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2017

Thousands of Canadians promise to change the future of breast cancer by joining the CIBC Run for the Cure

September 2017 - More than 80,000 Canadians are expected to join forces on October 1 for the 26th annual Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure.



Nearly 1 in 2 Canadians expected to get cancer: report

June 2017 - Canadian Cancer Society says prevention and research are key


CCS urges Canadians to heed daily UV index following national sun safety survey

May 2017 - Jamieson Sun Safety Survey reveals many Canadians are putting themselves at risk of skin cancer


Tragically Hip recognized for supporting brain cancer research

April 2017 - CCS recognizes the Tragically Hip for their support of brain cancer research


Mighty daffodil packs a powerful punch since 1957

March 2017 - Canadian Cancer Society kicks off 60th anniversary of Daffodil Month recognizing volunteers and progress against cancer


Will a sugary drinks levy benefit Canadians?

March 2017 - Research indicates over the next 25 years a levy would save thousands of lives and contribute to $11.5 billion in health care savings


Run to Quit helps to boost physical activity and cut down on smoking

March 2017 - After its first year, 40 per cent of participants surveyed said they had quit smoking and 43 per cent were running three times a week


Canadian Cancer Society bridging the health literacy gap

February 2017 - Charity launches educational video series through corporate partnership with BMO


Sticker shock: Canadians projected to pay a steep price for sugary beverages

February 2017 - New research reveals sugary drinks will cost over 63,000 Canadian lives and billions of dollars


New resource will help Inuit with cancer

February 2017 - Canadian Cancer Society partners with Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada


Canadian Cancer Society and Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation finalize merger

February 2017 - Unprecedented partnership showcases leadership in Canada’s evolving non-profit sector


Canadian Cancer Society calls for stronger federal tobacco strategy

January 2017 - National Non-Smoking Week is January 15-21


Canadian Cancer Trials Group receives $8.7 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation

January 2017 - Grant will help CCTG continue ground-breaking national and international research, leading to better treatments and improved outcomes for people with cancer