• Gifts that give back

    Gifts for the Cure are real and meaningful gifts that you give to your family, friends, and co-workers for any special occasion, while also making an impact to those affected by cancer.


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  • Breast Cancer Futures Fund

    Support the Breast Cancer Futures Fund and create a lasting change in women’s health.


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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Individuals and organizations who have received research grants from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation are working to:

  • Better understand the environmental, lifestyle and genetic links to breast cancer including why the disease occurs, and how the risk of developing breast cancer might be reduced.

  • Improve diagnostic techniques and better support women at the time of diagnosis.

  • Promote participation in breast screening through regular mammograms and reduce barriers to screening with the goal of having more eligible women participate in organized screening programs.

  • Develop more effective treatments that respond to individual needs.

  • Explore learning opportunities that will improve the quality of tomorrow’s breast cancer care clinicians and support specialized areas of practice.

  • Ease the burden of breast cancer by exploring how the disease affects people’s lives and how their needs can be better met.

  • Better understand the biology of breast cancer: how it develops, grows and spreads and what can be done to counter the natural progression of the disease.​


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