Publications

Our publications provide reliable information in plain language on a range of topics, such as understanding your cancer diagnosis, types of cancer treatments, ways to reduce your cancer risk and living with cancer.

All publications are available in English and French and some are also available in Chinese. Publications are available online or you can order copies through our Cancer Information Helpline at 1-888-939-3333 (toll-free) or info@cancer.ca.

Our publications

It's My Life! 10 ways to reduce your cancer risk
This poster promotes our interactive cancer prevention tool that educates Canadians about cancer prevention and lists 10 ways they can reduce their cancer risk. It also provides details about each risk factor.
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Canadian Cancer Statistics: A 2018 special report
This year’s publication provides statistics on cancer incidence by stage at diagnosis. Past editions and additional information can be found on Canadian Cancer Statistics webpage at cancer.ca/statistics.
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Canadian Cancer Statistics 2019
This year’s publication provides 2019 estimates of cancer incidence and mortality, as well as updated estimates of survival. Past editions and additional information can be found on the Canadian Cancer Statistics webpage at cancer.ca/statistics.
Two yellow maple leaves
Canadian Cancer Statistics: A 2020 special report on lung cancer
This year’s publication provides statistics on lung cancer incidence, mortality, survival and prevalence. Past editions and additional information can be found on Canadian Cancer Statistics web page at cancer.ca/statistics.
A brochure called Listen First: And 9 other ways to support someone with cancer
Listen First: And 9 other ways to support someone with cancer - 中文
This brochure offers a checklist of ideas and ways to support someone with cancer. (Revised May 2019)
A brochure called Listen First: And 9 other ways to support someone with cancer
Listen First: And 9 other ways to support someone with cancer
This brochure offers a checklist of ideas and ways to support someone with cancer. (Revised May 2019)
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Pain Relief: A guide for people with cancer - 中文

This booklet was written to help people with cancer understand cancer pain. (Revised: May 2019)
A couple holding each other
Pain Relief: A guide for people with cancer
This booklet was written to help people with cancer understand cancer pain. (Revised: May 2019)
Radiation Therapy: A guide for people with cancer
This booklet was written for people who’ve been diagnosed with cancer and are about to start radiation therapy.
(Revised: May 2019)

Radiation Therapy: A guide for people with cancer - 中文
This booklet was written for people who’ve been diagnosed with cancer and are about to start radiation therapy.
(Revised: May 2019)

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One Step at a Time: Help Someone Quit
This booklet is for friends and family who want to help someone quit smoking.
One Step at a Time: You Can Quit
This booklet is for people who smoke and may or may not be ready to quit.
Cover of C Coping with Prostate Cancer available to download
A, B, C of Prostate Cancer
The A, B, C brochures take you through the basics of prostate cancer, treatment options and coping with the disease during and after treatment. (Revised: December 2015)
A sun safety activity for kids
Fortune Teller: A fun resource for primary school age children
This resource provides general information for primary school age children on healthy sun-safe lifestyles and risk reduction, not skin cancer. Instruction for assembly of the resource is included. (Revised February 2016)
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Advanced Cancer
This booklet is for people who have been diagnosed with advanced cancer and their caregivers. It offers practical information and support to help you get started in caring for yourself and each other as you learn to live with advanced cancer. (Revised February 2017).
Cover of An Advanced Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Now What? available to download.
An Advanced Prostate Cancer Diagnosis...Now What?
This booklet has been designed to provide men and their circle of care with answers to some of the questions they may have related to advanced prostate cancer.
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Exercises after breast surgery
This booklet provides a series of exercises to do after breast cancer surgery.
Three women standing next to each other and exercising with dumbbells
Exercises after breast surgery - 中文
This booklet provides a series of exercises to do after breast cancer surgery. (Revised July 2017).