Awareness Blog

Daffodil Month

Written by Nicole Naglie The oldest of monthly cancer events is Daffodil month. This April the Canadian Cancer Society celebrates 60 years of raising money by selling Daffodils. The beautiful daffodil promotes cheer, hope, courage and strength. Daffodils sold in your local grocery stores travel a long way. They are grown in British Columbia and … Continue reading Daffodil Month

Lights, Camera, Action: Cabaret Puts The Spotlight On The Fight Against Cancer

Written by Pavan Virdee March. Who could possibly enjoy this month? It’s (still) snowing, and the cold grey permeates the warmth of every indoor space. Students are barraged with case comments and papers, and the prospect of final exams looms ever closer as we inch through this long, harsh month. We are caught up in … Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action: Cabaret Puts The Spotlight On The Fight Against Cancer

The Other October: Bringing Brain Cancer out of Breast Cancer’s Shadow

Written by Stephanie McLoughlin In October’s sea of pink feather boas, pink t-shirts, and pink face paint, a grey ribbon could easily be mistaken as simply a faded version of its bright pink counterpart; however, in Canada, breast cancer shares October with brain cancer as its awareness month, with grey ribbons representing the dual battle … Continue reading The Other October: Bringing Brain Cancer out of Breast Cancer’s Shadow