• Thank You Canada!

    Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure: Together we raised an estimated $21.5 million.

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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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  • Vote Couture for the Cure 2015

    Cashmere Bathroom Tissue will donate $1* to the cause for each vote for your favourite creation in White Cashmere Collection! Plus, you could WIN a dream wedding gown!

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

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  • New Treatments Team Grant

    The SU2C Canada – CBCF Breast Cancer Dream Team has been announced! Learn more about 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Sponge Towels Cleans for the Cause

    Our partner SpongeTowels is giving away a premium house cleaning kit every week this month, and for every contest entry, they will donate $1* to CBCF!

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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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  • Get Involved this October!

    Creating a future without breast cancer takes more than awareness, it takes ACTION! CBCF is transforming the well-known Breast Cancer Awareness Month into Breast Cancer ACTION Month.

    Learn how you can take action!

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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: