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'Dense breasts' the biggest risk factor of breast cancer in women, study finds

Having dense breasts can be the biggest risk factor of breast cancer in women – more so than all other known risk factors like obesity… 794 more words


Pink Daffodils or Yellow Ribbons? Questions around the merger of Canadian Cancer Society and Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

The question of colour is one of many surrounding the merger of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF). For now, it seems to be hanging in the air alongside rumination around the appearance of next spring’s tulip. 1,423 more words

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Peter Platt (1949-2016): Former Ottawa police officer founded PTSD support group

Peter Platt had been out of policing for more than two decades, but when an anonymous officer cried out for help, Platt knew what to do. 814 more words

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Learning first-hand about breast reconstruction following a mastectomy

Angela Quartly wishes she’d had more information before immediately going ahead with breast reconstruction following a mastectomy.

The 39-year-old was reeling when she found a lump in her right breast and went to see her family doctor. 489 more words

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Editorial: Running for each other

On a beautiful fall morning, crisp and clear, Calgarians did what they do every year on the Sunday closest to the start of October.

They donned pink and fuchsia-coloured wigs, feathered boas and crazy head gear. 410 more words


Running To Make A Difference

Today was the annual CIBC Breast Cancer Run for the Cure and I participated for the second year. This year’s run also marked the 20th anniversary of CIBC’s sponsorship of the event. 420 more words

Keeping That Smile

'Fight with everything that you've got': survivors share stories at Run for the Cure

Oct. 14, 2014 – that’s the day Terri Lynn Glode’s life changed forever.

“The radiologist knew right away it was not a good lump, the characteristics were abnormal. 271 more words