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    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 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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    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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What About My Kids?

pic_WAMK.jpgA Guide for Parents Living with Breast Cancer

By Linda Corsini

What About My Kids? is a comprehensive resource that addresses the broad range of issues and challenges parents with young children may encounter when a parent is diagnosed with breast cancer. By providing relevant, accessible and practical information to address the complex needs of parents and children, What About My Kids? aims to help families cope with breast cancer together.

In 2002, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation–Ontario Region provided funding to the Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre to create this valuable resource (published in 2006).

What About My Kids? addresses the following topics (available here to download): 

The Foundation is pleased to make What About My Kids? available at no cost to organizations and individuals in Ontario, to help support women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and their families. 

How to order our resources

For more information about What About My Kids? or to learn about other breast health and breast cancer resources offered by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation–Ontario Region, please visit our resource page, contact resourcesON@cbcf.org or download the resource order form. This resource is also available in French.

An electronic copy of  What About My Kids? is available to download in English (PDF – 1.16KB).  

An electronic copy of Et mes enfants dans tout ça? is available to download in French (PDF – 1.03KB).

To open these files, you will need an Adobe Acrobat plug-in.  

More Information:

Resources for breast health and breast cancer

Resource order form

Ontario Region's advocacy work

Raising funds for the Foundation