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  • Nipissing University study- Looking for participants Researchers at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario are searching for cancer survivors to complete a brief (15-20 minute long) anonymous survey about health. If you complete the survey you can choose to enter a draw to win one of ...
    Date created: 08/16/2019 03:14 PM
  • Meet...Fiona Please take a moment to get to know Fiona, better known in our community as Aries,   and learn about her determination, stubbornness and positivity that help her take life one day at a time.

    Hi, my name is Fiona and I was diagnosed with ...

    Date created: 08/15/2019 10:50 AM
  • Let's Discuss...summertime memories Camping, biking, swimming, hiking, road trips….

    Take a moment to look back and share your favourite summertime memories. If you were recently diagnosed or caring for someone with cancer this summer may have felt much different than ...

    Date created: 08/07/2019 09:28 AM
  • Let's Discuss...your top 3 tips for coping with cancer A cancer diagnosis can affect much more than the physical body. It can also affect emotions and relationships. Your emotions can be very strong, conflicting or disturbing. They may come and go quickly, and they may change often. For ...
    Date created: 07/12/2019 09:35 AM
  • Meet...Angus Please take a moment to get to know Angus, better known in our community as WestCoastSailor . He is often found in our community sharing his wisdom and experiences with breast cancer, lung cancer, and as a caregiver.

    Angus was ...

    Date created: 07/12/2019 08:35 AM
  • Meet..Faye Summer has arrived and it's Faye's favourite time of year. Take a minute to learn more about Faye's experience with lung cancer and what helped her get through.

    Hi , my name is Faye and I live in a rural community in southeast ...

    Date created: 06/10/2019 03:39 PM
  • Let's Discuss...sun safety Join the discussion here !

    No one is completely safe from the sun. In Canada, sunlight is strong enough to cause skin cancer, premature aging of the skin and harm to the eyes. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, and it’s also one ...

    Date created: 06/10/2019 03:13 PM
  • You're Invited RFL 2019 As a CancerConnection.ca community member, you are cordially invited to take part in the Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life, where we celebrate those who live and have lived in the face of cancer and those moving past cancer.

    For ...

    Date created: 05/31/2019 04:01 PM
  • Cancer Information Service Call us at 1-888-939-3333

    Maybe you've just been diagnosed and are feeling overwhelmed, or are in treatment and looking for supports and services to help with more practical concerns. No matter where you are on your journey, we can ...

    Date created: 05/24/2019 03:14 PM
  • Epigenetics: Why Your Genes Aren’t Everything

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    By: Andrea Savio

    Why do identical twins differ despite having the exact same DNA? It’s all about how the DNA is used – read on to learn more about how ‘epigenetics’ controls this.

    DNA is the ...


    Date created: 05/10/2019 11:52 AM


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If you or your loved one could only bring one thing to chemo, what would it be?

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