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  • Terms and conditions - Canadian Cancer Society
    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 Terms and conditions Linking policy Privacy policy Medical disclaimer Our editorial policy Financial statements Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Resource publications Ethical fundraising Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here About our site Terms and conditions Our editorial policy Medical disclaimer Privacy policy Linking policy Terms and conditions If I can help even one individual in my lifetime it is worth the effort Read Rose Marie 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 Facing the financial burden of cancer The Canadian Cancer Society provides helpful information about government income programs financial resources and other resources available to families struggling to make sense of the personal financial burden they face Learn More Terms and conditions Unless otherwise indicated all information contained on www cancer ca including but not limited to text graphics logos button icons images audio and video clips is copyrighted by and proprietary to the Canadian Cancer Society This information is intended for personal and educational use A notable exception is the use of any licensed stock imagery the copyright for which remains with the originating licensor said images are for illustrative purposes only and any persons depicted are models Licensed material is not to be downloaded for purposes other than personal use and republication retransmission reproduction or other use of the licensed material is strictly prohibited Excerpts as provided below the information on the Canadian Cancer Society website may not be copied reproduced

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  • Contact us - Canadian Cancer Society
    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 Contact us Terms and conditions Linking policy Privacy policy Medical disclaimer Our editorial policy Financial statements Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Resource publications Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Contact us 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 made me realize how important it is to give back and that s why I became involved with Relay For Life Read Teadra 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 Help for smokers trying to quit It s okay to need help to quit smoking The Canadian Cancer Society is here to support people who are ready to quit and even those people who aren t ready Learn More Contact us National Office 55

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/contact-us/?region=mb (2014-10-09)
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  • Careers at the Canadian Cancer Society
    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 Careers Contact us Terms and conditions Linking policy Privacy policy Medical disclaimer Our editorial policy Financial statements Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society Careers Fighting since 1938 Our mission A message from our chair Our research Our people Careers Current openings The best work of your life Our partnerships Ethical fundraising Resource publications Nationwide strategic plan Annual report Financial statements For media News Newsletter signup Contact us I was getting out of the shower and noticed a teeny tiny mole Read Brynessa 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 Our information and support services helped 75 000 people living with cancer Learn More Careers at the Canadian Cancer Society Imagine working for an organization that exists to create a world where no Canadian should have to fear cancer At the Canadian Cancer Society our teams include people just like you dynamic innovative empowered passionate and committed to creating real change As Canada s largest national health charity and the leader in the fight against cancer the Canadian Cancer Society has had more impact in more communities than any other cancer

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  • Media centre - Canadian Cancer Society
    Financial burden Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages For media Research Institute Careers Contact us Terms and conditions Linking policy Privacy policy Medical disclaimer Our editorial policy Financial statements Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Canadian Cancer Society For media 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 Media releases Public service announcements News Newsletter signup Contact us His amazing career and legacy live on today inspiring a new generation of scientists who are discovering new ways to harness the power of medical imaging to improve cancer diagnosis and treatment Read Harold 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 Media centre For interviews and comments or stories and news on issues that are national in scope including announcements relating to cancer research contact Sasha Anopina Bilingual Communications Specialist 416 934 5338 sasha anopina cancer ca For interviews and comments or stories and news on issues that are specific to Manitoba contact Jason Permanand Communications Manager 204 786 0613 jpermanand mb cancer ca Information for media in Manitoba Cancer Facts An estimated 186 400 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer this year excluding non melanoma skin cancers and approximately 75 700 will die of the disease In Manitoba an estimated 6 100 people will be diagnosed with cancer this year Cancer is the leading cause of preventable death in Manitoba taking approximately 2 850 people from their families and friends each year That s eight people every day Where Your Dollars Go All money donated to the Canadian Cancer Society helps to fight ALL cancers in Manitoba The Cancer Society puts donor funds to work fighting cancer by Funding world class research Providing programs and services that support to those fighting cancer Working to prevent cancer Working to bring about change so the cancer system is more responsive to cancer patients and their families Bringing About Change in the System Just last year we spoke up on behalf of Manitobans and the provincial government agreed to cover all cancer treatment and support drugs in Manitoba In addition the Cancer Society was able to persuade all political parties to adopt specific initiatives to increase the fight against cancer including shortening wait times and investing more money into helping people quit smoking Because the current government adopted the Cancer Society s cancer agenda some 58 million in new cancer initiatives have been announced in the last

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  • What is bladder cancer? - Canadian Cancer Society
    Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Success stories What you can do Issues you can act on Donate Bladder cancer Recently viewed pages Bladder Bladder cancer For media Research Institute Careers Contact us Terms and conditions Linking policy Privacy policy Medical disclaimer Our editorial policy Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Cancer information Cancer type Bladder Bladder cancer Bladder cancer Malignant tumours Benign tumours Risks Finding cancer early Signs and symptoms Diagnosis Grading Staging If cancer spreads Prognosis and survival Treatment Supportive care Research Clinical trials Statistics Anatomy and physiology Glossary This was the hardest struggle I have ever faced on a physical and emotional level Read Tim s story Links to help you Our research How we can help Relay For Life Resource Publications Questions to ask your healthcare team 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 What is bladder cancer Bladder cancer is a malignant tumour that starts in the cells of the bladder Malignant means that it can spread or metastasize to other parts of the body The bladder is part of the urinary system It is a hollow balloon shaped organ with a flexible muscular wall The bladder stores urine Urine is made by the kidneys where it collects in the renal pelvis It passes to the bladder through 2 tubes called ureters Urine passes from the bladder and out of the body through a tube called the urethra Cells in the bladder sometimes change and no longer grow or behave normally These changes may lead to benign conditions such as a urinary tract

