Breast Cancer
Associations, foundations, societies - Canada
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Provincial-Level Organizations - Alberta

Alberta Breast Cancer Screening Program (ABCSP) Calgary, AB
province-wide screening program designed to increase the number of women who have regular screening mammograms so that cancers are diagnosed at an earlier stage when treatment is often easier and more successful

Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Society of Alberta (HBOC) Edmonton, AB
providing education and support to individuals, families and communities impacted by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

Sistership Dragon Boat Association Calgary, AB
provides opportunities, through the sport of dragon boating, for people diagnosed with breast cancer to foster wellness and partner with the community, to heighten the profile and importance of breast health

Wings Of Hope - Breast Cancer Foundation Calgary, AB
provides financial assistance to breast cancer patients for basic day-to-day living expenses


Provincial-Level Organizations - British Columbia

Abreast In A Boat (AIAB) Port Moody, BC
helps people who have had breast cancer understand that they can lead full, active lives despite the physical limitations imposed by this disease

Abreast Of Life - Central Vancouver Island Lantzville, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Angels Abreast Nanaimo, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors from Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Parksville, Port Alberni and Qualicum

Bust'n Loose Kelowna, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Cowichan Valley Dragon Divas Duncan, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Hope Afloat Canada Courtenay, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Island Breaststrokers Victoria, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Kootenay Rhythm Dragons Nelson, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Kootenay Robusters Grand Forks, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

North Shore Dragon Busters (NSDB) North Vancouver, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

River Spirit Campbell River, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Screening Mammography Program (SMP) Vancouver, BC
offers free, cost-effective screening mammography to all BC women ages 40 to 79, without a doctor's referral

Spirit Abreast Cultus Lake, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Spirit Warriors Kamloops, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Survivorship Penticton, BC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors


Provincial-Level Organizations - Manitoba

Breast Cancer Centre of Hope Winnipeg, MB
providing information, support and referral to support programming

Chemo Savvy Winnipeg, MB
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Waves of Hope Brandon, MB
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors


Provincial-Level Organizations - New Brunswick

Breasts Ahoy Saint John, NB
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

New Brunswick Breast and Women’s Cancer Partnership Moncton, NB
provides information to women at risk of or living with breast, cervical, ovarian and uterine cancers; offers emotional and practical support to women; increases public awareness to the importance of early detection

'tit Bateau
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors


Provincial-Level Organizations - Newfoundland

Avalon Dragon Boating
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors (Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland and Labrador)


Provincial-Level Organizations - Nova Scotia

Bosom Buddies of Nova Scotia Dartmouth, NS
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia (BCANS) Halifax, NS
heightens awareness of breast cancer; promotes the establishment of support services; promotes a more informed partnership between patients and the health care team; promotes education about breast health and breast disease; develops a network / community of women with breast cancer

Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program (NSBSP) Halifax, NS
offers women information on breast health and mammography

Women Alike Abreast A River New Glasgow, NS
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors


Provincial-Level Organizations - Ontario

Breast Action Coalition Sudbury (BACS) Sudbury, ON
virtual community for breast health/cancer information and support in the Northeast region

Breast Cancer Action Kingston (BCAK) Kingston, ON
educates and supports women and men living with breast cancer, their families and the community

Breast Cancer Action Ottawa Ottawa, ON
informs, educates and supports women and men living with breast cancer, their families and the community

BreastStrokes Guelph, ON
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Barrie's Ribbons of Hope Barrie, ON
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Busting Out Ottawa, ON
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Dragons Abreast Toronto, ON
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Dragon Flies Lindsay, ON
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) Toronto, ON
reduces deaths from breast cancer by delivering high quality breast screening for women

Pink Sensations Pickering, ON
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors (Durham Region)

Survivors Abreast Peterorough, ON
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Warriors of Hope North Bay, ON
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

WonderBroads Windsor, ON
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors


Provincial-Level Organizations - Quebec

Breast Cancer Action Montreal (BCAM) Montreal, QC
raising awareness about the issues surrounding breast cancer through public lectures, debates and seminars

Le Cancer du Sein, Parlons-en !

Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation Montreal, QC
funding breast cancer research; promoting breast health through education and awareness; supporting people touched by breast cancer

Quebec Breast Cancer Screening Program (PQDCS) Quebec, QC
PQDCS - Capitale-Nationale
PQDCS - Mauricie, Centre-du-Québec

Two Abreast Montreal, QC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Vise-a-Vie Quebec, QC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

West Island Dragons Point Claire, QC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors


Provincial-Level Organizations - Saskatchewan

Breast Cancer Action Saskatchewan (BCAS) Regina, SK
raising awareness of breast cancer and related issues; voicing concerns to policy makers; providing information; providing a provincial network of breast cancer survivors

Busting with Energy Saskatoon, SK
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors


Other

Amberheart Breast Cancer Foundation Port Coquitlam, BC
creating programs in breast cancer education and early detection

Breast Cancer Society of Canada (BCSC) Point Edward, ON
private funder of breast cancer research in Canada

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) Toronto, ON
focuses on prevention - early detection and early diagnosis; raises awareness through education and information; supports and encourages the advancement of breast cancer research

Canadian Breast Cancer Network (CBCN) Ottawa, ON
provides a national link between all groups and individuals concerned about breast cancer; represents the concerns of all Canadians affected by breast cancer and those at risk

Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance (CBCRA) Toronto, ON
primary funder of breast cancer research in Canada

Caring Voices Toronto, ON
online community for breast cancer survivors (resource library, upcoming survivorship events, chats and discussions)

Casting For Recovery Canada (CFR) Toronto, ON
provides fly fishing retreats at locations around Canada for women who have or have had breast cancer

CURE Foundation Ville Mont-Royal, QC
provides funding for basic and clinical research for breast cancer

Hereditary Breast + Ovarian Cancer Foundation (HBOC) Montreal, QC
encourages families and their health care providers to become AWARE of their medical and disease histories and provides the resources to assess for risk; provides women and their families, who are found to be at risk the information and the professional support they need to cope with and ACT on their state; supports research

Man's Pink
provides Male Breast Cancer (MBC) patients, survivors and their loved ones with access to information on male breast cancer

Rethink Breast Cancer Toronto, ON
helping young people who are concerned about and affected by breast cancer through innovative breast cancer education, research and support programs

Willow Breast Cancer Support & Resource Services Toronto, ON
provides timely access to information, compassionate support, facilitator training, and psychosocial education to people with breast cancer, their families and friends, and healthcare professionals across Canada

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