• CIBC Run for the Cure

    Let’s change the future of breast cancer for our sisters, our mothers, our daughters and our daughters’ daughters. 


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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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  • 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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  • 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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Advocacy: Speaking Up and Speaking Out

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Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Toronto

 

A core part of the mission of Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is to provide leadership to advance evidence-based breast cancer related public policy and system change to reduce breast cancer disease burden.

Together with the vast movement of people who share our vision, the Foundation strives to make a real and meaningful difference in the lives of people affected by breast cancer. One of the ways we do this is with advocacy. We work toward public policy influence by speaking up and speaking out about issues related to breast health and breast cancer.

Our advocacy work is based on research, consultations with scientists, clinicians, and decision makers, and individuals who have been affected by breast cancer, their families and care providers

Learn more about the Foundation’s advocacy work:  

Earlier detection

Update on increasing access to high quality screening (July 10, 2012)

Earlier Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer: A Report from It’s About Time! A Consensus Conference.

Response to expansion of the Ontario Breast Screening Program to include high risk women 30-69.

Public opinion poll: "Majority of Canadian women believe benefits of breast cancer screening in their 40s outweigh risks" (survey conducted July 22-25, 2011)

Response to 2011 breast cancer screening guidelines of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care. 

Brief statement on thermography.  Research has shown that thermography is not an effective way of detecting breast cancer.   

​Cancer drugs

Increasing access to Herceptin (a breast cancer drug) 

​Patients' perspectives

Up Front: New Perspectives on Breast Cancer Project. Tracing women’s experience of breast cancer from risk awareness through detection, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.

Towards Kinder Care. Final report from Up Front project.