• Registration is now open!

    To women like Nalie, your participation in the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure means everything. We’re all in this together.


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  • GOHAVE1

    Because mammograms find what you cannot, mammograms save lives. Find out more about the Foundation’s new national campaign.


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  • The Pink Tour is on the road!

    The Pink Tour branded mini-van, pop-up display and three bilingual Tour reps will make over 120 stops in 80 communities across the region


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  • Wall of Hope presented by CIBC

    Share your stories of inspiration, your reasons for participating, or your hopes for the future. Your message will inspire others and help us create a future without breast cancer.


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  • 1/3 of breast cancers can be prevented

    ​Learn ten other surprising facts about breast health and build your personal plan for living well.


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  • 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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  • My Breast My Test

    These are my breasts. Shouldn’t I have a say about my test?

    Join the discussion at facebook.com/mybreastmytest. Help end the confusion around mammography screening.


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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: