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Register now for free webinar on Canadian private insurance

November 17, 2017

Title: Navigating Private Insurance in Canada Date and time: November 30, 2017 from 1pm-2pm ET Register now! Canadians are often uncertain about the role and limits of their private insurance coverage. Let’s change that. For this webinar, we’re joined by Suzanne Lepage, private health plan specialist, for a discussion of Canada’s private drug plan marketplace

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CCSN hosts Legislative Reception on cancer-associated thrombosis

November 14, 2017

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) held their annual Legislative Reception at  Queen’s Park On October 26, 2017. The Reception was an opportunity for patients, MPPs and doctors to discuss cancer-associated thrombosis (CAT), and, despite the ongoing election-prep furor in the Ontario Legislature, the turn out to the event surpassed that of previous years. Over 30

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#GivingTuesday is November 28!

November 9, 2017

It’s time to get excited for #GivingTuesday! The day is a chance for caring individuals to show their support for charities across the North America. It is the biggest single fundraising day next to New Year’s Eve, and it makes so many incredible initiatives possible.

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Upcoming Events

  • Nov23
    An Evening of Hope (Toronto)

    Join Lung Cancer Canada for the 6th annual Evening of Hope, which takes place on November 23 in the Provincial Ballroom of the Sheraton Downtown Toronto Centre and features dinner, a raffle and silent and live auctions with excellent prizes. Tickets are $100.

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  • Nov23
    Live Well with Bladder or Kidney Cancer, an interactive meeting

    On November 23, 2017 Bladder Cancer Canada and Kidney Cancer Canada will join forces with top Vancouver specialists and researchers for a free, interactive patient forum featuring the latest advancements in the management of these two cancers. The event will take place at SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings Street in Vancouver. Registration is free of charge.

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  • Nov30
    Navigating Private Insurance in Canada

    For this webinar, we’re joined by Suzanne Lepage, private health plan specialist, for a discussion of Canada’s private drug plan marketplace and its overlap with government provided services. She’ll walk us through what to expect in terms of coverage and answer audience questions about private insurance.

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  • Thinking About Biosimilars – Patient Survey

    This survey is a patient-led initiative conducted by the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders.Participate Now

  • 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

  • Men’s Sexuality Survey

    Are you interested in learning about your sexuality? If you are a man, have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, and are able to proficiently read English, you can participate in this study about different aspects of your health and sexual life.Participate Now

  • The MATCH Study: Now Recruiting!

    A ground-breaking new study measuring the effects of Mindfulness Meditation and Tai Chi/Qigong on quality of life for cancer survivors.  Participate Now

  • Prostate Cancer and Health Literacy Questionnaire

    This survey supports research into health literacy among men with prostate cancer in the hopes of building better prostate cancer support resources.Participate Now

  • 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 call for volunteers is an opportunity to come together in a collaborative setting to discuss the most pressing issues facing Alberta’s healthcare system.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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