60% of high-priority research goes unfunded.
What you can do
Changing public policy is one of the most effective tools for preventing cancer and helping those living with and beyond cancer. The best way to change public policy is for Canadians to speak up and make our collective voices heard.
There are lots of ways you can advocate, no matter how much time you have to give:
It was very important that the fundraiser be in honour of my uncle, because it’s a great way to show our support for him.
Great progress has been made
Some cancers, such as thyroid and testicular, have survival rates of over 90%. Other cancers, such as pancreatic, brain and esophageal, continue to have very low survival rates.