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  • Finding cancer early - Canadian Cancer Society
    for Cancer Dragon boat festivals 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 Financial burden Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Finding cancer early Cancer myths and controversies Staying informed about environmental risks Harmful substances and environmental risks Viruses and bacteria Artificial hormones Family genetics Healthy habits for families Vitamin D Sun and UV Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Prevention screening Early detection and screening Finding cancer early Finding cancer early Detecting testicular cancer Finding prostate cancer Screening Cancer prevention research There aren t many positive aspects of metastatic cancer but I hope that by providing empathy and being a caring listener I can be of some help to others Read Marlene s story Links to help you Our research Quit Smoking Interactive prevention tool What we are doing The Society has produced and distributed 1 4 million print materials about all aspects of cancer Learn More Finding cancer early You can find possible health problems early including some cancers if you know your body and what is normal for you When cancer is found early it s often easier to treat Don t ignore any changes to how your body feels Tell your doctor about them The sooner you report signs to your doctor the sooner a problem can be dealt with When to see your doctor Regular checkups are important because healthcare professionals like doctors are trained to spot the early warning signs of cancer But even if you ve recently seen your doctor for a checkup it s important to report any of these changes as soon as possible

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/prevention-and-screening/early-detection-and-screening/finding-cancer-early/?region=mb (2014-10-09)
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  • Screening - Canadian Cancer Society
    Recently viewed pages Screening Finding cancer early Cancer myths and controversies Staying informed about environmental risks Harmful substances and environmental risks Viruses and bacteria Artificial hormones Family genetics Healthy habits for families Vitamin D Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Prevention screening Early detection and screening Screening Finding cancer early Screening Screening for breast cancer Screening for cervical cancer Screening for colorectal cancer Cancer prevention research Targeting hard to treat breast cancer Read more Links to help you Our research Quit Smoking Interactive prevention tool What we are doing 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 Screening Screening tests help find some types of cancer before you have any symptoms That means you have them even if you feel fine and you have a healthy lifestyle They re part of your regular medical care If you re part of a certain age group or population in Canada you can go for regular screening tests that can help find breast cervical and colorectal cancer at such an early stage that you won t have noticed that anything is wrong Some screening tests can even help prevent cancer by finding changes in your body that would become cancer if they were left untreated Talk to your doctor to learn more about your risk of cancer and what screening tests you should have Be sure to mention any family history of cancer A family history of certain cancers may mean your risk is higher than normal Your doctor may suggest testing at an earlier age or using a different test than recommended by the provincial guidelines What makes a good screening test No screening test is 100 accurate but a good screening test is one that results in a decrease in death rates in people with cancer Researchers also look for other benefits of screening including improved quality of life or less harmful treatments as a result of finding the cancer early The World Health Organization WHO suggests reviewing several factors before introducing a test as a screening tool for the general population These include Sensitivity How effectively the test identifies people who actually have cancer Specificity How often a test gives negative normal results for people who do not have cancer Acceptability Will the population who will benefit the most from the test the target population agree to be tested by this method Benefits and risks of screening Almost every test or procedure has benefits and risks When you think about how important it is to find cancer early we believe the benefits of having regular screening tests for breast cervical and colorectal cancer outweigh the risks But before having any test it s important to be aware of the risks so that you re making an informed decision that s right for you Benefits of regular screening

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/prevention-and-screening/early-detection-and-screening/screening/?region=mb (2014-10-09)
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  • Make a Personal Donation - 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 wedding fund Buy a lottery ticket Buy a luminary How your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Relay For Life Daffodil Gala Daffodil Month Cops for Cancer Dragon boat festivals 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 Financial burden Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Success stories What you can do Donate Your donation makes a difference Recently viewed pages Make a personal donation Screening Finding cancer early Cancer myths and controversies Staying informed about environmental risks Harmful substances and environmental risks Viruses and bacteria Artificial hormones Family genetics Healthy habits for families Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Get involved Support us Make a personal donation Make a personal donation Become a corporate supporter Leave a legacy Create a wedding fund Buy a lottery ticket Buy a luminary How your donations help Funding research 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 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 In the past year our Cancer Information Service helped 56 000 Canadians over 1 million have

