Cancer

Nearly 30,000 in B.C. will get a cancer diagnosis this year - Rain Walk helps fund support

Nearly 30,000 in B.C. will get a cancer diagnosis this year – Rain Walk helps fund support

Annual InspireHealth Rain Walk raises awareness and funds for free supportive cancer care services

Nearly 30,000 in B.C. will get a cancer diagnosis this year - Rain Walk helps fund support
Surrey’s Keven Drews doesn’t know how much time he has left, but he knows how we wants to use it. (Photo submitted)

Before his death, B.C.’s Keven Drews learned real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the inevitable end, something inside Keven Drews didn’t let him stop living

Surrey’s Keven Drews doesn’t know how much time he has left, but he knows how we wants to use it. (Photo submitted)
Rachel Staples was diagnosed with cancer May 2015, and participated in last year’s cancer run as a patient. This year she’s participating having finished her treatment. (Submitted photo)

Breast cancer survivors, patients, loved ones band together Sunday in Saanich

CIBC’s Run for the Cure takes place this weekend at UVic

Rachel Staples was diagnosed with cancer May 2015, and participated in last year’s cancer run as a patient. This year she’s participating having finished her treatment. (Submitted photo)
Paddle for Health raises funds for Vancouver Island families affected by cancer

Paddle for Health raises funds for Vancouver Island families affected by cancer

Register for the paddle at Willows Beach and contribute to Island Kids Cancer

  • Sep 5, 2017
Paddle for Health raises funds for Vancouver Island families affected by cancer
Michael Hill (left), wife Drena Hill and teammate Darren Westwood are p[art of Team Nova participating in the Ride to Conquer Cancer this weekend, Aug. 26 and 27. Kristyn Anthony/Victoria News

Victoria team joins BC’s Ride to Conquer Cancer

Touched by the disease personally, the team suits up for the fourth year running

Michael Hill (left), wife Drena Hill and teammate Darren Westwood are p[art of Team Nova participating in the Ride to Conquer Cancer this weekend, Aug. 26 and 27. Kristyn Anthony/Victoria News
Saanich resident P.J. Fairfield-Carter, co-founder of the Island Kids Cancer Association, joins Dave Saunders in unveiling the group’s new logo, at the annual Saunders Family Foundation charity golf tournament at the Cowichan Golf Club. On Friday the foundation donated $1,000 to the fledgling group, which supports Vancouver Island families going through a childhood cancer diagnosis and treatment. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff

Going to bat for Vancouver Island families facing childhood cancer

Island Kids Cancer Association helping with day-to-day challenges

Saanich resident P.J. Fairfield-Carter, co-founder of the Island Kids Cancer Association, joins Dave Saunders in unveiling the group’s new logo, at the annual Saunders Family Foundation charity golf tournament at the Cowichan Golf Club. On Friday the foundation donated $1,000 to the fledgling group, which supports Vancouver Island families going through a childhood cancer diagnosis and treatment. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff