In this issue: Protecting Canadians from High Drug Prices, Nova Scotia Election, Biosimilars Survey and much more!
Starting June 1st, at noon, CCSN is launching an online auction to raise funds to help us support cancer patients and survivors as we look at the best ways to go forward after cancer.
Titled: My journey through melanoma and my hope for the future
Educating both doctors and cancer patients about the benefits of cannabis for cancer treatment means the difference between suffering and ease. There is nothing easy about cancer. From the moment of diagnosis and all the way through treatment, it’s a battle. Innovative new therapies are being developed every year to improve our chances of winningRead More
Ottawa, ON – While the latest cancer statistics are shocking, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network calls on Canadians and the media to take a restrained and balanced view of them. It is disquieting to think that a loved one or friend or indeed we ourselves may be diagnosed with cancer, given that nearly one inRead More
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. The MATCH Study is being offered both in CalgaryRead More
- Jun22World Kidney Cancer Day
June 22 is the first World Kidney Cancer Day where international kidney cancer communities raise awareness and funds for kidney cancer. Kidney Cancer Canada marks World Kidney Cancer Day through a number of initiatives to help improve the lives of patients and their families. You will see kidney cancer information awareness campaign combined along withView Event
- Jun22Canadian Breast Cancer
Following the completion of this program participants will be able to: Identify significant risk factors in individual care Utilize appropriate screening tools Discuss the directions in which research is headed Identify applications for practice changing results Identify a management strategy for breast cancer patient follow-upView Event
- Jun24Winnipeg – Brain Tumour Walk
Join one of the 20+ Brain Tumour Walks across Canada and walk or sprint to raise funds to support your brain tumour community. Research, support programs, information, advocacy, awareness and HOPE – You can help reach the national goal of $1.25 million. Family teams, health care teams, research teams, corporate teams – Together we canView 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
- Have you completed your cancer treatment & taken a leave of absence from work?
We are looking to interview patients who have completed their primary treatment for cancer and are preparing to return to work.Participate Now
- Patent Medicines Regulation changes will affect all Canadians – Consultation
You’re invited to provide comments on proposed amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations.Participate Now
- Prostate Cancer Research Institute
On behalf of PCRI, we wanted to inform you that Schlesinger Associates is hosting a study on prostate cancer and is looking for patients and caregivers to participate in an online survey.Participate Now
When I was diagnosed with a rare leukemia eight years ago, I struggled with anxiety for about a year, despite a good prognosis. In fact, it was better than good. Generally well-managed with medication, chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a blood cancer that most people live with until they die from something else. Still, IRead More
I was 15 when I had my first breast needle biopsy. I had discovered a lump that didn’t feel right, and my Mom took me to see our family doctor. The doctor said it was nothing, but little did I know what was to come. Later, my obstetrician-gynecologist told me I had dense breast tissue,Read More
Holland Landing, Ontario Age 84 I first learned that I had prostate cancer from my urologist in 1995, and he told me that I actually had a very aggressive cancer. I had been to my family doctor in 1992 and 1993 for my annual checkup, which was fine; no mention was ever made to meRead More