Breast Cancer Canada

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

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.09.2014 | 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...