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Our Mission

To create victories for Canadian children with cancer through investment in national, collaborative, lifesaving research, empowering education and community programs.
 

Founded In
1987

In 1987, Edwina Eddy created a small charity after losing her 17-year-old son Bryan to acute myelogenous leukemia.

Loss of Life
1 in 5

1 in 5 children diagnosed with cancer won't survive

Average years lost
70 years

70 years lost on average when a child dies of cancer compared to 15 life years for adults (Coalition Against Childhood Cancer)

 
 

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News & Social

Here we share the happenings of Childhood Cancer Canada. 
 

News

Childhood Cancer Canada Raises Flag at Toronto and Halifax City Halls

Wed, May 08, 2019

On May 7, 2019 the Childhood Cancer Canada Flag was raised at the City Halls in both Toronto and Halifax.


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Pain After Childhood Cancer: A New Research Frontier

Wed, Feb 20, 2019

For the 1,000 Canadian children who are diagnosed with cancer every year, pain is a common experience. Pain can be an initial...


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Childhood Cancer Canada Opens the Market

Wed, Feb 20, 2019

Childhood Cancer Canada (CCC) opens the market in celebration of February 15 as International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day.


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Big Hairy Head Shaving Goals

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

As Childhood Cancer Canada continues to grow, we are in awe of the youth that steps up to the plate to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research and programming.


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Toys R Us Canada and Bay Street bankers roll out giant Scrabble board in support

Tue, Jan 08, 2019

NEWS PROVIDED BY Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd. Nov 13, 2018, 17:39 ET


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Diary of a Momcologist

Sat, Jan 05, 2019

I am Emily-a wife, mother, momcologist and I work full time. I’m lucky enough to be married to my best friend Marty and have my wonderful son Griffin.


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Mom shaving head for Mom Squad Challenge

Wed, Jan 02, 2019

Carrie Walls story about her daughter and families childhood cancer have made it into the National Post.


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Childhood Cancer Stories: Valentina MacDonald

Thu, Dec 27, 2018

Childhood Cancer Canada will be featuring families that have been affected by childhood cancer.


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Small But Mighty Gold Walk 2018

Tue, Dec 11, 2018

The 4th Annual Small but Mighty Gold Walk in Saskatoon honoured children that have been affected by pediatric cancer.


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