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    Thank you for supporting Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and our shared vision of creating a future without breast cancer.

  • Shop4Charity Calendar Sweepstakes

    Calendars make great holiday gifts, and you can support CBCF at the same time! Shop4Charity will ship directly to your recipients. Calendars are $25 each, 3 for $50 or 10 for $100.


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  • National Grants Competition

    The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a new national research competition, Stand Up To Cancer Canada - Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Breast Cancer Dream Team, supported by CIBC.


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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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  • 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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  • Thank You

    Thanks to your fundraising efforts, the 23rd annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure raised $25 million across Canada for breast cancer research, education and advocacy programs.

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Preventive Health and Breast Cancer Risk Reduction

Preventive health aims to stop disease before it starts – by making your health and well-being a priority.

When you practice preventive health, you take action, informed by evidence-based knowledge, to improve your chances of good health and better the odds of stopping disease before it starts.

Knowledge about risk factors can change the way you understand your risk of breast cancer. With that knowledge, there are changes you can make in your everyday life that will help to reduce your risk of breast cancer.

It may be useful to bear in mind that breast cancer is a complex disease and risk reduction is not a guarantee against developing breast cancer – but it does offer concrete actions we can take in our lives now to help reduce that risk and lead to improved overall health and well-being.

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