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Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Cancer Society
Organization information
AbbreviationCCS / SCC
TypeNon-profit organizations based in Canada
Legal statusactive
Purposecancer prevention, information, support, advocacy and research
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario, Canada
Region servedCanada
Official languagesEnglish, French
President and Chief Executive OfficerPeter Goodhand

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The Canadian Cancer Society (French: Société canadienne du cancer) is a national, community-based charitable organization of volunteers whose mission is to eradicate cancer and enhance the quality of life of those living with the disease.

The Canadian Cancer Society is Canada's largest national cancer charity and the largest national charitable funder of cancer research in Canada.

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Letter of the day: Volunteers help win fight against cancer - Times and Transcript Tweet this news
Times and Transcript--In honour of National Volunteer Week last week, the -Canadian Cancer Society- New Brunswick would like to extend our sincere appreciation and gratitude to the many thousands of volunteers across the province who have joined us in the - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 09:01:28 GMT+00:00
Cancer fight continues - EMC Ottawa South Tweet this news
EMC Ottawa South--EMC Editorial - Cancer Can Be Beaten. Not so long ago, that was the catchphrase most commonly uttered in reference to the -Canadian Cancer Society-. The battle against the disease seemed daunting with hope the one constant for the future - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 13:13:02 GMT+00:00
Butting out - Bancroft This Week Tweet this news
Bancroft This Week--As the Bancroft Relay For Life begins to gain steam towards it's annual fight against cancer, the -Canadian Cancer Society- is hoping that they can make a difference beyond the walk. Karen White, President of ... - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 14:22:24 GMT+00:00
Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Month - North Shore News Tweet this news
North Shore News--The daffodil has long been an important symbol for the -Canadian Cancer Society- -- its bright hue the perfect emblem for hope. Since the 1950s, when society volunteers and Lady Flora Eaton first ... - Date : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 07:26:02 GMT+00:00
Thanking volunteers - EMC Smiths Falls Tweet this news
EMC Smiths Falls--Or it's the volunteers with local unit of the -Canadian Cancer Society- who go door-to-door in April or help organize the annual Relay for Life, raising tens of thousands of dollars for vital research. There are so many organization - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 13:11:55 GMT+00:00
Prognosis improves over time for most cancer patients: StatsCan study - The Canadian Press Tweet this news
The Canadian Press--Among more common cancers, breast cancer starts out with a relative survival rate of 88 per cent at diagnosis, but the outlook for five-year survivors living an additional five years was 93 per cent. An official at the -Canadian Cancer - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 15:40:00 GMT+00:00
Cuts for cancer - Daily Miner and News Tweet this news
Daily Miner and News--Tyler raised $165 and Luke $140 towards overall donations of about $1000 for the -Canadian Cancer Society-. The boys' custom scarlet dye jobs were all part of the promotion, courtesy of their grandmother.--- - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 13:54:17 GMT+00:00
Relay for Life on the move - North Island Gazette Tweet this news
North Island Gazette--Last year 21 teams of 177 people total took part in the event in Port Hardy, raising more than $47000 for the -Canadian Cancer Society-. The annual relay encourages teams of people to raise funds and then walk the local high school t - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 13:17:07 GMT+00:00
Winning car bonus for new non-smoker - Brantford Expositor Tweet this news
Brantford Expositor--SUBMITTED PHOTO - Brantford native Brian Perkins was the grand prize winner of the -Canadian Cancer Society's- Drive to Quit Challenge, driving away with a new hybrid car. By KRISTEN SPRUIT For The Expositor Brian Perkins of Bran - Date : Tue, 19 Apr 2011 03:36:13 GMT+00:00
Organizer seeks city council's support for Kids for Cancer Research hockey tourney - Daily Miner and News Tweet this news
Daily Miner and News--"The real winners are the kids and -Canadian Cancer Society-," Caron said. Donations are raised throughout the tournament by sponsorship pledges, spectator donations, poster sales, prize draws and team challenge com - Date : Wed, 13 Apr 2011 13:47:06 GMT+00:00

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