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  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2017

    Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2017

    November is lung cancer awareness month and this year, Lung Cancer Canada is promoting awareness in a big way!

    Our Stakeholder Briefing is being held in Vancouver on November 8th at the Sheraton Wall Centre where we will launch our Faces of Lung Cancer Report 2017. Join us in person or register for our live webinar! Later that evening we will host the next Regional Lung Cancer Patient Summit for patients and caregivers in Vancouver and the surrounding area. Don't miss it!

    We will also be releasing our brand new Patient's Guide to Lung Cancer - a comprehensive guide to diagnosis, treatments and living with lung cancer. If you are a patient or a caregiver and would like to know more about this disease including novel treatments and resources. Order one today!

    Our Evening of Hope in Toronto is on November 23rd at the Sheraton Toronto Centre in the Provincial Ballroom. Buy your tickets now!
     

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  • Advocating for Access

    Advocating for Access

    Advocating for Access; An Interview with Lung Cancer Canada’s Christina Sit

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  • Cancer Patients Celebrate New Program for Take-Home Cancer Medications in Nova Scotia

    Cancer Patients Celebrate New Program for Take-Home Cancer Medications in Nova Scotia

    Congratulations to Nova Scotia cancer patients as the Nova Scotia government approves a funding program for take-home cancer medications!

    LCC is proud to be a part of the CanCertainty coalition, the united voice of 35 Canadian cancer organizations.

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  • Casey Cosgrove

    Casey Cosgrove

    Today Lung Cancer Canada lost a Hero of Hope, our Vice President Casey Cosgrove. The way he lived his life with Stage IV lung cancer infused all of the patients, caregivers and people he met with a 'Life is possible - Don't give up' energy. For us at Lung Cancer Canada, he inspired us to do better. To fight for better awareness, better treatments and better equality for lung cancer.

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  • Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017

    Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017

    Nearly 1 in 2 Canadians is expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, according to a new report Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017released today by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada and Statistics Canada.

    Lung cancer continues to be the most commonly diagnosed cancer overall (14% of all cancers diagnosed) and the leading cause of cancer death, causing more cancer deaths among Canadians (21,100) than colorectal, breast and prostate cancer combined (18,500)

    Tobacco use causes more than 85% of lung cancer cases
    Between 1989 and 2012, it is estimated that 31,660 lung cancer deaths have been avoided as a result of cancer prevention and control efforts.

    Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017: media fact sheet

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  • National Cancer Survivors Day

    National Cancer Survivors Day

    Lung Cancer Canada celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day by recognizing survivors, family, friends and medical professionals who personify hope! Help celebrate #NCSD by reading inspirational stories of lung cancer survivors. #HOPEUnites #CancerChanged

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