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Aging, growing population mean more cancer cases in Canada: study

VANCOUVER — A technician holds a mesh bag full of marbles meant to represent breast tissue, pointing out a single black marble among the clear ones. The goal is to explain why a woman’s breasts are compressed during a mammogram. “The black marble represents a cancer tissue,” she says in

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City councillor Jaye Robinson undergoing treatment for breast cancer

Codi Wilson, CP24.com Published Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:26AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:50AM EDT Toronto city councillor Jaye Robinson says she will be taking time away from city hall to focus on her health after being diagnosed with breast cancer. In a written statement released Tuesday,

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Cancer statistics find blood cancer survival rate rising fastest

Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, September 4, 2019 7:32AM EDT TORONTO — There was a time David Mitchell didn’t believe he would survive until his 50th birthday. But he reached that milestone earlier this year, thanks to a life-saving stem cell transplant to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma. “They basically

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Conservative MP Deepak Obhra dies of cancer

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, August 3, 2019 12:22PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, August 3, 2019 12:57PM EDT CALGARY – Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai has died after a brief and aggressive battle with liver cancer. Relatives of the Calgary politician say he passed away Friday in Calgary surrounded by his

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