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  • Corporate donations and partnerships - Canadian Cancer Society
    shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Become a corporate supporter Make a personal donation Screening Finding cancer early Cancer myths and controversies Staying informed about environmental risks Harmful substances and environmental risks Viruses and bacteria Artificial hormones Family genetics Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Get involved Support us Become a corporate supporter Make a personal donation Become a corporate supporter Leave a legacy Create a wedding fund Buy a lottery ticket Buy a luminary How your donations help Funding research Quality of life important for caregivers as well as patients 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 Advocating for cancer patients Our staff and volunteers meet with elected officials from local provincial and national governments to persuade them to make the fight against cancer one of their top priorities Learn More Become a corporate supporter Through the support of our valued corporate donors the Canadian Cancer Society continues to have more impact against more cancers in more communities than any other cancer charity in Canada As the leading cause of premature death in Canada cancer is everyone s business Join us in the fight for life Corporate donations and sponsorships Cash and gift in kind sponsorship opportunities include a variety of fundraising events with enormous reach across diverse communities at the national provincial and local levels Your company can also support a specific region program or area of cancer research that reflects your interests Cause marketing A cause marketing partnership with the Society provides meaningful opportunities to align your company with Canada s most respected voice on cancer

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/support-us/become-a-corporate-supporter/?region=mb (2014-10-09)
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  • Leave a legacy - Canadian Cancer Society
    will please contact us at 204 774 7483 or at 1 888 532 6982 Should you decide to leave a gift to the Canadian Cancer Society in your will please let us know We would like to be able to express our appreciation to you personally for your commitment and support Your gift intention will be held in strictest confidence Charitable gift annuities Provide a significant gift to the Society that can also provide you some income in your lifetime A charitable gift annuity is a gift that gives something back It s a way of making a gift to help in the fight against cancer and in return get back a guaranteed income for life that can be largely or entirely tax free Charitable gift annuities can be especially appealing to people aged 70 or more and who are more concerned about financial security than income growth Advantages You may be eligible for a charitable tax receipt It enables you to turn your taxable interest income into tax free income You can provide a significant contribution to the fight against cancer and at the same time receive a regular income during your lifetime It offers an excellent alternative to GIC s or bonds offers the same income guarantee but with improved cash flow and reduced or eliminated tax on your income provides peace of mind knowing that there will be a guaranteed reliable source of tax free income It gives the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a difference in the lives of others by helping to eradicate cancer and enhance the lives of people living with cancer It offers freedom from investment worries How does it work You donate a sum of money to the Canadian Cancer Society The Society receives a portion of the sum immediately usually between 25 and 35 to help fund our research and community services programs The balance is used to purchase an annuity single or joint from one of the highest rated insurance companies From this annuity you and or another named individual receive regular equal payments for life guaranteed A gift annuity is a simple contract between you and the Canadian Cancer Society in which you exchange cash or securities for a fixed income for life for any person you choose For more information If you would like more information please contact us at 204 774 7483 or 1 888 532 6982 Charitable remainder trusts Provide a significant gift to the Society through a trust and receive the income from that trust A trust is a legal agreement that specifies how assets placed under the trust will be managed A charitable remainder trust is an effective way to provide you with an income for life and know that after your lifetime the property remaining in the trust will be used by the Canadian Cancer Society as you directed This is a deferred gift which means that the proceeds from a gift commitment made now will be realized by the Canadian Cancer Society sometime in the future Entering into a charitable remainder trust agreement with the Canadian Cancer Society simply means that you leave a capital donation to the Society while you are still alive You receive the income from that capital and benefit immediately from a tax receipt The Society can count on receiving the original sum when the trust ends Establishing a charitable remainder trust requires the professional services of a lawyer possibly an accountant and a trust company since a trustee is required to manage the trust A minimum of 100 000 is recommended to establish a charitable remainder trust Advantages It allows you to make a guaranteed future large gift here and now Know that you are making a major difference in helping conquer cancer You will receive an income for life It offers freedom from investment decisions It ensures that your wishes will be carried out exactly as you have specified It ensures your gift is not subject to probate estate taxes or possible challenges to your will It provides immediate tax benefits How does it work You establish a trust and make an irrevocable transfer of ownership of money or other assets securities real estate etc to the trust Then you or someone you designate as income beneficiary receive the income the trust generates during your lifetime or for a specified time period The donated capital stays in the trust and cannot be touched At the time the trust is created you receive a tax receipt for the present value of the capital sum the Canadian Cancer Society will receive when the trust is terminated For more information If you would like more information please us at 204 774 7483 or 1 888 532 6982 Endowment gifts Create a lasting legacy in your honour or in honour of a loved one An endowment gift is an ideal way to leave a lasting legacy to the Canadian Cancer Society to support the fight against cancer and at the same time commemorate or memorialize yourself a spouse parent family or friend An endowment is a contribution where the original capital donation is preserved in perpetuity Only the income generated from the endowment fund is used for the purposes outlined in an endowment agreement There is a minimum gift amount required to establish an endowment fund Endowment gifts may be funded using cash securities paid up insurance policies or other types of assets Advantages Leaves a lasting legacy as the original donation remains intact while the income generated from this capital provides an ongoing source of support for the Society May be designated to fund a specific element of the fight against cancer such as research into specific areas provincial programs and services or operational activities How does it work A donor or group of donors make a large donation to the Society The majority of the donation the capital is then invested in perpetuity The income generated by the capital is used by the Society while the

