Tag Archives: Canadian Cancer Society

Pushing a bug for a big cause Arts & Entertainment,News

Britnei Bilhete and Greg Chow On the morning of March 10th engineering students from Ryerson University hosted their annual “Bug Push.” The event involves students, faculty and in this case a local celebrity pushing a vintage Volkswagen Beetle around the downtown campus located at Yonge and Gerrard. Each year the school chooses a charity to raise money

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Flavoured tobacco products popular among Canadian students, study finds Life,News

[youtube id=”ONboZYQY8KA” width=”620″ height=”360″] By Faiza Amin and Sandra De Grandis A new study by the National Youth Survey says Canadian high school students are using flavoured tobacco products at a growing rate. The survey was coordinated at the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, which is a partnership between the Canadian Cancer Society and

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Cancer fears keep Ontarians from screening: study Uncategorized

By Alex Lambert In an effort to help moderate Ontarians’ fear of a cancer diagnosis, the Canadian Cancer Society launched a campaign today called The FearLess Project. The website thefearlessproject.ca launched Monday, and a survey on Ontarians’ biggest cancer-related fears was conducted to coincide with the website’s release. The society commissioned Ipsos Reid to conduct the

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Movember at Humber to focus on men’s health Life

By Stacey Thompson A group of Humber students is preparing to launch a campaign to raise money for prostate cancer and to bring both men and women together to recognize men’s health issues for Movember. Toronto your Mustasche (TOyourMO), will officially launch at Humber’s North campus next Tuesday. Right now the campaign is  recruiting students

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Donating human hair for cancer patients Life

By Melinda Warren Losing  hair is a scary reality for many women going through cancer treatments,  and since 2007 these women have reason to hope again. Cosmetics company Pantene began the Beautiful Lengths initiative and is working with the Canadian Cancer Society to create free, real-hair wigs for women who have lost their hair from

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