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-type/bladder/bladder-cancer/?region=nb (2014-10-09)
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  • What is a childhood brain or spinal cord tumour? - Canadian Cancer Society
    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 Tobacco control Success stories What you can do Issues you can act on Donate Childhood brain and spinal tumours Recently viewed pages Brain Spinal childhood Childhood brain and spinal tumours Bladder Bladder cancer For media Research Institute Careers Contact us Terms and conditions Linking policy Privacy policy Medical disclaimer Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Cancer information Cancer type Brain Spinal childhood Childhood brain and spinal tumours Childhood brain and spinal tumours Types of tumours Risks Finding cancer early Signs and symptoms Diagnosis Grading Staging If cancer spreads Prognosis and survival Treatment Supportive care Research Statistics Anatomy and physiology Glossary There are so many things that need doing If you have the energy and the time you can make a world of difference Read Roxanne s story Links to help you Our research How we can help Relay For Life Resource Publications Questions to ask your healthcare team 71 million was invested in the Society s programs services and information for people with cancer and their caregivers Learn More What is a childhood brain or spinal cord tumour A brain tumour starts in the cells of the brain A spinal cord tumour starts in the cells of the spinal cord Cells in the brain or spinal cord sometimes change and no longer grow or behave normally These changes may lead to non cancerous or benign conditions such as brain or spinal cord cysts Cells in the brain and spinal cord can also change and form tumours All brain and spinal cord tumours can cause serious or life threatening symptoms Together the brain and spinal cord form the central nervous system CNS The brain is the control centre of your body It is a soft mass of nerve tissue protected by a bony covering called the skull The spinal cord runs through the spine It contains nerves that send information between the brain and the rest of the body Describing childhood brain and spinal cord tumours Brain and spinal cord tumours are classified based on their grade The grade of a tumour tells you how quickly it is growing and how likely it is to spread Low grade or benign tumours grow slowly They don t usually grow into surrounding tissues or spread to other areas of the brain Some low grade tumours may develop into high grade tumours High grade or malignant tumours grow quickly They can grow into nearby tissues and spread to other parts of the brain or spine Malignant tumours that start in the brain and spinal cord rarely spread outside the CNS Types of childhood brain and spinal cord tumours In children brain tumours start most often in glial cells These cells cover and support the nerve cells A tumour that starts in glial cells is called a glioma There are many

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-type/brain-spinal-childhood/childhood-brain-and-spinal-tumours/?region=nb (2014-10-09)
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  • What is breast cancer? - Canadian Cancer Society
    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 Tobacco control Success stories What you can do Issues you can act on Donate Breast cancer Recently viewed pages Breast Breast cancer Brain Spinal childhood Childhood brain and spinal tumours Bladder Bladder cancer For media Research Institute Careers Contact us Terms and conditions Linking policy Privacy policy Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Cancer information Cancer type Breast Breast cancer Breast cancer Malignant tumours Breast cancer in men Breast cancer in pregnancy Breast calcifications Benign tumours Benign conditions Risks Screening Signs and symptoms Diagnosis Grading Staging If cancer spreads Prognosis and survival Treatment Supportive care Research Statistics Anatomy and physiology Glossary If I can help even one individual in my lifetime it is worth the effort Read Rose Marie s story Links to help you Our research How we can help Relay For Life Resource Publications Questions to ask your healthcare team Establishing a national caregivers strategy The 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 What is breast cancer Breast cancer is a malignant tumour that starts in the cells of the breast Malignant means that it can spread or metastasize to other parts of the body Cells in the breast sometimes change and no longer grow or behave normally These changes may lead to benign breast conditions such as atypical hyperplasia and cysts They can also lead to benign tumours such as intraductal papillomas Benign conditions and tumours are not cancerous But in some cases changes to breast

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-type/breast/breast-cancer/?region=nb (2014-10-09)
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  • What is cervical cancer? - Canadian Cancer Society
    Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Success stories What you can do Issues you can act on Donate Cervical cancer Recently viewed pages Cervical Cervical cancer Breast Breast cancer Brain Spinal childhood Childhood brain and spinal tumours Bladder Bladder cancer For media Research Institute Careers Contact us Terms and conditions Linking policy Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Cancer information Cancer type Cervical Cervical cancer Cervical cancer Malignant tumours Precancerous conditions Benign tumours Risks Screening Signs and symptoms Diagnosis Grading Staging If cancer spreads Prognosis and survival Treatment Supportive care Research Statistics Anatomy and physiology Glossary I made a pledge that nothing would ever break the bond I shared with my new son Read Amanda s story Links to help you Our research How we can help Relay For Life Resource Publications Questions to ask your healthcare team Volunteers provide comfort and kindness Thousands of Canadian Cancer Society volunteers work in regional cancer centres lodges and community hospitals to support people receiving treatment Learn More What is cervical cancer Cervical cancer is a malignant tumour that starts in the cells of the cervix Malignant means that it can spread or metastasize to other parts of the body The cervix is part of a woman s reproductive system It is the narrow lower part of the uterus or womb It is the passageway that connects the uterus to the vagina Cells in the cervix sometimes change and no longer grow or behave normally These changes may lead to benign tumours such as polyps or fibroids which are not cancer When cells of the cervix start to change and become abnormal it is called dysplasia of the cervix or cervical dysplasia Dysplasia

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-type/cervical/cervical-cancer/?region=nb (2014-10-09)
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