World Cancer Day

Together, We Can

Simona Flumian | Posted 02.03.2017 | Canada
Simona Flumian

A dream is a wish from the heart. As children, we dream because imagination has no bounds and anything is possible, but as we grow older, we realize t...

These Foods Won't Prevent Cancer, But They Could Help

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.04.2016 | Canada Living

And yes, that includes coffee.

We Can Do More To Put Patients At The Centre Of Cancer Care

Shelly Jamieson | Posted 02.04.2017 | Canada Impact
Shelly Jamieson

Canada is one of the few countries with a robust strategy to tackle cancer: the Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control aims to reduce the incidence of cancer, lessen the likelihood of Canadians dying from cancer, and enhance the quality of life of those affected by cancer.

Rebecca Zamon

The Most Important Conversation Cancer Patients Can Have | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 02.04.2016 | Canada Living

Talking about the end of your life must be part of your diagnosis.

I Never Thought I'd Know Cancer Until It Hit Me And My Daughter

Roberto Valente | Posted 02.03.2017 | Canada Living
Roberto Valente

Alina had emergency brain surgery the next day to attempt to remove the tumour, or at least get a biopsy and help correct the spinal fluid flow in her brain. I assumed the worst would happen as I held her and laid her down on the operating table for the anesthesiologist. I did not know then that I would be the last thing she would see.

I Couldn't Save My Mom From Cancer, So I Do This Instead

Thomas Rigatti | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada Living
Thomas Rigatti

Though cancer made me see my mom in her worst physical state, I will always remember her as a strong businesswoman and a dedicated banker. She was a woman who paved the way for many in my family who wanted to pursue traditionally male careers, encouraging them to chase their dreams and show the world that women are powerful, too.

Making Strides On World Cancer Day

Andrea Paine | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada Impact
Andrea Paine

February 4 was world cancer day. For the average cancer patient or survivor, it brings up mixed emotions. It's not really something we want to think about, but we can't really help it, with all the newspaper and television headlines there to remind us.

The Hardest Part of Cancer Was Getting out the Door

Andrea Paine | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada Living
Andrea Paine

The early signs of cancer are being ignored, and people are putting off going to see their doctors because of a variety of fears and their busy schedules. Having been through cancer, I can attest that nudging yourself out the door was the hardest thing I ever did. I was losing blood from a breast nipple. I knew it wasn't normal.

Women Make 8-Day, 1,800-Km Ride Across Prairies For Breast Cancer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada Impact

Ten women snowmobilers are riding 1,800 kilometres and stopping in 32 Saskatchewan cities and towns to raise cash for breast cancer research.It's the ...