• DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT

    Leading up to holidays, you can DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT when you donate to the Childhood Cancer Futures Fund, or when you purchase matched gifts from our Gifts for the Cure collection.


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  • Hockey Fights Cancer™

    Hockey Fights Cancer unites the hockey community in support of cancer patients and their families. Together, the hockey community wants to inspire hope and courage for those who are living with and moving past cancer.


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  • 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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