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    On February 1, 2017, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) joined forces.


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    Whether you are living with metastatic breast cancer or have a loved one who is, it can be helpful to talk with someone who understands what you are going through. We are available to you.


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    Our team has the latest information about breast cancer and can answer questions about a diagnosis, treatments, what to expect, financial resources, coping, local support groups and more.


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    Need help understanding breast cancer screening and what you should do? We created an online decision aid tool to help inform all women of the factors to consider and their options. Give it a try.


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Living with Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a serious illness. With advances in breast cancer screeningScreening:
The search for diseases such as breast cancer in people without symptoms. Mammography is an important tool for breast cancer screening and earlier detection.
, diagnosis and treatment, women with breast cancer are now living longer and often with a better quality of life. However, some women still die from breast cancer, and others live with long-lasting effects from their treatment.

Active treatment for breast cancer can last for weeks or months, and your life may be affected by it in many ways.

This section of the web site considers how different parts of your life may be affected by breast cancer and offers suggestions on how to cope with these changes, including the following: