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If you are concerned about breast cancer screening and the over-simplification of breast cancer, you must read The real scandal: science denialism at Susan G. Komen for the Cure by Christie Aschwanden! The Susan G. Komen for the Cure has been in the news lately because it cut funding to Planned Parenthood, which, among other services, was providing breast screening for low-income women who couldn’t
Why does the world recognize a cancer day every year? Certainly because cancer is still a killing disease in this world. Personally, as President and CEO of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, I recognize cancer is a killer but I will not recognize one world cancer day because cancer patients die every day of the year. Despite millions upon millions of dollars, there is no
World Cancer Day is an annual global day that is recognized every February 4 to raise awareness of cancer. People, businesses, governments and non-profit organizations work together on World Cancer Day to help the general public learn more about the different types of cancer, how to watch for it, treatments and preventative measures. Various activities and events include: Television, radio, online and newspaper advertisements and articles
Le Québec fait preuve de leadership en soutenant les hommes et femmes aux prises avec un cancer avancé de la prostate ou du sein OTTAWA, le 1er févr. 2012 /CNW/ – Aujourd’hui, le Réseau canadien des survivant-es du cancer (RCSC) tient à féliciter le gouvernement du Québec pour l’accès qu’il offre à un nouveau traitement novateur, XGEVA® (denosumab), visant à prévenir les complications osseuses invalidantes,
Quebec shows leadership in supporting men and women with advanced prostate and breast cancer OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2012 /CNW/ – Today the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) congratulates the Quebec government for providing access to an innovative new treatment, Xgeva® (denosumab), for the prevention of debilitating bone complications, known as skeletal-related events (SREs) in men and women with advanced prostate or breast cancer which has
Pink Ribbons, Inc. looks at the pervasive impact of breast cancer fundraising. Every year, millions of dollars are raised, but where does all the money go, and what is actually achieved? This NFB film offers a completely different take on the pink ribbon “success” story that has overtaken North America, with insight from leading doctors, activists and social critics, as well as women diagnosed with