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There’s a story to be told at every stage of the cancer journey – from prevention, to diagnosis, to treatment, to life after or with cancer. Here, you’ll find real experiences from Canadians across the country and learn how your support is helping the Canadian Cancer Society make a difference. Experience stories that highlight the impact of groundbreaking cancer research, support programs and services, advocacy, healthy living and more.
Meet 3 teens who are passionate about making a difference for Canadians affected by cancer
Meet 3 teenagers who are proof that you can help change the future of cancer at any age. Learn why they’re giving back through the Canadian Cancer Society.
Why this breast cancer survivor is giving back through the CIBC Run for the Cure
After her breast cancer diagnosis, Kim found support through our online community. Now, she joins the CIBC Run for the Cure to help others affected by cancer.
Dianne's story: Navigating cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic
Faced with breast cancer twice, Dianne shares her experience as someone affected by cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How an online community can help people with cancer cope
Our online community, CancerConnnection.ca, is there for people affected by cancer – like Wes. See how becoming a part of this community helped him cope with cancer.
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How 3 innovative breast cancer research projects are paving the way for new treatments
Learn about Canadian Cancer Society-funded breast cancer research projects using 3D printing, artificial intelligence and robotics to improve treatment options.
“It gives us hope” – A blood cancer survivor shares how precision medicine is saving lives like his
Diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the most commonly diagnosed blood cancer, David shares how precision medicine made a life-saving difference.
Aeson and the impact of cancer research
Shortly after Aeson’s first birthday, he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma. See how cancer research changed the course of his life.
Support and hope
A breast cancer survivor shares the impact of Relay For Life
Learn how Relay For Life helped Lianne face her own breast cancer diagnosis and gave her a chance to make a difference for others affected by cancer.
5 ways to support a friend with cancer
Knowing how to support a friend with cancer may not always come easy. Here are some ideas on how you can show you care throughout their cancer journey.
A former smoker shares how running helped her quit smoking
See how Karine was motivated to quit smoking thanks to the Canadian Cancer Society’s Walk or Run to Quit program. Plus, get tips for living smoke-free.
Taking action and making a difference
3 young scientists championing cancer research across Canada
See how the Canadian Cancer Society raises awareness about cancer research with the help of young scientists on our Research Information Outreach Teams.
How hockey impacted this coach when he faced a cancer diagnosis
A hockey coach shares how the sport and hockey community gave him hope and support throughout his cancer treatments after being diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
10 ways to reduce your cancer risk
Find out how you can make changes to your everyday life that could reduce your cancer risk and help you live healthier.