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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

Youth volunteer

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Stories

Ray Ellis in fireman gear Because of smoke inhalation and exposure to toxic chemicals, I live with the fear of cancer virtually every day.

Read Ray's story

Great progress has been made

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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.

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