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  • Create a wedding fund - Canadian Cancer Society
    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 Donating shares and other securities Leave a legacy Create a personal fundraising page Sponsor a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a luminary Asian Giving Major gifts How your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Relay For Life Daffodil Ball Daffodil Month Cops for Cancer Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Workshops and seminars Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Local priorities Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Create a wedding fund Sponsor a participant Create a personal fundraising page Leave a legacy Donating shares and other securities Become a corporate supporter Make a personal donation Screening Finding cancer early Cancer myths and controversies Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Get involved Support us Create a wedding fund Make a personal donation Become a corporate supporter Donating shares and other securities Leave a legacy Create a personal fundraising page Sponsor a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a luminary Buy a daffodil Asian Giving Major gifts How your donations help Funding research It s much easier to concentrate on treatment when you know your basic needs are taken care of I felt safe and knew I was in very good hands Read Karl s story Links to help you Fighting since 1938 Volunteer profiles Research accomplishments What you can do Nutrition and fitness Daffodil Month Use your cancer

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/support-us/create-a-wedding-fund-bc/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • Buy a luminary - Canadian Cancer Society
    Smoking and tobacco Nutrition 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 Donating shares and other securities Leave a legacy Create a personal fundraising page Sponsor a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a luminary Asian Giving Major gifts How your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Relay For Life Daffodil Ball Daffodil Month Cops for Cancer Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Workshops and seminars Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Local priorities Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Buy a luminary Create a wedding fund Sponsor a participant Create a personal fundraising page Leave a legacy Donating shares and other securities Become a corporate supporter Make a personal donation Screening Finding cancer early Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Get involved Support us Buy a luminary Make a personal donation Become a corporate supporter Donating shares and other securities Leave a legacy Create a personal fundraising page Sponsor a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a luminary Buy a daffodil Asian Giving Major gifts How your donations help Funding research Dr Lavoué is developing a toolkit to collect and use information on cancer causing substances in the workplace Read more Links to help you Fighting since 1938 Volunteer profiles Research accomplishments What you can do Nutrition and fitness Daffodil

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/support-us/buy-a-luminary-bc/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • Asian Giving - Canadian Cancer Society
    donation Screening Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Get involved Support us Asian Giving Make a personal donation Become a corporate supporter Donating shares and other securities Leave a legacy Create a personal fundraising page Sponsor a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a luminary Buy a daffodil Asian Giving Major gifts How your donations help Funding research Until her diagnosis Rachelle had no idea that indoor tanning salons increase the risk of developing cancer Read Rachelle s story Links to help you Fighting since 1938 Volunteer profiles Research accomplishments What you can do Nutrition and fitness Daffodil Month Use your cancer experience to help others Contact us Access to services in your community The Canadian Cancer Society s Community Services Locator helps cancer patients and their families find the services and programs they need in their community Learn More Asian Giving The Asian community in BC supports a number of initiatives benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society Asian Giving Campaigns began in 1995 with the intent to focus on the fast growing Chinese Canadian population in BC Moving forward we look to work with all Asian communities in BC If you would like more information or would like to participate in Asian Giving initiatives please contact us Mailing Address Canadian Cancer Society 565 West 10th Avenue Vancouver BC V5Z 4J4 Cancer Asian Hotline 604 708 8818 Toll free Cancer Asian Hotline 1 877 708 8818 Email asian bc cancer ca Website www cancer asian com These are some of our annual events Daffodil Month Month of April Fresh Cut Daffodil and Daffodil Pin Sales April is Daffodil Month and daffodil pins will be available at locations all over the Canada during the month of April Volunteers will be out in the community spreading the word and Canadians everywhere will take a moment to reflect on the thousands who live with cancer and remember those who have died During April we are encouraging Canadians to do something special for someone with cancer or to make a donation to fight this disease Volunteers will be at Aberdeen Centre Chinatown Plaza Parker Place and Crystal Mall selling fresh cut daffodils and daffodil pins on several weekend days We will also be in several Asian restaurants during weekends raising cancer awareness and selling daffodil pins Would you like us to be at your restaurant Or would like to have a Daffodil Pin Box at your organization for the month of April Please contact us at asian bc cancer ca or 604 708 8818 toll free 1 877 708 8818 Special thanks to the Buddha s Light International Association the Steveston Community Centre Cathay Club and to the many volunteers that made our Daffodil Days such a success every year Annual Telethon April 12 2014 Our annual Telethon is produced in partnership with Fairchild TV AM 1470 and FM 96 1 This event features real life stories from cancer patients survivors and caregivers Researchers and doctors will

