Saturday, May 30, 2020
A Los Angeles judge recently ruled that all coffee sold in the state of California should come with a cancer warning label; this after the Council for Education and Research on Toxins, also known as CERT, argued that as...
In recent years, discussion on brain cancer and tumours has increased. While brain cancer isn’t considered to be one of the most common types of cancer that one could be diagnosed with, it still affects an estimated 3,000 Canadians...
On average, an estimated 565 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer each day. That’s over 16,000 Canadians each month, and an estimated 192,000 each year. In the next 15 years, those numbers are expected to jump by at least...
In Canada, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. It is estimated that as many as 26,300 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year (that’s 72 women each day.) Fortunately, due to advancements...
In any given year, an estimated 80,000 cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in Canada. Last year, an estimated 7,200 Canadians (4,000 men and 3,200 women) were diagnosed with melanoma, a form of skin cancer; while 1,250 Canadians died...
More than 28,000 Canadians are diagnosed with lung cancer each year. Of those 28,000 individuals, nearly 4,000 of them are located right here in British Columbia. Lung cancer is defined as the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in one...
In Canada, there are thousands of people that are either living with or in remission from blood cancer. There are as many as 137 types of blood cancers and blood disorders that one can be diagnosed with, including but...
October kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There are as many as 200,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed every year, and the disease claimed the lives of approximately 5,000 Canadian women in 2017. It is the most common...
Lung cancer is considered the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Last year, an estimated 28,600 Canadians were diagnosed with lung cancer – with over 21,000 dying from the deadly disease. On average, an estimated 78 Canadians are diagnosed...
November marks Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, while November 15th is World Pancreatic Cancer Day – initiatives that were designed to raise awareness surrounding pancreatic cancer; a condition that affects as many as 5,000 Canadians each year and over 330,000...