Change the future of cancer in Atlantic Canada
With an estimated 16,000 Atlantic Canadians diagnosed with cancer every year, our region has the highest incidence of cancer per 100,000 in the country. We’re seeing advances in detecting and treating all types of diseases, but cancer continues to be a significant health challenge for the people in Atlantic Canada.
We offer the largest support system in the country for people with cancer and their family, friends and caregivers. Access free programs and services that can help manage life with cancer, including our supportive online community, our online and phone-based information specialists and much more.
Talk to an information specialist
Reach out to our information specialists. They are trained professionals who can provide general answers to your questions about cancer or cancer prevention.
Connect with our online community
Join CancerConnection.ca, our moderated online community. People with cancer, cancer survivors and caregivers can find connection, share experiences and exchange information.
We’re the only national charity that supports all Canadians living with all cancers across the country. Thanks to our donors and volunteers, we’re able to fund groundbreaking cancer research into all types of cancer, offer support services to help people better manage life with cancer, shape health policies to prevent cancer and support those living with the disease, and offer trusted cancer information for all Canadians.
CCS has helped more than 55 million people since 2017, by providing credible information and support related to cancer.
Since the 1940s, CCS has invested more than $2 billion in cancer research.
Over the past five years, CCS has successfully driven more than 100 policy wins.
Funding life-changing research
Thanks to the support of our donors, we’re funding research that is changing the future of cancer. Discover how Canadian Cancer Society-funded research is giving Canadians hope and helping people across the country live longer and fuller lives.
Educating about prevention
Making changes to reduce your cancer risk doesn’t mean you will never get cancer – but it does mean that your chance of getting the disease is lower. Learn how to make healthy choices and informed decisions to reduce your risk of cancer.
Advocating for all Canadians
We work with government to shape public policies that will help prevent cancer, improve outcomes and support those living with or affected by the disease. Learn how we’re influencing government and raising awareness about important cancer issues.
Thanks to your donations, we're able to fund the most promising cancer research, provide a support system for all those affected by cancer and shape health policies to prevent cancer and support those living with the disease.