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Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad Marks 10 Years

Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad Marks 10 Years

Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad 10 YearsWINNIPEG — It’s a special anniversary for the TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad as the annual fundraiser to battle prostate cancer celebrates 10 years.

A campaign kickoff event on Friday set the tone for weeks of fundraising pledges and rider registrations in advance of the May 26 event.

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Manitoba Researcher Awarded with Prestigious Terry Fox Grant

Manitoba Researcher Awarded with Prestigious Terry Fox Grant

Dr. Sachin Katyal
Dr. Sachin Katyal (UMANITOBA.CA)

WINNIPEG — A biologist at CancerCare Manitoba and the University of Manitoba has been awarded the first Terry Fox New Investigator award in the province.

Dr. Sachin Katyal is the recipient of the $450,000 grant for his “quick-toclinic” personalized medicine approach to better treat patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).

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Fundraising Efforts Underway for WPS Half Marathon

Fundraising Efforts Underway for WPS Half Marathon

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

Registration and fundraising efforts are open for the upcoming Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon.

The Canadian Cancer Society will benefit from the 14th annual event to be held May 6.

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CancerCare Manitoba Aims to Break On-Ice Skating Chain Record

CancerCare Manitoba Aims to Break On-Ice Skating Chain Record

The Forks River Trail
Chain for Change is February 4 in support of the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. (HANDOUT)

The CancerCare Manitoba Foundation is looking for 400 winter-loving Winnipeggers to lace up and form a human ice-skating chain.

The charitable arm of CancerCare Manitoba is attempting to break a Guinness record for longest skating chain through an event called Chain for Change.

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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

Smoking
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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