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To arrange an interview with a Canadian Cancer Society spokesperson, please contact:

Jessica Abdilla
Communications Manager
437-266-8972
jessica.abdilla@cancer.ca


Our latest media releases

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Tobacco plain packaging progress continues worldwide with 42 countries and territories moving forward with regulations
February 6, 2024
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New Canadian Cancer Society survey reveals the financial cost of cancer is one many in Canada cannot afford
February 4, 2024
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Canadian Cancer Society's 9th annual Dry Feb raises funds to support people affected by cancer
January 9, 2024
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Annual cost recovery fee on tobacco companies a welcome measure to hold industry accountable
November 21, 2023
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Health Canada makes it legal for flavoured nicotine products from Imperial Tobacco to be sold to children
November 14, 2023
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New Canadian Cancer Statistics report reveals lung cancer death rates are declining faster than any other cancer type in Canada 
November 8, 2023
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New report from the Canadian Cancer Society reveals nearly all provinces and territories in Canada lack adequate number of hospice beds
October 25, 2023
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13th edition of the
Memo-mamo campaign
October 3, 2023
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Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure brings hope and raises $14.5 million 
September 30, 2023
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Canadian Cancer Society & Hope Air celebrate $20 million in funding from the BC Government to expand travel supports for cancer patients living in rural, remote and small communities 
September 26, 2023
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Run for One, Run for All: The Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure Returns on October 1
September 6, 2023
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The Canadian Cancer Society applauds the adoption of a new regulation governing vaping products in Quebec
August 2, 2023
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Canada’s first cancer data strategy aims to transform cancer care by closing critical data gaps
July 17, 2023
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The Canadian Cancer Society welcomes the creation of an All-Party Cancer Caucus that will help prioritize pressing cancer issues across the country 
June 13, 2023
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Canadian Cancer Society applauds Government of Canada investment to expedite review of breast screening guidelines
June 9, 2023
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CCS applauds expedited breast screening guideline review
June 7, 2023
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Canadian Cancer Society praises world precedent setting requirement for health warnings directly on every cigarette
May 31, 2023
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New survey shows Canadians want Big Tobacco to pay for tobacco reduction efforts
May 29, 2023