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Why tobacco control is important

Tobacco use is the number 1 cause of preventable disease and death in Canada and causes 37,000 Canadian deaths each year.

Smoking causes about 30% of cancer deaths in Canada and about 85% of lung cancer deaths.

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Stories

I want everyone to win their battles like we did. That’s why I’ve left a gift in my will to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Investing to reduce cancer burden

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Last year CCS funded $40 million in cancer research, thanks to our donors. Discover how you can help reduce the burden of cancer.

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