What Are We Up To?

March 18, 2016

Brian was 54 years old when his life changed dramatically with an unexpected diagnosis of colorectal cancer. Now cancer-free, Brian lives with the bittersweet reminder of how short life is, and that...

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March 15, 2016

Patients often express their confusion over what constitutes a fever and, more importantly, when to seek out care for one. As the first-line of care for a suspected fever is often the emergency...

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March 8, 2016

Many of the treatments we have in Canada today are available thanks to people volunteering to take part in a clinical trial. Not all clinical trials are about drugs, medical devices or treatments....

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March 1, 2016

Most often, a person with colon cancer has no early warning signs. If you have colon cancer and do not get tested, you may miss out on the chance for early and more effective treatment. Nine out of...

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February 23, 2016

Protect yourself against UV rays all year round, not just in the summer. Many people associate the harmful effects of the sun to UV ray exposure during the summer months. However, taking precautions...

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February 12, 2016

The cancer journey is a difficult experience, but you and your family don’t have to go through it alone. Cancer Connection is an online community built by the Canadian Cancer Society for people...

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