The evidence is already mounting that Cancer the horrific killer
of tens of thousands of Canadians each year is not some inevitable unstoppable force.
Cancer research is payoff in a continous and progressive manner as one after another
forms of the disease are being slowly curtailed even in small ways, all of it adds
My mother died of it seven years ago and were she to be still living and struck by
the disease today her chances would be more than 50% better then they were only seven
What is paying off is the dogged painstaking research that goes on in research laboratories
and cancer research hospitals across this country. But here is something that we
know progress is being made. Skin cancer, leukemia as well as a number of others
are no longer a death sentence to the diagnosed patient and Canadians should be aware
that their contributions to Cancer research is making the difference.
It seems a long time ago now that Canadians were focused on this marvelous young
man with a form of bone Cancer. Terry Fox personally believed that what was affecting
him was something that something could be done about and he was right. Since his
efforts which raised our awareness of the positive affects of research each year
in September people go out and run, walk or stroll and make a contribution to the
This year's Terry Fox run in Tisdale is Sunday September 15, 2:00 to 4:00 sign up
or make a pledge in front of the post office today. An investment that will definitely
make a difference.