What services does the cancer Society provide?

What services does the cancer Society provide?

We can refer you to:

  • Patient services.
  • Support groups.
  • Social services.
  • Medical equipment.
  • Wigs and prostheses.
  • Transportation.
  • Lodging.
  • Financial programs.

What does the Canadian Cancer Society do?

Our Impact Report The Canadian Cancer Society works tirelessly to save and improve lives. We fund the brightest minds in cancer research. We provide a compassionate support system for all those affected by cancer, from coast to coast and for all types of cancer.

How many Canadian Cancer Society locations are there?

10 provincial and territorial divisions. approximately 140,000 volunteers (including canvassers) approximately 1,200 full-time staff.

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.

How do you get transportation for cancer treatment?

Call us for help finding a ride: 1-800-227-2345 Or visit www.cancer.org/treatment/support-programs-and-services/patient-transportation.html for more information.

What organ systems are affected by lung cancer?

Lung cancer starts when abnormal cells grow out of control in the lung. They can invade nearby tissues and form tumors. Lung cancer can start anywhere in the lungs and affect any part of the respiratory system. The cancer cells can spread, or metastasize, to the lymph nodes and other parts of the body.

What lung cancer does to the lungs?

Lung cancer can cause complications, such as: Shortness of breath. People with lung cancer can experience shortness of breath if cancer grows to block the major airways. Lung cancer can also cause fluid to accumulate around the lungs, making it harder for the affected lung to expand fully when you inhale.

How many people benefit from the Canadian Cancer Society?

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.

Who founded the cancer Society?

In 1936, Marjorie Illig, an ASCC field representative, suggested the creation of a network consisting of new volunteers for the purpose of waging “war on cancer”. From 1935 to 1938 the number of people involved in cancer control in the US grew from 15,000 to 150,000.

Can I cancel my monthly donation?

If you need to cancel your monthly donations, simply login to GlobalGiving.org. You can then click “Stop/Cancel Recurring Donations” so that no more donations will be processed on your card. You can always set up a new recurring donation at anytime if you change your mind.

Why should I donate to the Canadian Cancer Society?

Your donation matters Every dollar counts. Thanks to your donations, we’re able to continue funding the most promising cancer research, advocate for health-protecting policies and provide trusted information, resources and support for every Canadian affected by cancer.


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