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October 29, 2012

Facing breast cancer
A new report provides in-depth data on breast cancer surgery

Tina LaRose is the face of breast cancer survivorship. Diagnosed at the age of 41, the Saskatchewan resident and member of the Muscowpetung Saulteaux First Nation was treated with two lumpectomies, the removal of 13 lymph nodes, four rounds of chemotherapy and 31 rounds of radiation. Cancer-free for 10 years now, she speaks openly about her experience with the disease and the strength she found to respond to it, in a bid to support other women travelling a similar journey. "I realized right away that this was a battle. I treated it aggressively and was clear in my own thoughts about all the decisions I made." Read more here.

Building on success, CLASP looks to the future

Moving from promise to impact in just three years, a trio of cancer and chronic disease prevention projects will continue to make headway, thanks to renewed funding through the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer's Coalitions Linking Action and Science for Prevention (CLASP) initiative. Read more here.

Making vital connections
Partnership perspectives on the 2012 World Cancer Congress

Before even packing his bag to return home from the World Cancer Congress this past August, Jon Kerner knew two things. First, with over 2,000 cancer leaders from 125 countries, this three-day Montreal event was a success for global cancer control efforts. Second, Canada's collaborative approach to cancer control had made a strong impression on the international delegates. Read more here.

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