/R E P E A T -- Release of the Canadian Cancer Statistics 2010 - Cancer still
on the rise - and is now the leading cause of death in the country/

MONTREAL, May 18 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is inviting the media to a press conference presenting:

    
    - Fast facts on the new cancer statistics for 2010.
    - A brief report on the care and support services offered to end of-life
      cancer patients.
    - Cancer control advocacy efforts pursued by the CCS.

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    What:     Publication of the Canadian Cancer Statistics 2010
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    Where:    Centre St-Pierre
              Salle Ronald-Asselin, suite 204
              1212 Panet St. (between Ste-Catherine St. and René-Lévesque
              Blvd.)
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    When:     Wednesday, May 19th, 2010
              10 a.m.
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    Who:      - Dr. Gilles Pineau, Scientific Advisor, Canadian Cancer
                Society, Quebec Division
              - Dr. Bernard Lapointe, Chief of the Palliative Care Division
                at the Jewish General Hospital and Director of Palliative
                Care at McGill
              - Suzanne Dubois, Executive Director, Canadian Cancer Society,
                Quebec Division
              - A woman who supported her husband and her friend who were
                dying of oesophageal cancer and breast cancer respectively.
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SOURCE Canadian Cancer Society, Quebec Division

For further information: For further information: André Beaulieu, Senior Advisor, Public Relations, Canadian Cancer Society, Quebec Division, (514) 393-3444, abeaulieu@quebec.cancer.ca


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