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/support-us/asian-giving-bc/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • Major gifts - Canadian Cancer Society
    a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a luminary Buy a daffodil Asian Giving Major gifts How your donations help Funding research Dr Mak was inducted as an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2000 Read Dr Mak s story Links to help you Fighting since 1938 Volunteer profiles Research accomplishments What you can do Nutrition and fitness Daffodil Month Use your cancer experience to help others Contact us 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 Major gifts The Principal Giving Team works with generous donors on specific projects that impact the mission of the Canadian Cancer Society We do not have to let cancer continue to cause suffering and take lives One compassionate act one generous donation one determined commitment to good health multiplied thousands of times over can and will stop cancer Barbara Kaminsky CEO Canadian Cancer Society BC Yukon Division View our donor profiles highlighting extraordinary examples of philanthropy Ike Jean Barber Visionaries for Hope Lifetime Gifts of 1 000 000 The late Ike Barber was one of BC s best known philanthropists In 1978 at the age of 55 he founded Slocan Forest Products Ltd and it went on to become one of the world s most successful forestry companies In 2002 he retired as Chairman of Slocan and since then has devoted even more time to supporting his favorite charities and educational institutions Helping people throughout British Columbia especially those living in the North is of importance to the Barber Family A true visionary Ike Barber generously donated 1 million dollars the largest gift from an individual in the history of the Canadian Cancer Society to renovate the Society s Vancouver Lodge It is important that people in Northern British Columbia have access to cancer treatment says Mr Barber at the time The Canadian Cancer Society is a valuable organization that makes a difference in the lives of people In 2005 the lodge was rededicated and named the Jean C Barber Lodge in recognition of the Barbers generosity Mrs Barber remarked that This gift from Ike and me will have lasting impact and will ensure the lodge will be there for everyone who comes to Vancouver for cancer treatment today and far into the future Larry Blain Linda Nutter Ambassador for Hope LIfetime Gifts of 100 000 Larry Blain and Linda Nutter wanted to make a difference in the fight against cancer while retaining their belief in the worth of alternative and complementary therapies for cancer patients at the Jean C Barber Lodge While serving as CEO of Partnerships BC Larry found time to join the Society s Campaign for Living as co chair of the Leadership Group division in 2002 Linda and Larry knew that the Canadian Cancer Society s support programs helped cancer patients cope with the psychological and emotional challenges that come with a cancer

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/support-us/major-gifts-bc/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • How your donations help - Canadian Cancer Society
    Giving Major gifts How your donations help Funding research Recurrence is always at the back of your mind With the study they ll follow me for 10 years and that s reassuring Read Elizabeth s story Links to help you Fighting since 1938 Volunteer profiles Research accomplishments What you can do Nutrition and fitness Daffodil Month Use your cancer experience to help others Contact us 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 How your donations help Thanks to the generosity of our donors and the work of our volunteers and staff the Canadian Cancer Society has more impact against more cancers in more communities than any other cancer charity With your help the Canadian Cancer Society has played a part in reducing the impact of cancer on Canadians We take the role as steward of donor dollars very seriously and make every effort to allocate these dollars where they will make the most difference in the fight against cancer We focus our work in 5 areas research advocacy prevention information and support We couldn t do it without you The Canadian Cancer Society is the largest national charitable funder of cancer research in Canada We are funding life saving research into all types of cancer Today over 60 of Canadians diagnosed with cancer will survive compared to about 25 in the early 1940s when we started funding research Despite the drop in deaths cancer is still the leading cause of death in Canada The Canadian Cancer Society fights cancer by doing everything we can to prevent cancer funding research to outsmart cancer empowering informing and supporting Canadians living with cancer advocating for public policies to improve the health of Canadians rallying Canadians to get involved in the fight against cancer In 2012 we invested 45 million to support 259 lead researchers and 791 students and fellows to carry out 310 research projects 71 million in programs and services to meet the needs of people living with cancer and their caregivers and to provide information about cancer 9 million advocating for important cancer issues that matter to Canadians Publications We produced and distributed 1 4 million print materials about all aspects of cancer last year We published 565 scientific papers based on Canadian Cancer Society funded research in peer reviewed journals throughout 2012 Information and support programs 56 000 Canadians have used our Cancer Information Service in 2012 alone over 1 million since 1996 75 000 people with cancer and their caregivers accessed our information and support services and 27 000 smokers were helped by the Society s quit smoking programs all throughout 2012 In 2012 we provided 5 000 people having cancer treatment with accommodation at one of our lodges and our volunteers drove 20 000 people to their cancer treatment centres Prevention Last year we reached 150 000 Canadians regarding sun safety initiatives

