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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

Now I know that I will help someone with cancer even after I’m gone. It’s a footprint I want to leave behind me.

Read Barbara's story

What’s the lifetime risk of getting cancer?

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The latest Canadian Cancer Statistics report shows about half of Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.

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