Cancer

A room offering free treatments to cancer patients will be named after noted editor Linda Lewis at Toronto’s Wellspring Cancer Support’s downtown centre. Lewis, who died last summer at...
If Dolly did it, she would too. Three-year-old Emily James thought nothing of cutting her long locks once she learned that some children get cancer and will lose their hair. Her 7” ponytail was...
Hannibal/Kids In The Hall actor-comedian Scott Thompson and other cancer survivors walked the runway at Holt Renfrew’s flagship location in Toronto on Feb. 24 to help raise money for Wellspring...
Former Toronto Maple Leafs captain and Hockey Hall of Famer Darryl Sittler has always felt it was important to use his celebrity status to support worthwhile causes. And fighting cancer tops his list...
Toronto singer Alyssa Reid, whose new single “Satisfaction Guaranteed” is currently in the top 10 at Canadian pop radio, has lent her name to Kids Help Phone and is an ambassador for...
No campaign to end cancer has achieved the white-hot media profile of the breast cancer campaign. Celebrities from across the spectrum — actresses Cynthia Nixon and Christina Applegate,...
They’ve been called “visionary philanthropists.” After spending time at five Toronto hospitals and observing their needs, the Slaight family will donate $50 million to be split...
Three moustache-wearing friends have been riding their mountain bikes across Canada for Movember and freezing rain in the Prairies stopped them. Despite crosswinds blustering at 35km an hour, 26-year...
Toronto-based singer-songwriter Mary Stewart is hoping tomorrow’s (Nov. 1) Reason For Hope 2013 fundraising concert in memory of her mother will bring in another $5000 for the organization....
Hockey Hall of Famers, including Darryl Sittler, Paul Coffey and Marcel Dionne, recently joined hundreds of road hockey-playing fans, musicians and media personalities for Road Hockey to Conquer...

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