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  • Newsletter signup - Canadian Cancer Society
    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 Newsletter signup Media releases Craig s Cause QEII Foundation and Canadian Cancer Society join forces to make unprecedented 1 4 million donation to pancreatic cancer research New federal regulations on flavoured tobacco fail to give kids the protection they deserve says Canadian Cancer Society What you can do Success stories Tobacco control Indoor tanning Drug shortages Asbestos Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Newsletter signup 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 Newsletter signup Contact us Volunteering during Daffodil Month is an incredibly rewarding experience whether you have been touched by cancer or not Read Paul s story Links to help you Top Canadian Cancer Society funded research stories of 2013 What is cancer

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/newsletter-signup/?region=mb (2014-10-09)
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  • Fighting since 1938 - Canadian Cancer Society
    Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Fighting since 1938 Newsletter signup Media releases Craig s Cause QEII Foundation and Canadian Cancer Society join forces to make unprecedented 1 4 million donation to pancreatic cancer research New federal regulations on flavoured tobacco fail to give kids the protection they deserve says Canadian Cancer Society What you can do Success stories Tobacco control Indoor tanning Drug shortages Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Fighting since 1938 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 Newsletter signup Contact us It meant the world to me that someone out there cared enough to take me to the appointments That gave me a boost when I really needed it Read Lynne 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 action with our interactive tool It s My Life Learn More Our history The Canadian Cancer Society was officially formed in 1938 but the seeds for the Society were planted back in 1929 when the Saskatchewan Medical Association formed the country s first cancer committee This committee responded to growing concern by doctors that people were not aware of the signs of cancer By the time people consulted a doctor their cancer was advanced and their chances for

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  • Our mission, vision and values - Canadian Cancer Society
    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 Our mission Fighting since 1938 Newsletter signup Media releases Craig s Cause QEII Foundation and Canadian Cancer Society join forces to make unprecedented 1 4 million donation to pancreatic cancer research New federal regulations on flavoured tobacco fail to give kids the protection they deserve says Canadian Cancer Society What you can do Success stories Tobacco control Indoor tanning Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Our mission 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 Newsletter signup Contact us We ve gained new knowledge about lung cancer and it s making a difference Read Dr Ming Sound Tsao 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 A home away from home For cancer patients who must travel a great distance to get to treatment Canadian Cancer Society lodges offer a welcoming place to stay Learn More Our mission vision and values Mission The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer Vision Creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer Values These serve as guidelines for our conduct and

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  • A message from our chair - Canadian Cancer Society
    funding Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Success stories Ways to volunteer How your donations help On average over 500 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer every day Learn More A message from our national chair Making a difference that is what we are doing at the Canadian Cancer Society Losing my mother to cancer when she was at the young age of 38 and my father losing his battle with cancer later in life made me passionate about working toward eradicating this disease That s why I have been involved with the Society for well over a decade After all that time I still can t help but be in awe of everything our donors and volunteers have achieved so far Thanks to them we have funded over 1 23 billion in cancer research since the 1940s resulting in innovative therapies that have saved countless lives Thanks to them we have been providing life changing support through information peer support rides to treatment and our lodges to Canadians touched by cancer Thanks to them we have been a voice for Canadians through our advocacy efforts on issues like tobacco indoor tanning and caregiver support But we can t stop there Right now research is showing us that we are at the cusp of exponential progress If we continue to invest in excellent research we can produce extraordinary benefits That s why we need Canadians to help us stay the course We want to stop cancer in its tracks and we are focused on doubling survival rates on hard to treat cancers including brain lung and pancreatic We also want to see fewer people get cancer and we know that about half of all cancers can be prevented so we are focused on the best prevention strategies that will have the greatest impact in reducing cancer rates Today the Society is the largest national charitable funder of cancer research in Canada The Society makes more impact against more cancers in more communities than any other cancer charity in Canada That s a lot to be proud of but there is also a lot more we can do With your help we can change what it means to have cancer In the future we will be able to successfully treat it better manage it or outright prevent it so no Canadian has to fear this disease Help save the lives of those who mean the most to you by becoming a volunteer or donor today Stephen Baron Chair Canadian Cancer Society Board of Directors A message from our local chair As the Canadian Cancer Society approaches its 75 year anniversary I am proud to be one of thousands of volunteers who contribute their time energy ideas and skills to this organization year after year And I am proud of the accomplishments we have made together We were among the first to pick a fight with cancer and we ve been leaders ever since helping families cope with a cancer diagnosis and blazing a

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  • National corporate partnerships - Canadian Cancer Society
    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 Our partnerships A message from our chair Our mission Fighting since 1938 Newsletter signup Media releases Craig s Cause QEII Foundation and Canadian Cancer Society join forces to make unprecedented 1 4 million donation to pancreatic cancer research New federal regulations on flavoured tobacco fail to give kids the protection they deserve says Canadian Cancer Society What you can do Success stories Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Our partnerships Fighting since 1938 Our mission A message from our chair Our research Our people Careers Our partnerships National corporate partners Alliances Ethical fundraising Resource publications Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Financial statements For media News 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

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  • Our people - Canadian Cancer Society
    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 Our people Our partnerships A message from our chair Our mission Fighting since 1938 Newsletter signup Media releases Craig s Cause QEII Foundation and Canadian Cancer Society join forces to make unprecedented 1 4 million donation to pancreatic cancer research New federal regulations on flavoured tobacco fail to give kids the protection they deserve says Canadian Cancer Society What you can do Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Our people Fighting since 1938 Our mission A message from our chair Our research Our people Senior staff How we are organized President Board Careers Our partnerships Ethical fundraising Resource publications Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Financial statements For media News Newsletter signup Contact us A cancer s behaviour may depend on the patient s age 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 Cancer information in over

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  • Our perspective on cancer issues - Canadian Cancer Society
    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 Our perspective on cancer issues Our people Our partnerships A message from our chair Our mission Fighting since 1938 Newsletter signup Media releases Craig s Cause QEII Foundation and Canadian Cancer Society join forces to make unprecedented 1 4 million donation to pancreatic cancer research New federal regulations on flavoured tobacco fail to give kids the protection they deserve says Canadian Cancer Society Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Our perspective on cancer issues 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 Newsletter signup Contact us Our perspective on cancer issues Canadian Cancer Society s position on palliative care and end of life issues October 2014 Canadian Cancer Society

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  • News - Canadian Cancer Society
    and kindness Thousands of Canadian Cancer Society volunteers work in regional cancer centres lodges and community hospitals to support people receiving treatment 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 Canadian Cancer Society partners with SU2C Canada to make a bigger impact against cancer September 2014 Society researchers present at prestigious international conference June 2014 Findings from clinical trials could lead to changes in treatment Celebrate Caregivers on April 1 March 2014 The Canadian Cancer Society is proud to recognize the efforts of caregivers on April 1st Caregiver Recognition Day 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 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 therapy helps prostate cancer patients live longer November 2011 Study finds radiation and hormone therapy best treatment for aggressive prostate cancer Society funded research making an impact across Canada and around the world June 2011 Research selected the best of

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