6 of your questions about breast cancer answered
We’re here for all Canadians at every stage of a cancer journey with information about prevention, early detection and screening, diagnosis, treatment and life with or beyond cancer. For Canadians affected by cancer, their caregivers, healthcare providers or anyone who cares about the cancer cause, we can help answer questions about more than 100 types of cancer, including breast cancer.
As the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canadian women, we know breast cancer impacts the lives of a lot of people every day. If you or a loved one has been affected by breast cancer, you may have many questions. Over the years, as we’ve responded to questions, comments and concerns about breast cancer from our community, we’ve been listening to the topics closest to your hearts.
Inspired by your voices, we’re bringing some of the most frequently asked questions together in one place to address these important areas of breast cancer that matter to many of you and bring greater awareness to the cause.
We know that a breast cancer diagnosis is not easy – it can bring up many emotions and challenges. And if you have more questions about breast cancer, know that we’re here to help. You can turn to us for credible information about breast cancer or reach out to one of our trained Cancer Information Helpline specialists at 1-888-939-3333 or through live chat right here on our website (Monday to Friday, 9-7 PM ET).
With about 27,000 new breast cancer cases estimated to be diagnosed this year alone in Canada, we all have a reason to care about this disease that impacts our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, partners, and friends across the country. Show your support for Canadians affected by breast cancer. Join us and together, we can be a force-for-life in the face of breast cancer.