Canadian Cancer Society

Jacob Koomen has been nominated for the National Philanthropy Day’s Giving Hearts Honour Roll award. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River cyclist a candidate for cancer fundraising award

Jacob Koomen has raised more than $90,000 to fight deadly disease


Jacob Koomen takes his bike out for a spin near his home in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Campbell Riverite to cycle length of Island to raise funds for cancer research

Long distance rides are no big deal for 73-year-old cyclist


(Simon Dawson/Pool via AP)

Canadian researchers developing blood test to detect lung cancer early and save lives

‘If lung cancer is detected early then treatment outcomes improve enormously,’ says Dr. David Wishart


Duration of Tour de Rock stop in Chemainus much shorter than usual

Four alumni riders don’t get to come for breakfast in COVID year