• Make a Gift Today!

    This Mother’s Day, honour your mom or a significant role model in your life, with a gift in their name to support the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. You can also send a personalized e-card to the person you are honouring.


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  • Get Pink'd!

    From coast-to-coast, organizations, businesses, schools and community groups come together to raise money for breast cancer research through this fun and easy fundraiser!


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  • We Could Use Your Help!

    Join our talented group of volunteers who work hard every year to help create a future without breast cancer.


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  • New Treatments

    I believe in the power of human creativity to conquer this disease.” - Dr. Tak Mak, leader of SU2C Canada - CBCF Breast Cancer Dream Team


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  • New Treatments Team Grant

    Learn more about the SU2C Canada – CBCF Breast Cancer Dream Team. See the plans of this world class research team for exploiting cancer’s weaknesses to treat triple-negative breast cancer and other aggressive types of breast cancer.


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  • The 2015 CBCF Community Report

    CBCF’s national community report tells the story of how your support has made a difference, through videos, research stories, community highlights and program profiles.


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  • Don't Miss Out!

    The Spring Beauty Gala is on Saturday, April 30th at participating Shoppers Drug Mart stores in BC and Ontario. Attend this fun-filled event that supports women's health and the breast cancer cause.


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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: