Media advisory - Canadian Cancer Society releases Canadian Cancer Statistics 2016 on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2016 /CNW/ -


Canadian Cancer Statistics 2016 will be released by the Canadian Cancer Society.


Canadian Cancer Statistics 2016 is prepared through a partnership of the Canadian Cancer Society, the Public Health Agency of Canada and Statistics Canada and provincial/territorial cancer registries.  



Wednesday, October 19, 3:01 a.m. ET



These statistics show the current state of cancer in Canada, as well as projected statistics for the year.



Canada Newswire: The media material will be issued via CNW on October 19, 3:01 a.m. ET.


Website: The media material as well as Canadian Cancer Statistics 2016 will be posted on the Canadian Cancer Society's website ( on Wednesday, October 19, 3:01 a.m. ET


Spokespeople/experts: Canadian Cancer Society spokespeople and other experts will be available for interviews.


National media contact


Rosie Hales

Communications Specialist

Canadian Cancer Society

416 934-5338



SOURCE Canadian Cancer Society (National Office)

For further information: Rosie Hales, Communications Specialist, Canadian Cancer Society, 416 934-5338,


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