Your best ally in the fight against all cancers. Statistics. Cancer is the leading cause of death in Quebec and in Canada. In Canada, approximately 40 % of women and 45 % of men will develop cancer during their lifetime. Lung cancer remains the leading cause of death among both men and women.
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against all cancers
The Canadian Cancer Society’s mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
The Canadian Cancer Society works tirelessly to prevent cancer, save lives, and help people living with the disease.
Well attended support groups
Lighten the financial burden
Prevention in action
Approximately 50% of cancers could be prevented through the adoption of healthy lifestyles and public health policies:
The CCS’s people power includes:
Eachday, itsambassadors display caring, courage, integrity and progressive values.
Act in such a way that donors, volunteers, employees, and partners consider the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) the organization of choice and best ally in the fight against all cancers.
Be the reference in the fight against cancer
The incidence of the most widespread cancers
Mortality rate by age, sex, year, and province or territory2012 Canadian Cancer Statistics