“GivingTuesday” launches in Canada

November 2013 - Canadian Cancer Society encourages Canadians to be extra charitable during the holiday season

Lottery proceeds ensure Canadians all win in the fight against cancer

November 2013 - Canadian Cancer Society says thank you to Canadians for helping to raise $54 million over past 10 years through lottery efforts

Federal bill to reduce tobacco contraband applauded by the Canadian Cancer Society

November 2013 - The Canadian Cancer Society welcomes a federal bill to reduce tobacco contraband introduced in Parliament today.

Youth using flavoured tobacco products at very high levels – Canadian Cancer Society calls for ban on all flavoured tobacco to curb youth smoking

October 2013 - New data released today from the national Youth Smoking Survey show that a very high number of high school students are using flavoured tobacco products.

Media backgrounder Knowledge to Action Grants

October 2013 - Media backgrounder - Knowledge to Action Grants

South Asians "tremendously under screened" for cancer

October 2013 - Study recruits doctors to boost screening uptake in under screened South Asian population

There’s etiquette for everything, including your nuts: 3 steps for proper nutiquette

August 2013 - We’re no etiquette guru, but we do know a thing or 2 about about taking good care of your jewels.

Media backgrounder Innovation Grants

August 2013 - Media backgrounder - Innovation Grants

What does cancer sound like?

August 2013 - Futuristic device will use high-frequency sound waves to detect abnormal cells

Remembering a cancer research pioneer

August 2013 - Dr Anthony Pawson revolutionized the understanding of cell signaling.

One question may help provide dignity at the end of life: study

July 2013 - When it comes to patients’ emotional and psychological states, a new study shows that patients who are asked one simple question may receive more empathy from their caregivers.

Canada's war on tobacco turns 50

June 2013 - June 17, 1963 landmark statement by Canada’s health minister concluded that smoking causes lung cancer

Liver cancer on the rise

May 2013 - Canadians need to know the risk factors for this largely preventable cancer.

Media backgrounder #1: Highlights of 2013 liver cancer statistics

May 2013 - Liver cancer is the special topic in Canadian Cancer Statistics 2013, released today by the Canadian Cancer Society in collaboration with the Public Health Agency of Canada and Statistics Canada.

Leading Canadian health charities urge renewed federal government leadership on non-communicable diseases

May 2013 - Canada needs strategy to meet new global targets adopted today by World Health Assembly

Society recognizes volunteers with inaugural national Impact Awards

May 2013 - On May 4, the Canadian Cancer Society awarded its first national Impact Awards to honour the Society’s most dedicated, passionate volunteers and recognize their exceptional commitment to fighting against cancer.

April 27 is Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day

April 2013 - Wear a daffodil pin to support people living with cancer

Clinical trial: robotic surgery may reduce side effects of throat cancer treatment

April 2013 - Throat cancers on the rise due to epidemic of HPV infection

Canadian Cancer Society Marks its 75th Anniversary and Launches Its Annual Nationwide Daffodil Campaign

March 2013 - April 27 is Daffodil Day: Wear a Daffodil Pin to Show Support for People Living with Cancer

Society Welcomes Action on Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Tax Increase, Announced in Today’s Federal Budget

March 2013 - The Canadian Cancer Society applauds the federal government for introducing a tax increase on roll-your-own tobacco in today’s federal budget. The increase addresses a longstanding loophole.

Outsmarting breast cancer, one cell at a time

February 2013 - Canadian Cancer Society researchers use high-tech computer analytics to predict which mutations cause breast cancer and how to stop it

Canadian Cancer Society appoints new president and CEO

January 2013 - The Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela Fralick as president and CEO, effective today, January 7, 2013.