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

Michelle Bilton
Communications Coordinator
(437) 266-2493 Ext. 23128

Our latest media releases

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The Canadian Cancer Society is calling for a united show of support for those affected by cancer and to help hope bloom this April
April 2, 2024
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Federal announcement to restrict marketing and sales of nicotine pouches a needed move to protect youth
March 21, 2024
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The Canadian Cancer Society launches its Daffodil Campaign with a surprise performance by Amélie Beyries 
March 20, 2024
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Quebec is making progress on tobacco control
March 12, 2024
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Dan Bigras lends his voice in support of the Canadian Cancer Society
March 4, 2024
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National poll finds nearly 1 in 4 people in Canada report measures such as skipping doses, splitting pills, not filling prescriptions due to cost
February 14, 2024
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BC Government makes important move to restrict the sale of nicotine pouches to better protect youth
February 7, 2024
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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