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Volunteer profiles

Canadian Cancer Society volunteers represent a broad spectrum of ages, cultures, abilities and experiences. Each volunteer brings unique gifts through sharing their time, energy and skills.

Learn more about why people like you volunteer for the Society and the impact they are having in the fight for life.

Prevention volunteer

Support others going through cancer

Recent graduate

Leadership volunteer

Volunteer driver

After turning to the Canadian Cancer Society Volunteer Driver program to help him get to cancer treatment appointments, Lance Krobel vowed to return the favour by becoming a volunteer driver himself. More

Volunteer director

Jason Holowachuk lived the cancer journey over a period of four years with his mother, as a caregiver and patient advocate. It was this experience that inspired him to join the fight against cancer as a volunteer director with the Canadian Cancer Society. More



Researcher Dr Raymond Andersen Dr Raymond Andersen’s research could lead to a promising new drug for prostate cancer.

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Providing rides to cancer treatment

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For more than 50 years, the Canadian Cancer Society’s transportation program has enabled patients to focus their energy on fighting cancer and not on worrying about how they will get to treatment.

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