Media Advisory - Canadian Cancer Society releases Canadian Cancer Statistics
2010 on Wednesday, May 19

TORONTO, May 12 /CNW/ -

    What      Canadian Cancer Statistics 2010 will be released by the
              Canadian Cancer Society.

              Canadian Cancer Statistics 2010 is prepared, printed and
              distributed through a collaboration of the Canadian Cancer
              Society, the Public Health Agency of Canada, Statistics Canada,
              provincial and territorial cancer registries, as well as
              researchers based in universities and provincial or territorial
              cancer agencies.

    When      Wednesday, May 19, 10 a.m. EDT.

    Why       These statistics show the current state of cancer in Canada, as
              well as predictive statistics for the year. This year there is
              a special focus on an important area of cancer care.

    How       Canada Newswire: The media material and a social media release
              will be issued via CNW on Wednesday, May 19, 10 a.m.

     The media material as well as Canadian Cancer
              Statistics 2010 will be posted on the Canadian Cancer Society's
              website ( on Wednesday, May 19, 10 a.m. EDT.

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

              Video B-roll and audio clips: A video B-roll and audio clips
              (English and French clips) will be distributed by CNW on
              Wednesday, May 19.

SOURCE Canadian Cancer Society (National Office)

For further information: For further information: Media contact: Alexa Giorgi, Bilingual Communications Specialist, (416) 934-5681

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