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Jackie Manthorne Recognised with Jack Shapiro Lifetime Achievement Award

October 20, 2017

Ottawa, ON – Jackie Manthorne, President and CEO of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN), has spent over twenty years giving a voice to cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. This fall, that dedication was recognised by the Canadian Cancer Action Network (CCAN), which awarded Manthorne the 2017 Jack Shapiro Lifetime Achievement Award at their Annual

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Watch: Webinar on biosimilars

October 19, 2017

Biologic cancer treatments have become incredibly important in oncology, but they can be expensive. Biosimilars are molecules manufactured to replicate the effects of biologics. They give patients and providers a choice and help to drive prices down through competition, but doctors, patients and caregivers need to understand what biosimilars are, what they can do, and

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Register now for our free webinar on biosimilars

October 18, 2017

Title What Is a Biosimilar? The Current Biologics and Biosimilars Landscape in Canada Time Thursday, October 19 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST REGISTER NOW Biologic cancer treatments have become incredibly important in oncology, but they can be expensive. Biosimilars are molecules manufactured to replicate the effects of biologics. They give patients and providers a choice and

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Upcoming Events

  • Oct23
    Canadian Association for Population Therapeutics Annual Conference

    Why you should attend: Opportunity to connect with leaders in government, health policy, academia, pharmaceutical industry, patient organizations, and contract research organizations. Qualify for reduced conference registration fee and travel bursary. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAM: Sunday Oct. 22, 2017 @ 1–5PM (open to all registrants at no additional fee) Pre-Conference Workshop on Precision Health –

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  • Oct23
    Patient Engagement and Outcomes: Taking it to the Next Level

    The Canadian Association for Population Therapeutics Presents: Patient Engagement and Outcomes: Taking it to the Next Level. The CAPT Mission is to advance population-based research of therapeutic interventions to improve the health outcomes of Canadians by: Bringing together diverse perspectives Facilitating open exchange of ideas and collaboration, and Influencing policy and practice The CAPT Vision

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  • Oct23
    International Conference on Cancer Biology and Therapeutics 2017

    Cancer Therapeutics 2017 is the great platform for everybody to put forth their ideas of Cancer research. The main theme of the conference is “Integrating and Innovating the Ideas of Cancer Therapies”. So, Lets all join together and fight against Cancer.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Volunteer for PROSTAID Calgary’s 2018 Symposium

    Cancer is one of the world’s most pressing health care challenges. PROSTAID Calgary’s Cancer Advocacy Symposium will create an interactive and collaborative forum between Alberta politicians and policymakers, and Alberta’s cancer community. This is an opportunity to come together in a collaborative setting to discuss the most pressing issues facing Alberta’s healthcare system; to discuss best practices, challenges, and opportunities in the 21st century.  Participate Now

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Survivor Stories

Surviving and Thriving – Suzanne Doré

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 alone

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Leukemia Didn’t Beat Me. I Beat It! – Jason Clark

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 get

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