VOLUNTEERS ARE URGENTLY NEEDED IN APRIL
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Canadian Cancer Society
- People living with cancer will continue to have full access to CCS support programs
- The Calgary Fire Department broke the Guinness World Record for most heads shaved simultaneously, while raising more than $140,000 for the fight against cancer.
- The Society has made the difficult decision to close its physical office space in Lethbridge, but staff and volunteers will remain active in the community.
- The Society has made the difficult decision to close its physical office space in Yellowknife, but staff and volunteers will remain active in the community.
- Face Off Against Cancer is raising money for cancer patients and firefighters affected by the devastating wildfire.
- Young cancer fighter will help sell fresh daffodils this week to share message of courage, happiness and hope.
- Canadian Cancer Society and Calgary Fire Department are teaming up to break the Guinness World Record for most heads shaved simultaneously.
- Alberta-based research could improve our understanding of how cells protect themselves from cancer.
- Society and Running Room mark National Non-Smoking Week by launching innovative program to curb tobacco use.
- Majority of NWT candidates support bans on smoking in outdoor spaces where children play and in vehicles carrying children.
- Canadian Cancer Society surveys Albertans on poor office etiquette ahead of its annual Jail-N-Bail fundraiser
- Notley government adopts original plan recommended by experts for single-site cancer centre.
- Surge in diagnoses a result of rapidly aging and growing population
- Three-time cancer survivor shares his story to help kick-off the Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Month.
- We applaud the introduction of new legislation that will ban Alberta youth from accessing tanning equipment.
- The Canadian Cancer Society is in desperate need of more volunteers to help bring brightness to the fight for life this spring.
- The Alberta Chapter of Women In Insurance Cancer Crusade invests $200,000 into Society-funded brain cancer research.
- Coalition very concerned that menthol maybe excluded from Alberta’s ban on flavoured tobacco.
- Cancer survivor and fundraiser help to raise $35,000 at Women’s Health Awareness Luncheon and Harvest of Hope Gala.
- Ambassadors help increase awareness of new colorectal cancer screening test
- Most PC leadership candidates did not respond to survey on indoor tanning legislation
- Tobacco flavourings ban still awaiting final proclamation six months after its passage
- The deadliest form of skin cancer on the rise in Canada, but a tanning ban could help reverse trend.
- Women In Insurance Cancer Crusade makes a significant donation to help fund research into pancreatic cancer.
- Canadian Cancer Society calls on the Alberta government to include menthol in legislation that bans flavoured tobacco
- Volunteer Driver Program expands to Red Deer with opening of new Central Alberta Cancer Centre
- Canadian Cancer Society looks to raise $7,500 during inaugural national day of charitable giving
- Annual campaign supports Canadian Cancer Society and the fight against women’s cancers
- Without more volunteers, many cancer patients in Edmonton will struggle getting to their life-saving treatment appointments
- Western Direct Insurance joins the Canadian Cancer Society in the fight for life
- Report shows Calgary and Edmonton support cancer prevention initiatives, but province needs to step up to reduce rising rates of melanoma.
- Nuts, balls, family jewels, love spuds – whatever you call them, the Canadian Cancer Society wants to make sure guys get to know them and practice proper nutiquette
- Calgary-based researcher receives Canadian Cancer Society Innovation Grant to investigate how and why cancer cells spread to different organs
- Because of the catastrophic disruptions in southern Alberta due to flooding, the Canadian Cancer Society is stepping up its efforts to support cancer patients who need assistance.
- While the death rate for most major cancers continues to decline in Canada, some rarer forms of the disease are taking a more significant toll.
- Bill 203 will provide job protection for those who take time off to care for a dying family member
- Flavoured tobacco ban loophole still allows for menthol – the minty-fresh flavour that makes addiction that much easier
- Alberta-based researchers among those selected for Canadian Cancer Society Innovation Grants
- Lung cancer deaths among Canadian women this year will nearly double that of breast cancer deaths.
- April 27 is Daffodil Day
- New website aims to educate young tanners
- Albertans receiving bogus calls from scam artists pretending to collect charitable donations on behalf of the Society
- University of Alberta immunologist harnessing the immune system to better attack cancer.
- So-called base tans are a cancer risk and offer very little protection against sunburn
- New coalition determined to raise awareness of skin cancer risk and push for stronger legislation prohibiting teenagers from using tanning salons
- The Cash and Cars and More Lottery is back with 3,702 prizes worth more than $5.1 million.
- The momentum for smoke-free vehicle legislation in Alberta is growing as Medicine Hat joins the list of municipalities taking a stand to protect kids from secondhand smoke exposure in cars.
- Young men and women continue to use indoor tanning equipment, despite the increased risk of skin cancer
- Annual Canadian Cancer Statistics report released today with special report on colorectal cancer – the second-leading cause of cancer death in Canada
- Society commits more than $1.6 million dollars to Alberta-based cancer researchers
- Apache Canada Ltd donates $50,000, including a 2009 Dodge Durango SUV and enough money to cover the vehicle’s operating costs for the next three years.