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The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community based organization whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. The Society achieves its mission through: Research; Information; Prevention; Advocacy and Support. Research: Largest national charitable funder of cancer research in Canada. Cancer Information Service: provide information about cancer (1-888-939-3333). Website (www.cancer.ca). Prevention: provide resources to help people reduce their risk of cancer (i.e. Sun Sense guidelines, healthy eating, quit smoking support, information on environmental carcinogens). Advocacy: advocate for public policy to support people in their healthy lifestyle choices. CancerConnection support program: offers support to people living with cancer and their caregivers over the telephone.
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer