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

$10 million commitment will support Canadian-led study into causes of Crohn’s disease. Read the Press Release

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 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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