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Crohn’s and Colitis Canada raises $975,000 in one evening, funds groundbreaking research

New Crohn's and Colitis Canada Network Unites World-Class Canadian Healthcare Centres

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November 2014: Crohn’s and colitis, Canada’s Diseases MAKE IT STOP. FOR LIFE.

April 2014: Crohn’s and Colitis Canada and Helmsley Charitable Trust Announce Largest-Ever Investment in Crohn’s Disease Research in Canada

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  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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