events and promote its services d communicate with the community including communications with donors funders partners and individuals that uses its services e determine the Individual s suitability to be in a position of trust including the handling of cash and working with a vulnerable population f complete accounting and transactions purposes and for additional purposes that may be identified at or before the time that the information is collected 3 3 Disclosure of Personal Information 3 3 1 The Society will not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected except with the consent of the individual or as required or permitted by law 3 3 2 The Society may disclose or transfer certain personal information to third party service providers and to affiliated entities in connection with the performance of certain technological or administrative functions such as data processing data management and data storage From time to time these third party service providers may be located outside of Canada in which case the laws of the other jurisdictions may apply to the collection use disclosure or storage of the personal information Prior to making this disclosure or transfer the Society will take appropriate steps to ensure that the third party service providers safeguard the personal information and use the personal information only for authorized purposes set out in the Privacy Policy 4 0 Consent 4 1 1 Requirements for consent to collection use or disclosure of personal information vary depending on circumstances and on the type of personal information that is intended to be collected used or disclosed In determining whether consent is required and if so which form of consent is appropriate the Society will take into account both the sensitivity of the personal information at issue and the purposes for which the Society will use the information Consent may be express implied including through use of opt out consent where appropriate or deemed For example if an Individual provides his her mailing address and requests information regarding a particular product consent to use the address to mail product information to the Individual is implied 4 1 2 By submitting personal information to the Society or its service providers and agents the Individual agrees that the Society may collect use and disclose

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-our-site/privacy-policy/?region=ab&sc_prof=1 (2014-10-09)
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