In this issue: Head & Neck Cancer Advisory Council, Alberta & Ontario All-Party Cancer Caucuses, and much more!
Titled: Learn about CAPCA from its Executive Director, Heather Logan
2nd Annual Drug Pricing Policy Summit: Measuring Progress and Making Our Mark
ICR is pleased to announce a Recent Partnership with AstraZeneca (AZ) to develop the independence of New Investigators in initiating and conducting research in the area of metastatic bladder cancer. This partnership will provide funding for one award, for an Early Career Investigator to support research in the area of locally advanced or metastatic bladderRead More
Opportunity to engage patients to help create ’safe zones’ for conversations with family doctors This is an opportunity for patient input and engagement through a 5-minute confidential survey to inform what a ‘safe zone’ might look like, in a clinical setting from a patient perspective across Canada. To access the survey, please click here. TheRead More
- Aug21Facebook Live session on seniors care with Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott!
Federal Minister of Health, the Honourable Jane Philpott, is coming to the 150th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Medical Association and will answer your questions on seniors care. The session will be LIVE on Facebook at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 21 – so mark your calendar! We want to hear your concerns and shareView Event
- Aug30A Perspective on Biosimilars: The Patient Voice
On behalf of the Canadian Organization for Rare disorders, InnomarConsultingTM is pleased to present a conversation with Durhane Wong-Rieger, Chair of the Consumer Advocare Network. The subject of discussion will be new research conducted by Dr. Wong-Rieger, exploring patient priorities and perspectives on biosimilars and related policy.View Event
- Sep02Ottawa-Gatineau Ovarian Cancer Canada Teal Tailgate Party
Ottawa-Gatineau Ovarian Cancer Canada Teal Tailgate Party @ Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park is hosting a Teal Tailgate Party and you’re invited to this fun-filled family event! The day will include Teal Day at the Park as well as the 5km Walk of Hope around the stadium. In partnership with the Ottawa Champions and preparationsView Event
- The MATCH Study: Now Recruiting!
CKN is pleased to have partnered with Dr. Linda Carlson and her research team at the University of Calgary and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, in a ground-breaking new study measuring the effects of Mindfulness Meditation and Tai Chi/Qigong on quality of life for cancer survivors.Participate Now
- Thinking About Biosimilars – Patient Survey
This survey is a patient-led initiative conducted by the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders.Participate Now
- Consultation: mandatory reporting of serious adverse drug reactions and medical device incidents
You’re invited to comment on proposed changes to the Food and Drug Regulations and Medical Devices Regulations. These changes would make it mandatory for health care institutions to report serious adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and medical device incidents (MDIs).Participate Now
- Seeking Participants for Survey on Breast Cancer & Work
The Work Wellness Lab at Saint Mary’s University (Halifax, NS) is conducting a survey study on the work experiences of women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. The study is aimed at all Canadian women 18 years of age and over diagnosed with breast cancer within the past 2 years and who were working at the time of diagnosis.Participate Now
The journey to my diagnosis with advanced stage bowel cancer was an unusual one. Six months prior to my diagnosis, our world had fallen apart. Our son Sam, who was 13 at the time, was diagnosed with advanced stage nasopharyngeal carcinoma. This type of cancer is very rare in the west for adults, let aloneRead More
Being diagnosed with acute leukemia was the most devastating and life-changing event I have ever faced. I was 35, healthy, and fit. I never drank or smoked. About a month before my diagnosis, I got really sick. I thought I had the flu. I was being stubborn and wouldn’t go to the doctor to getRead More