Breast Cancer

Recent Features

  • Should Mammograms Start at 40?>>

    Are you as up-to-date with advances in breast cancer research as you think? Find out when you should really start getting mammograms.>>

  • Anita Cochrane and the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers>>

    Anita Cochrane founded team LiveSTRONG seven years ago for the Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women's Cancers— two years after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Her positive spirit, love for fitness, and enthusiasm toward research fused into an inspirational team captain and advocate for breast cancer research.>>

  • How to Be Fit and Beautiful>>

    Here's how to be fit and beautiful, because: You are strong. You are brave. You are wise. You are beautiful. You've put the needs of others ahead of your own, so take some time for yourself.>>

  • Cut Your Cancer Risk>>

    While it is true that the development of cancer is related to genetic material, your cancer risk can be lowered through healthy eating. Find out what to consume and what to cut back on to diminish your risk.>>

  • New Developments in Cancer Research>>

    Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency are launching parallel voyages of discovery that are changing the face of cancer in British Columbia and around the world.>>

  • When a Loved One Has Breast Cancer>>

    Being diagnosed with breast cancer, or any other potentially life-threatening disease, is a hard blow for anyone. When you find out that someone dear to you has an illness, whether they are a family member or a close friend, you’ll want to be there for them as much as you can—but it’s not always obvious what the best approach is. >>

  • The Breast Protection: What YOU Can Do>>

    All women run the risk of developing breast cancer, but you can minimize your chances by staying informed and making the right lifestyle choices.  >>

  • The Latest Word on Breast Cancer>>

    This year, more than 22,000 Canadian women were diagnosed with breast cancer. That’s a pretty frightening statistic, but advances in diagnostic techniques as well as in treatments are improving our odds of beating the disease.>>

  • A Pill to Prevent Breast Cancer?>>

    Revolutionary drugs that block or stop estrogen are extending the lives of women with breast cancer. >>

  • 5 Breast Cancer Research Updates>>

    It's been an exciting year in breast cancer research with a number number of recent advances that will help prevent, detect and treat the disease women dread so much. Click through to read more.>>

  • Support the Cause: Shop Pink>>

    During October, Breast Cancer Awareness month, many Canadian companies sell “pink ribbon” products to help support worthy organizations’ work in the fight against breast cancer. Here are some great products that you can purchase to contribute.>>

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