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2014-07-09 12:26:52

The Entertainment Community Teams with Broadcasters for Major Fundraising Telecast Friday, September 5, 2014 Funds Raised to Finance New Canadian Dream Teams for Cancer Research, and Awareness and Education in Canada Stand Up To Cancer Canada's Distinctive Research Model Designed to Bring Research Innovations to Patients Sooner Public Will Have Opportunity to Support Through the September 5th Telecast and Beyond SU2C Canada Pursuing Collaborations with Canadian Health...

2014-05-28 04:24:16

Canadians need to protect themselves more from dangerous ultraviolet rays TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Melanoma skin cancer is one of the fastest rising of all cancers in Canada; Canadians need to do more to protect themselves from damaging ultraviolet (UV) radiation, according to a special report on skin cancer. Canadian Cancer Statistics 2014 was released today by the Canadian Cancer Society in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada and Statistics Canada. Skin...

2014-05-01 08:36:24

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - "You have cancer." To an estimated 500* Canadians a day, their family, friends and caregivers, these three words change lives. To help Canadians manage through a cancer diagnosis, Eli Lilly Canada is launching Lilly Oncology On Canvas Canada, an art competition that honours the physical and emotional journeys Canadians face when dealing with cancer. "A cancer diagnosis can be just as emotional as it is physical," says Dr. Joan Bottorff from the...

2014-04-09 08:29:38

New initiatives driving better health outcomes by helping to shape lifestyles to prevent cancer and chronic diseases TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - More than 100 organizations across Canada are uniting as partners in a series of projects designed to improve the health of Canadians by preventing chronic disease. In phase two of the Coalitions Linking Action and Science for Prevention (CLASP) initiative, a total of $15.3 million is being invested in eight projects to address issues...

2014-02-06 08:28:18

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) in Québec now have access to a therapy that can be used prior to chemotherapy. Effective February 3, 2014, the province has added ZYTIGA(®) (abiraterone acetate) to the public drug formulary for the treatment of mCRPC in men who are asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic after failure of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).(1) "ZYTIGA(® )provides men and health care professionals with a...

2014-02-03 12:29:04

OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project, one of the largest research platforms in the world has succeeded in engaging Canadians across the country and reached its goal of enrolling close to 300,000 participants in Canada. That is about 1-in-55 Canadians between the 35 and 69 years old, voluntarily engaging in a project that will help researchers understand the causes of cancer and other chronic diseases. "The federal government is proud of its...

2013-06-12 23:25:04

iSkin teams up with Canadian Cancer Society in 2013 to help raise funds to fight cancer Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 iSkin, a premium brand of fashion and technology lifestyle accessories, announces they will be one of the sponsors for the 2013 Relay For Life in North York, Ontario. The event takes place on June 21, 2013, beginning at 7 PM and ending at 7 AM, in the Esther Shiner Stadium. Annually, iSkin has sponsored this event which offers those who wish to take part a chance to...


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