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Lyle Bauer Tells All in New Book After Cancer Battle

Lyle Bauer Tells All in New Book After Cancer Battle

What Doesn't Kill You Book
‘What Doesn’t Kill You’ is a new book from former Blue Bombers executive Lyle Bauer, a cancer survivor and multiple Grey Cup champion. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Lyle Bauer, a multiple Grey Cup champion, former CFL executive and cancer survivor, is sharing his life story in a new book.

“What Doesn’t Kill You” is about fight, hope, inspiration and that a cancer diagnosis is not a death sentence.

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One in Two Canadians Will Get a Cancer Diagnosis in Their Lifetime: Cancer Society

One in Two Canadians Will Get a Cancer Diagnosis in Their Lifetime: Cancer Society

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The Canadian Cancer Society is calling for a smoking and vaping ban on all Manitoba restaurant and bar outdoor patios amid a new Statistics Canada report on cancer figures across the country. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Pawel Dwulit)

WINNIPEG — Nearly one in two Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, and one in four will die from the disease, a new Canadian Cancer Society report says.

The lifetime cancer risk remains greater among males at 49 percent, while 45 percent of women are expected to be diagnosed.

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Winnipeg Police Half-Marathon Runs for Battle Against Brain Cancer

Winnipeg Police Half-Marathon Runs for Battle Against Brain Cancer

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Runners along the Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon route on Sunday, May 7, 2017. (@WPGPOLICE / TWITTER)
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Joanne Scheiwe (CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY)

WINNIPEG — Runners woke up and laced up at the crack of dawn Sunday for the Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon.

The annual event at Assiniboine Park raises funds for the Canadian Cancer Society with support this year for brain cancer research.

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FMG Manitoba Dragon Boat Festival — 26 Years of Giving to the Community

FMG Manitoba Dragon Boat Festival — 26 Years of Giving to the Community

FMG Manitoba Dragon Boat FestivalThe 26th annual FMG Manitoba Dragon Boat Festival returns later this year at The Forks, when paddlers will hit the water for a common goal.

While cancer can touch anyone, often some of the most tragic instances involve children. That is why the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation and the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba have joined forces with FMG Dragon Boat to help raise funds to provide research, care and support for the youngest cancer patients — kids with cancer.

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NHL Auctioning Off Heritage Classic Street Banners with Proceeds to CancerCare

NHL Auctioning Off Heritage Classic Street Banners with Proceeds to CancerCare

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Twelve vinyl street banners from the 2016 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic are up for auction. (AUCTIONS.NHL.COM)

WINNIPEG — If you have a large enough garage, or man cave for that matter, a piece of 2016 NHL Heritage Classic memorabilia could be yours.

The league is auctioning off 12 vinyl street banners used to promote the outdoor game in October between the Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers.

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Blue Bombers Tackle Cancer in Annual ‘Pink Game’

Blue Bombers Tackle Cancer in Annual ‘Pink Game’

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will tackle cancer during their annual pink game at Investors Group Field on October 29.

The team has donated 100 tickets to breast cancer survivors and their families through the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Survivors will be honoured on the field before kickoff against the Ottawa Redblacks.

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HPV Mouth, Throat Cancers on the Rise, But More Canadians Living Longer Beyond Diagnosis

HPV Mouth, Throat Cancers on the Rise, But More Canadians Living Longer Beyond Diagnosis

Canadian Cancer SocietyWINNIPEG — While the number of Canadians being diagnosed with cancer continues to rise, more people are living longer and beyond their diagnosis with the disease.

The findings are part of a new report — Canadian Cancer Statistics 2016 — released by the Canadian Cancer Society in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada and Statistics Canada.

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