• Research Saves Lives

    Continued support allows the Foundation to play a vital role in internationally acclaimed, groundbreaking research discoveries in the areas of prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care.


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  • Hosting a Sale has Never Been Easier

    Yard Sale for the Cure is a series of yard sales that take place on May 24 in local communities across Canada in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.


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  • BREAK FREE FOR THE CAUSE!

    Sign up for Prison Break Race in Halifax on Sunday, June 8th and raise funds for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Atlantic Region.


    Register today!​​​​​​

  • Great Wall Discovery

    Have an unforgettable experience trekking across the Great Wall of China while supporting the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.


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  • 2014 CIBC Run for the Cure

    Bring your family, bring your friends, and register to walk or run today!


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Breast Cancer Support Services

You do not have to face the challenges of a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment alone. There are many support services for you to access and this page will connect you with some of them. You can also ask your health care team for referrals to social workers, psychologists and counsellors as well as information about support services in your community or local area.  

Peer support & support groups

You may wish to access peer support or a support group. These support programs connect you with people who have been through a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.
 
Contact the Canadian Cancer Society’s Cancer Information Service to learn more about their Peer Support Program.
Tel: 1-888-939-3333
 
Contact Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada about support groups in your area.
Tel: 1-888-778-3100 

Financial support

Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada publishes a series of region-specific booklets called Coping With Your Financial Concerns When You Have Breast Cancer, with detailed information about resources available for practical and financial assistance across Canada. 

Transportation assistance

The Canadian Cancer Society specializes in transportation assistance for cancer patients.
Contact the Cancer Information Service at to find out whether transportation assistance is available in your area.
Tel: 1-888-939-3333  

Breast cancer information and support 

The following Canadian organizations provide additional information on breast health, breast cancer, and related issues, as well as support services and resources.
 
 
 
 
 

Nova Scotia organizations:

 

The following international websites provide additional breast health and breast cancer information: 

 
 
 
 

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