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/support-us/leave-a-legacy-mb/?region=mb (2014-10-09)
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  • In Lieu of Wedding Favours Program - Canadian Cancer Society
    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 Leave a legacy Create a wedding fund Buy a lottery ticket Buy a luminary How your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Relay For Life Daffodil Gala Daffodil Month Cops for Cancer Dragon boat festivals 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 Financial burden Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Create a wedding fund Leave a legacy Become a corporate supporter Make a personal donation Screening Finding cancer early Cancer myths and controversies Staying informed about environmental risks Harmful substances and environmental risks Viruses and bacteria 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 Leave a legacy Create a wedding fund Buy a lottery ticket Buy a luminary How your donations help Funding research In a strange way my cancer experience has given me a gift that I can use to help people with vision loss and people experiencing cancer Read Robert 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 Our information and support services helped 75 000 people

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/support-us/create-a-wedding-fund-mb/?region=mb (2014-10-09)
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  • Buy a lottery ticket - Canadian Cancer Society
    in their community Learn More Buy a lottery ticket For over 20 years Manitobans playing in the Canadian Cancer Society Cash Lottery have made a difference in the fight against cancer During that time lottery players have generated 3 5 million that funded cancer research and vital programs and services for cancer patients and their families These are funds the Cancer Society would not have otherwise had By participating in this lottery you are taking a chance to win fabulous prizes while supporting the growing needs of Manitoba cancer patients Because you play the game we are able to fuel the fight against ALL cancers in Manitoba If you are looking to make the biggest impact in the cancer fight please consider a direct donation to the Cancer Society ensuring more funds go to directly to the cancer fight To make your donation visit our donation page Prizes 20 draws for tax free cash Every ticket is re entered for every draw You can win again and again November 14 2014 1 draw for 5 000 December 5 2014 1 draw for 100 000 1 draw for 25 000 6 draws for 5 000 6 draws for 2 500 5 Draws for 1 000 Bonus 50 50 draw 1 draw with a minimum prize of 10 000 Key dates November 10 2014 cutoff purchase date for early bird draw at 11 00pm November 14 2014 early bird draw December 1 2014 ticket sales stop at 11 00 p m December 5 2014 main draw and bonus 50 50 draw Order tickets To order tickets online visit www ccsmanitobalottery ca To order by phone call toll free at 1 866 224 1774 or print the order form and mail to Canadian Cancer Society Cash Lottery Box 1647 Winnipeg Manitoba R3C 2Z6 Lottery ticket prices 1 for 60 3 for 150 5 for 200 50 50 ticket prices 1 for 10 3 for 25 10 for 75 You must purchase a Canadian Cancer Society Cash Lottery ticket in order to purchase 50 50 tickets 50 50 tickets must be purchased at the same time as your Canadian Cancer Society Cash Lottery tickets If you are looking to make the biggest impact in the cancer fight please consider a direct donation to the Cancer Society ensuring more funds go to directly to the cancer fight To make your donation please visit our donation page Rules Spring 2014 Lottery LGA 2195 RF A Prizes Prizes will be awarded based upon a random draw from all eligible tickets sold prior to the draw Prizes shall be awarded tax free B Tickets A maximum of 20 999 tickets are offered for sale The number of 50 50 tickets sold will be decided by the market Tickets will only be sold to those 18 years of age and older The purchase of a Canadian Cancer Society Cash Lottery ticket is required in order to purchase 50 50 tickets The 50 50 tickets must be purchased at the

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/support-us/buy-a-lottery-ticket-mb/?region=mb (2014-10-09)
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  • Buy a luminary - Canadian Cancer Society
    Services Locator Quit smoking Wigs and hair donations Financial help Transportation Resources Publications Research we are doing Prevention screening Live well Interactive prevention tool 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 Leave a legacy Create a wedding fund Buy a lottery ticket Buy a luminary How your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Relay For Life Daffodil Gala Daffodil Month Cops for Cancer Dragon boat festivals 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 Financial burden Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Buy a luminary Buy a lottery ticket Create a wedding fund Leave a legacy Become a corporate supporter Make a personal donation Screening Finding cancer early Cancer myths and controversies Staying informed about environmental risks 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 Leave a legacy Create a wedding fund Buy a lottery ticket Buy a luminary How your donations help Funding research I m not doing this for me I m doing this for those who can t Read Conor 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

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/support-us/buy-a-luminary-mb/?region=mb (2014-10-09)
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