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National Sun Awareness Week: Protect your skin. Be safe in the sun. Don’t use tanning beds.

Summer is just around the corner, and we all have plans to spend some time in the sun. However, too much exposure to the sun, or rather, the ultraviolet (UV) radiation it emits, can damage cells, which can lead to premature aging, cataracts and skin cancer...find out more


Dr Chi-chung Hui is studying how the most common type of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, grows at a molecular and genetic level. The goal is to use this understanding to develop new treatments targeting the molecular changes specific to cancer cells...find out more


One of the many ways the Canadian Cancer Society in Saskatchewan benefits local communities is through our financial assistance program. The program is designed to assist our friends and neighbours with the cost of travel for cancer treatment and follow-up appointments at the cancer centres in Saskatoon and Regina as well as at chemotherapy outreach centres in other Saskatchewan communities...find out more


You are making a difference this month in the fight for life. So far, 14 of the 26 Relays For Life events in Saskatchewan this year have already generated almost $1.5 million in support of the Canadian Cancer Society's life-saving mission...about 40% of our goal of $3.8 million this year. And still, there are 12 more Relays to go...find out more


It's not too late to get involved...with 8 Relay For Life events taking place this weekend, including events in Regina and Saskatoon, and 4 over the next 2 weeks, there are still plenty of ways to get involved...find out more

Prevention tip of the month: Know your body...find out more

Brochure of the month: SunSense...find out more

Recipe of the month: Summer noodles with orange-ginger dressing...find out more

In your community:
It's 40 feet long, 8 feet wide, and pink. And it's coming to Regina this month. Come on out and visit - and walk through - the free GIANT COLON tour at the Northgate Mall on June 17 and 18.

Or check out the Moose Jaw Police service and District emergency services Cops for Cancer event on June 16...find out more


Published Thursday, June 9, 2011

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