In 2017, 28,600 Canadians were diagnosed with lung cancer and 21,100 died of the disease.
The number of lung cancer deaths exceeds the total number of deaths from colorectal cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.
It was very important that the fundraiser be in honour of my uncle, because it’s a great way to show our support for him.
Cancer affects all Canadians but together we can reduce the burden by investing in research and prevention efforts. Learn about the impact of our funded research.