Breast Cancer Canada

Check Your Melons, Says New B.C. Breast Cancer Campaign

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia


New U.S. Study Pushes Back Age Of First Recommended Mammogram

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.21.2015 | Canada Living

They're now recommending starting at age 45.

The Fashion And Beauty Buys That Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 10.01.2015 | Canada Style

Time to think pink!

Women Getting Too Many Tests For Breast Cancer: Doctor

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Women with early stage breast cancer are getting unneeded follow-up imaging tests which are clogging the health-care system and wasting mill...

The Signs You Have Breast Cancer, And What To Do If You Do

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 10.10.2014 | Canada Living

Today, approximately 65 women in Canada will be told they have breast cancer. Tomorrow, 65 more will learn they have the disease. Breast cancer is ...

Canadian Cancer Rates Are Falling, So What Should We Be Worried About?

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Living

Cancer rates in Canada are the lowest they've been in a decade and death rates from cancer continue to decline, but health experts say Canadians still...

11 Little Known Breast Cancer Facts

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 10.17.2013 | Canada Living

Why do so many women fear breast cancer? Probably because it happens so often, to us or the people we know — it's estimated that 24,000 Canadians wi...

How My Kids Are Honouring My Eight-Year-Long Fight With Breast Cancer

Maura Young | Posted 11.20.2013 | Canada Impact
Maura Young

What a difference a year makes! Last September at this time, I was full of nerves about doing the Pink O Course, a 10km, 30 obstacle race benefiting Rethink Breast Cancer. It seemed the perfect way to honour the many family and friends who I have lost to breast cancer, but also and incredible challenge for me personally because I am a breast cancer survivor.

'Useless' Breast Cancer Test

CBC | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada

Medical clinics across the country are touting the benefits of a diagnostic test for breast cancer that medical experts say is useless. A ...

Do You Know When To Start Getting Mammograms?

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A new poll suggests women in Ontario are unclear about the age at which they should start undergoing regular breast cancer screening.The pol...

Mapping A Cure For Its Deadliest Form

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Living

BURNABY, B.C. - Scientists say they've made an unexpected discovery that will help doctors personalize treatment for one of the deadliest forms of bre...

Quebec Mammogram Review Finds 109 Missed Cases

CP | Lia Levesque, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2012 | Canada Living

MONTREAL - A sweeping medical study of thousands of mammograms in Quebec has found 109 cases of breast cancer that had not been previously diagnosed.T...