The Canadian Cancer Society offers our one-to-one Peer Support Service for caregivers, family and friends. Our trained volunteers have been there. They have either had cancer themselves or have cared for someone with cancer. Learn more.
Great progress has been made
Some cancers, such as thyroid and testicular, have survival rates of over 90%. Other cancers, such as pancreatic, brain and esophageal, continue to have very low survival rates.