• CIBC Run for the Cure

    Thank you to everyone who participated in and supported this year’s Run.


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  • Vote Couture for the Cure®

    Vote today for your favourite White Cashmere Collection® student design and you could WIN* a $1000 Ultimate Cashmere® Shopping Spree! For every vote, Cashmere® Bathroom Tissue will donate $1 to support the breast cancer cause.


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  • About Our Merger

    On February 1, 2017, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) joined forces.


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  • Don’t Miss, BRA Day

    Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day is a FREE, annual event that brings leading breast reconstruction experts and women who have been through it together to answer all your questions.


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  • You Are Not Alone

    Whether you are living with metastatic breast cancer or have a loved one who is, it can be helpful to talk with someone who understands what you are going through. We are available to you.


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  • Breast Cancer Screening

    Need help understanding breast cancer screening and what you should do? We created an online decision aid tool to help inform all women of the factors to consider and their options. Give it a try.


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  • Questions related to breast cancer?

    Our team has the latest information about breast cancer and can answer questions about a diagnosis, treatments, what to expect, financial resources, coping, local support groups and more.


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  • Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017

    Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017 was released on June 20. This annual publication gives detailed statistics for the most common types of cancer.


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Our Purpose

Our Vision

Creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer.

Our Mission


The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Our Values 

These serve as guidelines for our conduct and behaviour as we work towards our vision.

  • Caring
    We are passionate, considerate, respectful and empathetic toward those individuals and families touched by cancer and our colleagues. We believe that all people should be treated with consideration and dignity. Our encouraging and supportive environment allows volunteers and staff to thrive, and contributes to our ability to advance our cause.

  • Courage
    We value the determination and drive of our volunteers and staff to take bold steps to effect positive change. We recognize that such spirit requires a unique strength of character—an inherent quality found in the hearts and minds of people who champion the cancer cause.

  • Integrity
    We are honest and ethical in all that we do, and engage in responsible decision-making that reflects the highest standards of conduct. This ensures that our credibility, leadership and use of donor dollars is never in question.

  • Progressive
    We value our history of learning as we strive for continuous improvement and development at all levels of the organization. We embrace a creative approach to finding solutions that are appropriate and consistent with the strategy, character and abilities of the organization. We value diversity and work hard to create a collaborative environment where we benefit from the cultural perspectives of others.