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February 4, 2017 is World Cancer Day

01 February 2016

Photo of Pat Hartley

A nurse reaches out for help when she gets breast cancer

Read Pat's story

The Canadian Cancer Society is proud to support World Cancer Day – a global initiative where the world unites in the fight against cancer, bringing awareness of efforts to reduce the global burden of cancer.

Just as cancer affects everyone in different ways, everyone has the power to take action to reduce the impact that cancer has.

One way we help people living with cancer is by providing credible and reliable information and support. As leaders in information, support, prevention, advocacy and research, we are the most trusted voice on cancer in Canada.

Learn about our support and services or call 1-888-939-3333 to speak to a cancer information specialist.

How you can help

Every dollar counts. Thanks to your donations, we’re able to continue funding the most promising cancer research, advocate for health-protecting policies and provide trusted information and support for every Canadian living with cancer. Thank you!

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