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/support-us/how-your-donations-help/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • How we fund research - Canadian Cancer Society
    event Workshops and seminars Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Local priorities Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages How we fund research How your donations help Major gifts Asian Giving Buy a luminary Create a wedding fund Sponsor a participant Create a personal fundraising page Leave a legacy Donating shares and other securities Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Our research How we fund research Fighting since 1938 Our mission A message from our chair Our research Research impact Research across Canada Research accomplishments Clinical trials we are funding Research awards How we fund research Our researchers Research news Our people Careers Our partnerships Ethical fundraising Resource publications Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Financial statements For media News Newsletter signup Contact us The Caps family is a group that not only loves the game but helps create a community that wants to make a difference Read Bob s story Links to help you Research Institute 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 The Society has produced and distributed 1 4 million print materials about all aspects of cancer Learn More How we fund research Cancer research is expensive A scientist who operates a research lab could spend 50 000 to 500 000 each year on equipment and salaries The cost of purchasing cancer cells for just 1 experiment ranges from 300 to 500 And cancer research is time consuming it can take years to complete a single study Every year researchers working in hospitals and academic and research centres across Canada apply for funds through the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute CCSRI They seek support for a variety of cancer research projects from basic lab research to clinical trials to studies in cancer prevention population health and quality of life The CCSRI offers offers research grants and awards to individuals and to teams or groups of researchers Grant applications are subject to a strict national review process designed to make sure that only the best research receives funding Unfortunately because the Canadian Cancer Society has only so much money to spend on research each year less than one quarter of the projects judged to be worthy receive funding Selecting the best research projects in Canada Download Learn more Our research policies Stem cell policy The Canadian Cancer Society will fund research using human embryonic stem cells when the research is deemed meritorious by an expert panel of reviewers through the grant review process managed by the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute the research holds the promise of offering important information that could reduce the burden of cancer the research is in accordance with federal legislation governing the use of human embryonic stem cells

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/our-research/how-we-fund-research/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • Find an event near you - Canadian Cancer Society
    Become a corporate supporter Donating shares and other securities Leave a legacy Create a personal fundraising page Sponsor a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a luminary Asian Giving Major gifts How your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Relay For Life Daffodil Ball Daffodil Month Cops for Cancer Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Workshops and seminars Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Local priorities Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Find an event near you How we fund research How your donations help Major gifts Asian Giving Buy a luminary Create a wedding fund Sponsor a participant Create a personal fundraising page Leave a legacy Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Get involved Events and Participation Find an event near you Find an event near you Relay For Life Daffodil Ball Daffodil Month Cops for Cancer Whitecaps 50 50 Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Workshops and seminars Until her diagnosis Rachelle had no idea that indoor tanning salons increase the risk of developing cancer Read Rachelle s story Links to help you Fighting since 1938 Volunteer profiles Research accomplishments What you can do Nutrition and fitness Daffodil Month Use your cancer experience to help others Contact us Access to services in your community The Canadian Cancer Society s Community Services Locator helps cancer patients and their families find the services and programs they need in their community Learn More Find an event near you Take part in exciting fundraising events throughout the year You play an important role in our efforts to

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  • Relay For Life - Canadian Cancer Society
    viruses Read more Links to help you Fighting since 1938 Volunteer profiles Research accomplishments What you can do Nutrition and fitness Daffodil Month Use your cancer experience to help others Contact us 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 Relay For Life Join us at Relay For Life Together we work toward a future where no Canadian fears cancer Relay For Life is an inspirational non competitive 12 hour overnight fundraising event that brings you and your community together to celebrate life honour and remember loved ones and unite in the fight for life Relay For Life has a festival like atmosphere that your family friends and co workers can enjoy regardless of age or fitness level Teams of 10 15 people fundraise individually and as a team to help the Canadian Cancer Society save lives and support those who are facing cancer Relay participants make a commitment to raise at least 100 and are supported with the tools to reach their goals At Relay teams gather with cancer survivors at their local track stadium or sports field and take turns walking laps for 12 hours Each team keeps at least one member on the track at all times while all around them the party is in full swing Teams stay overnight in the decorated tent city united to enjoy music food activities and entertainment and to celebrate life Take action and get involved in Relay For Life right now Register for Relay today Staying up all night never felt so good Join us As a team captain you can take a leadership role to unite friends family and co workers and mobilize a powerful team of cancer fighters As a participan t you can join or create a team unite in the fight and celebrate life You and your team can put the fun in fundraising and come together to enjoy music food activities and entertainment in the decorated tent city As a survivor you can celebrate your own victory against cancer while sharing in a remarkable experience that brings strength and courage to all those who have been touched by the disease As a volunteer you can give a little time and make a big difference Our generous volunteers are the heart of Relay By donating your time you will be part of a global movement and a local party A little light brings a lot of inspiration A little light brings a lot of inspiration Experience the emotional power of Relay For Life Participate in the Luminary Ceremony decorate a special bag and light the candle inside to honour a cancer survivor or to pay tribute to a loved one lost to cancer Luminaries are lit during a moving twilight ceremony and provide light and inspiration to participants all night Buy a luminary today Join the Survivors Victory Lap Cancer survivors whether or not they are able

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/events-and-participation/find-an-event-near-you/relay-for-life/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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