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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.
Kathy’s story: To be happier, healthier and stronger in the face of cancer
Learn how Kathy found strength on her cancer journey through the love of her family and compassionate support from the Canadian Cancer Society
Facing cancer treatment during the holidays
Diagnosed with breast cancer before the holidays, Sara is sharing her story to give hope to others affected by cancer during this time.
Prostate cancer survivors share their stories
Meet two men who’ve faced prostate cancer and found support through the Canadian Cancer Society. See how they’re raising awareness to help others.
4 breast cancer survivors open up about their personal experiences
1 in 8 Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime – women like Nadia, Sharon, Kimberley and Anjum. Meet 4 breast cancer survivors and learn about their experiences
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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 prostate cancer survivor shares his story to help turn fear into hope
Diagnosed with prostate cancer at 55, Brian found support from the Canadian Cancer Society. Today, he encourages men to take control of their prostate health.
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.
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.
Taking action and making a difference
Meet 4 passionate volunteers dedicated to the cancer cause
The Canadian Cancer Society is proud to celebrate its volunteers for the meaningful difference they make in the lives of Canadians affected by cancer.
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.