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...