|1950||First modern studies published regarding the relationship between smoking and lung cancer|
|1963||Canadian Health Minister Judy LaMarsh concludes that smoking is a contributory cause of lung cancer|
|1964||US Surgeon General Advisory Committee concludes that smoking causes lung and laryngeal cancer in men and is a probable cause in women|
|1969||House of Commons Standing Committee on Health, Welfare and Social Affairs recommends that tobacco advertising be banned and that a warning be placed on packages|
Within about 12 hours of being at Camp Goodtime, everything started to change, and that week was cathartic, transformative. It was the first time I got to know myself.
Advocating for cancer patients
Our staff and volunteers meet with elected officials from local, provincial and national governments to persuade them to make the fight against cancer one of their top priorities.