• 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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  • We need volunteers!

    We need volunteers to fill leadership roles for this year’s CIBC Run for the Cure. Volunteers are integral in making this event happen, and your support allows us to fund life-saving research.


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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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  • Running Room Survivor Clinics

    Are you a breast cancer survivor and planning to run the CIBC Run for the Cure? Register for a FREE Survivor Training Program presented by the Running Room in support of the Canadian Cancer Society at select locations across Canada.


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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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​​Tell us why creating a future without breast cancer is important to you!

Whether you’re living with a breast cancer diagnosis, have been through treatment, have a friend or family member affected by breast cancer, volunteer with Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, or donate to the cause, CBCF would love to hear from you!

“Tell Your Story” allows you to share what motivates and inspires you to support the breast cancer cause and/or CBCF with others in the breast cancer community. We encourage you to share your personal story, either in video or text format. You may decide to keep your story private or give us permission to have it published on our website or YouTube channel.

For information on how to submit your story, or if you have any questions, please contact us at TellYourStory@cbcf.org. And don’t forget to check back soon to see your story here!

 Your Stories 


Alyssa and Casey: Twenty years ago, Heather ignited the torch of “Heather’s All Starrs” – a Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure Family and Friends Team. Here is a 20-year reflection from her children.

 

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Janet
: Janet shares why she volunteers with CBCF and how she would feel about a future without breast cancer.

 

Peter: "Men don’t get breast cancer, women do." That’s what Peter thought at least, until he was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. He shares his journey here.

 

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Ashleigh
: ​ Ashleigh shares why the breast cancer cause is important to her and why she volunteers with CBCF.

 

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Heather, Fern & Patsy
: Spirit of Yoga is an annual community event held in support of CBCF. Listen to why Fern created the event, along with co-organizers Heather and Patsy.

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Faith: Faith is only 12 years old but has been fundraising for the past five years, in honour of her grandmother who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006.

 

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Judy
: Comedian Judy Croon explains where she got the idea for "Stand up for the Girls" - the hilarious annual event that raises funds for Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. 

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Norb: In August of 2011, Norb's wife Sara was diagnosed with breast cancer. Here Norb shares the eulogy he gave at her funeral this year, highlighting her steadfast resolve to persevere and to never give in. This beautiful sketch of Sara was also drawn by Norb.

 

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Erica
: Erica explains why she participates in the in Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure and why the cause is so important to her. Congrats Erica on your award!

 

More of your stories are coming soon!