2018 Special Report Overview

The 2018 Canadian Cancer Statistics publication includes a special report on cancer incidence by stage at diagnosis. It also includes an overview of cancer in Canada (using estimates from Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017) and a guide to finding other cancer statistics through Statistics Canada’s online database, CANSIM. Access the full publication at

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Blackboards and Bathrooms

IBD is unpredictable, debilitating and stressful -- especially for children living with Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis. We need to help teachers understand the impact IBD symptoms can have on their students in order to  minimize the negative impact this disease has on students . CDHF has developed  Blackboards and Bathrooms to provide educators with practical strategies and tools to help their students  reach their academic potential. If your child has IBD, you need to share Blackboards and Bathrooms with your school. Download it now and take it to school tomorrow. 

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Establishing Digestive Health as a Priority for Canadians

Each year, approximately 20 million people are affected by digestive disorders in Canada. In 2009, the CDHF released, "Establishing Digestive Health as a Priority for Canadians", a comprehensive study of the prevalence and impact digestive disease has on our people, health care system and economy. The report is the fact-based document that clearly outlines the need for a Canadian digestive health strategy.

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Enhancing lifelong health

The Canadian Digestive Health Foundation believes our ability to help establish, enrich and protect a healthy gut microbiota is the key to lifelong health