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Cancer Basics video series

Cancer can be hard to understand and stressful to cope with. These short, animated videos on cancer-related topics present information that is simple, straightforward and sympathetic.

The Cancer Basics video series is proudly sponsored by BMO.

What is cancer?

Coping when you’re first diagnosed with cancer

Taking oral chemotherapy at home

What do cancer stage and cancer grade mean?

What is immunotherapy?

How your social worker can help

Managing fatigue

Stories

I want everyone to win their battles like we did. That’s why I’ve left a gift in my will to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Read Margaret's story

How can you stop cancer before it starts?

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Discover how 16 factors affect your cancer risk and how you can take action with our interactive tool – It’s My Life! Presented in partnership with Desjardins.

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