What services does the Canadian Cancer Society provide?

We offer a support system for people with cancer and their family, friends and caregivers. Our programs and services help answer your questions about cancer, manage life with cancer, find community and connection, and build wellness and resilience.

Does Canadian Cancer Society charge for wigs?

All Canadians, no matter where they live, can access free wigs and breast accessories with just a simple call or click.

How do I cancel my Canadian Cancer Society donation?

Donors have complete control over their monthly gift and can change or cancel it at any time simply by contacting the Canadian Cancer Society. We appreciate and value your support of the Canadian Cancer Society’s monthly giving program.

Is the Canadian Cancer Society a not for profit?

The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is a national, non-profit, community-based organization that is dedicated to eradicating cancer and improving the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Has anyone survived pancreatic cancer 4?

When actress Charlotte Rae learned she had pancreatic cancer, her prognosis seemed dire. Only 20% of patients survive a year after diagnosis, and 4% make it five years, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS).

Where can a cancer patient get a free wig?

CancerCare: As part of their Women’s Cancer Program, CancerCare offers financial assistance and counseling, support groups, and patient education. They also provide free wigs and breast prostheses to women who have lost their hair or a breast as a result of their cancer treatment.

Can you donate hair to the Canadian Cancer Society?

The Pantene Beautiful Lengths program, which provides free real-hair wigs to Canadian Cancer Society wig banks, will no longer accept hair donations in 2019, citing decreased demand for real-hair wigs. While donations will stop in 2019, the program is expected to fulfill real-hair wig wishes until 2022.

Can you still donate hair to cancer in Canada?

Due to a decreased demand of real-hair wigs by cancer patients, the Canadian Cancer Society will no longer be accepting hair donations after Dec. 31. The organization has partnered with Pantene since 2006 for the Beautiful Lengths Program, which has taken donated hair and provided cancer patients with free wigs.

What has the Canadian Cancer Society accomplished?

In 2019, we invested $42.1 million in research. This allowed our researchers to advance scientific knowledge, government policy and clinical practice. The discoveries our researchers made will continue to help us prevent cancer and allow people diagnosed with cancer to live longer, fuller lives.

How much money does the CEO of the Canadian Cancer Society make?

CRA filings show CEOs at both are paid more than $350,000. $350,000 or more: The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.

What is the best cancer charity in Canada?

Support charities leading the fight against cancer!

  • Quebec Cancer Foundation. Montreal, QC.
  • The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Toronto, ON.
  • CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.
  • The Terry Fox Foundation.
  • Movember Foundation.