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2017

Canadian Cancer Society Announces Partnership with NHL & NHLPA for Hockey Fights Cancer Campaign

November 2017 - CCS and American Cancer Society to benefit from awareness and fundraising efforts in unprecedented three-year affiliation


Canadian Cancer Society statement about death of Gord Downie

October 2017 - The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is deeply saddened to hear of the death of musician Gord Downie from brain cancer.


Smoking causes 1 in 5 of all deaths, costs $6.5 billion in healthcare in Canada each year: study

October 2017 - Canadian Cancer Society calls for stronger government action to fight tobacco use


Fewer than 1 in 5 Canadian women have breast reconstruction after mastectomy

October 2017 - Canadian Cancer Society BRA Day events help women make informed decisions


Canadians raise $17 million to change future of breast cancer through Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure

October 2017 - Today, more than 85,000 Canadians in 56 communities across the country were united by the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure, raising an estimated $17 million.


Tanning services still widely used by Ontario teens, despite provincial ban

September 2017 - Report shows no drop in the use of tanning beds or lamps amongst youth under 18 years old.


Thousands of Canadians promise to change the future of breast cancer by joining the CIBC Run for the Cure

September 2017 - More than 80,000 Canadians are expected to join forces on October 1 for the 26th annual Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure.



Nearly 1 in 2 Canadians expected to get cancer: report

June 2017 - Canadian Cancer Society says prevention and research are key


Time to shift gears with Jiffy Lube and Suds Wheels of Hope campaign

June 2017 - Close to half a million dollars raised in support of the Canadian Cancer Society


CCS urges Canadians to heed daily UV index following national sun safety survey

May 2017 - Jamieson Sun Safety Survey reveals many Canadians are putting themselves at risk of skin cancer


Tragically Hip recognized for supporting brain cancer research

April 2017 - CCS recognizes the Tragically Hip for their support of brain cancer research


Mighty daffodil packs a powerful punch since 1957

March 2017 - Canadian Cancer Society kicks off 60th anniversary of Daffodil Month recognizing volunteers and progress against cancer


Federal budget investment in home and palliative care a win for cancer patients

March 2017 - Federal budget investment in home and palliative care a win for cancer patients


Will a sugary drinks levy benefit Canadians?

March 2017 - Research indicates over the next 25 years a levy would save thousands of lives and contribute to $11.5 billion in health care savings


Run to Quit helps to boost physical activity and cut down on smoking

March 2017 - After its first year, 40 per cent of participants surveyed said they had quit smoking and 43 per cent were running three times a week


Canadian Cancer Society bridging the health literacy gap

February 2017 - Charity launches educational video series through corporate partnership with BMO


Sticker shock: Canadians projected to pay a steep price for sugary beverages

February 2017 - New research reveals sugary drinks will cost over 63,000 Canadian lives and billions of dollars


New resource will help Inuit with cancer

February 2017 - Canadian Cancer Society partners with Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada


Canadian Cancer Society and Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation finalize merger

February 2017 - Unprecedented partnership showcases leadership in Canada’s evolving non-profit sector


Canadian Cancer Society calls for stronger federal tobacco strategy

January 2017 - National Non-Smoking Week is January 15-21


Canadian Cancer Trials Group receives $8.7 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation

January 2017 - Grant will help CCTG continue ground-breaking national and international research, leading to better treatments and improved outcomes for people with cancer