The Canadian Cancer Society maintains complete editorial independence and operational separation from our corporate supporters. This means that the Society makes decisions about the information we provide without interference from them. None of our health information is altered or edited by our corporate supporters at any time.
Editorial policy for cancer information
The Canadian Cancer Society’s goal is to provide up-to-date and accurate information that’s easy to read and understand. We’ve been providing Canadians with information about cancer since we were first formed in 1938. Today, we offer information online, in print and by telephone.
She knew that indoor tanning could pose serious health risks and this motivated her to push for a tan-free prom at her school.
Volunteers provide comfort and kindness
Thousands of Canadian Cancer Society volunteers work in regional cancer centres, lodges and community hospitals to support people receiving treatment.