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2018

Uniting the hockey community to support people living with cancer

November 2018 -

CCS has partnered with Hockey Fights Cancer to raise funds for CCS’s lodges, support services and transportation programs.


5 reasons to give a Gift for the Cure

November 2018 -

This holiday season, give a meaningful gift that helps the 1 in 2 Canadians affected by cancer.


Healthy habits for the holidays

November 2018 -

Pass on the hors d’oeuvres this holiday season and whip up this delicious salad instead.


Help shape the future of cancer care in only 30 minutes

November 2018 -

For the first time ever, Canadians have a unique opportunity to inform how cancer patients are cared for in our country. Read on to find out how you can help in only 30 minutes.


CCS honours Canada’s best cancer researchers

November 2018 -

This year’s winners of the Canadian Cancer Society Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research are helping to drive game-changing advancements in cancer research.


Countering chemotherapy’s severest side effects

November 2018 -

Chemotherapy drugs are effective at killing cancer cells but they can also cause severe side effects by damaging healthy cells and tissues. One CCS-funded research team is making strides to prevent that from happening.


Helping people with cancer create their own healthy blood

September 2018 -

A recent clinical trial has shown promising results for patients with blood cancers. Now, the researcher is hoping to take it to the next level.


Harnessing the power of the death cap mushroom

September 2018 -

Dr David Perrin from the University of British Columbia is the first in the world to harness a cancer-killing toxin from the poisonous death cap mushroom.


Put down your salt shaker

September 2018 -

Eating too much salt may increase your risk of stomach cancer. Put down your salt shaker and enjoy a flavourful fall soup instead.


Cancer prevention tips for everybody

September 2018 -

Online tool provides personalized cancer prevention information and tips.


Walking together for a healthier and safer community

September 2018 -

Jennifer Wilson and Sandra Ward both value an active lifestyle. So when the opportunity came up to help run a Walking School Bus program at their childrens’ school, they didn’t hesitate.


Helping change and save children’s lives

September 2018 -

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – an important time for us all to consider what we can do to help children live long, healthy lives.


Providing comfort with a cup of tea

July 2018 -

Tetley now supplies tea to all CCS lodges that provide a home away from home for people facing cancer.


A financial transformation – a letter from our CEO

July 2018 -

Our CEO Lynne Hudson discusses CCS’s incredible transformation and looks to the future


Breakthrough research results change cancer treatment worldwide

July 2018 -

Clinical trial results from the Canadian Cancer Trials Group change breast and pancreatic cancer treatment standards around the world.


Beat the heat this summer by turning down your grill

July 2018 -

Cooking meat at high temperatures creates chemicals that may increase cancer risk. Turn the BBQ down this summer and opt for a veggie burger instead.


Almost half of colorectal cancers are found after they have already spread

July 2018 -

New statistics report reveals troubling news


Camp offers kids with cancer and their families a chance to enjoy summer

July 2018 -

After a leukemia diagnosis at age nine, Bailey Sanguin and his family attended Camp Goodtimes. Years later, he returns each summer as a volunteer.


Running together to make breast cancer beatable

July 2018 -

Newfoundland's Circle of Friends team has raised over $200,000 for the CIBC Run for the Cure.


Canada becomes world-leader in tobacco plain packaging

July 2018 -

New national regulations are most effective in the world and will help save lives.


Clinical trial brings new hope for pancreatic cancer treatment

May 2018 -

Inspired by an innovative treatment for kidney and lung cancers, this clinical trial is showing early promise for one of the hardest-to-treat cancers.


Be sun safe, and try this summertime salmon recipe

May 2018 -

Try getting your vitamin D from your diet, instead of exposing yourself to UV rays.


We’re here for you. Anytime, anywhere.

May 2018 -

By phone, app, or online, CCS offers support to Canadians wherever they are, at any time.


Revealing what’s really in your grocery bag

May 2018 -

Nutrition labels could help Canadians make better food choices.


Sabrina shares her Relay For Life experience with everyone, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

May 2018 -

This 22-year-old cancer survivor knows what brings her back to Relay each year.


Daffodil Month continues to inspire this volunteer to support CCS

March 2018 -

This April, volunteer or donate to Daffodil Month and help people with cancer in your community.


Improving the cancer patient experience

March 2018 -

CCS is working to fill the significant gaps in the cancer patient experience, as highlighted in a recent report.


A home away from home

March 2018 -

CCS offers lodges to cancer patients and their caregivers who must travel away from their hometowns for treatment.


Saving lives through saliva

March 2018 -

A CCS-funded researcher aims to save more lives by making genetic testing more accessible for Canadians.


Fuel-up and move more

March 2018 -

Increase your daily exercise and fuel your body with this tasty vegetarian stuffed pepper.


High-tech, personalized cancer research receives significant funding

March 2018 -

CCS has committed to invest almost $9 million in high impact cancer research projects.


Go Dry this February

January 2018 -

This year, Dry Feb is available to participants across Canada. Not only do participants raise money for CCS, but they get to benefit from the perks of a month off alcohol.


Stop marketing to our kids

January 2018 -

Canadian children and youth are exposed to ads for unhealthy foods and beverages every day and research shows that food and beverage marketing has an impact on the foods children eat


Breathing easier thanks to Smokers' Helpline

January 2018 -

After being a smoker for 40 years, Cindy won’t be buying any more cigarettes.


We fought for change and won! Top 10 highlights of our advocacy work in 2017

January 2018 -

Advocacy led by the Canadian Cancer Society is making a difference. We meet with local, provincial and national governments to persuade them to make the fight against cancer one of their top priorities and to develop healthier public policies.


New Year, new stew

January 2018 -

Did you know that eating red and processed meats increases your risk of colorectal cancer? Try this tasty vegetarian recipe.


A year of being stronger together – a word from our CEO

January 2018 -

In 2017 we continued to deliver on our promise to have more impact, against more cancers, in more communities, than any other cancer charity in Canada.


Detecting cancer sooner through liquid biopsies

January 2018 -

CCS-funded researchers are making great advancements in helping improve how cancer is detected, diagnosed and treated.