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What we are doing
The Canadian Cancer Society believes that working with government and legislators to bring about healthy public policies is a vital part of achieving our vision of a world where no Canadian fears cancer.
By working across party lines and with like-minded organizations, advocates of the Canadian Cancer Society are making a difference in finding new and better ways to protect the health of Canadians, shrink cancer rates and reduce cancer’s toll on our country. We thank our donors for making these important activities possible.
A summary of advocacy successes by region is available. Please contact email@example.com for a copy
- Tobacco control
- Palliative care
- Caregiver support
- Asbestos ban
- Healthy living
- Indoor tanning
- Drug access
I was in total shock when I heard the diagnosis of cancer. Cancer to me was an adult’s disease. Being a 13-year-old teenager, it certainly wasn’t even on my radar.
Making progress in the cancer fight
The 5-year cancer survival rate has increased from 25% in the 1940s to 60% today.