CANCER DIAGNOSIS ON THE RISE IN CANADA

Everyone knows of someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, has conquered cancer, has died from cancer or maybe is currently going through it themselves.  My mom died from a brain tumour when I was only 7 years old.  She was actually diagnosed when she was pregnant with me … and held on for 7 […]

Everyone knows of someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, has conquered cancer, has died from cancer or maybe is currently going through it themselves.  My mom died from a brain tumour when I was only 7 years old.  She was actually diagnosed when she was pregnant with me … and held on for 7 more years before she passed.  So this topic hits me hard.

The Canadian Cancer Society published a report saying that  “Almost one in every two Canadians is expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime” … WOW … I am scared for myself, I am scared for my friends/family and I am scared for my children.  I do have to say that technology and medical advances have made a HUGE difference in the survival rate in some cancers … but we still need to do our part to try to prevent them from occuring  … smoking, tobacco, alcohol, eating, exercise, environment, to products we put on our skin, and so on …. SO … take a moment, think about yourself, your kids, your family and friends and make a little change each day to help out so we TRY to lower this statistic

READ THE FULL ARTICLE here …

http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/for-media/media-releases/national/2017/canadian-cancer-statistics/?region=ab

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