Media advisory - Canadian Cancer Society to release its federal election platform entitled: Wake-up call: national priorities for patients, families, and a healthier future

TORONTO, June 22, 2015 /CNW/ -

What

Canadian Cancer Society to release its federal election platform:

Wake-up Call: national priorities for patients, families, and a healthier
future
.  

 

When

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 4:00 a.m. ET

 

Why

A dramatic rise in cancer cases threatens to overwhelm Canada's healthcare
system in the coming years, according to new research published just last
month. In Wake-up call, Canada's largest national health charity will take a
hard look at the gaps in Ottawa's current approach to health and identify the
specific commitments all parties must now support to meet Canada's
growing cancer challenge.

 

How

Canada Newswire: The media material will be issued via CNW on Tuesday,
June 23, 4:00 a.m. ET.

 

Website: The media material as well as the platform will be posted on the
Canadian Cancer Society's website (www.cancer.ca) on Tuesday, June 23,
4:00 a.m. ET

 

Spokespeople: Canadian Cancer Society spokespeople will be available for
interviews.

 

 

SOURCE Canadian Cancer Society (National Office)

For further information: National media contact: Christine Harminc, Senior Manager, Communications & Media Relations, Canadian Cancer Society, 416 934-5340, christine.harminc@cancer.ca

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