In this issue: B.C. Election Campaign, CADTH Nominations, Alberta/Ontario All-Party Cancer Caucus and much more!
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Titled: New Diagnostics Guiding Oncology Treatment Decisions
Approximately 6,800 Canadians will have been diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer in the year that has passed since it was last Melanoma Awareness Month.
Webinar Information: The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is pleased to offer a webinar titled “My Journey Through Melanoma and My Hope For The Future”. This webinar will allow the survivor community an opportunity to learn more about melanoma, the current issues that melanoma patients face and also learn about the Save Your Skin Foundation. PresenterRead More
Canadian Health Minister Jane Philpott announced changes that will be made in order to protect Canadians from high prescription drug prices. In a statement released on May 16th, the Minister said that “Canadians are paying too much for prescription drugs, and the Government of Canada is committed to making drugs more affordable. Modernizing our approachRead More
OTTAWA, ON – To continue celebrating their fifth anniversary, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) recently announced the launch of their newly revamped website. The redesigned website offers quick and easy access to vital information for the cancer community. The website features three main highlighted sections titled Connect, Learn and Act. “We are very excitedRead More
- Patients Respond to Federal Minister of Health Dr. Jane Philpott’s Remarks on Addressing the High Cost of Pharmaceuticals in Canada
- Nova Scotia Election Campaign
- Register for our upcoming webinar titled “My journey through melanoma and my hope for the future”
- CORD – Call for Applications
- May242017 Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference
The theme for this year’s Scientific Conference is “Towards an Accord for Change”. The conference will explore the contributions of health services research to reaching accord on how to improve Canada’s healthcare system. The latest version of the program (which is updated regularly) is online here:http://www.events.f2fe.com/cahspr/files/Program%20-%20V4.pdfView Event
- May25ARCC Conference 2017
The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) is pleased to announce that its 6th annual conference will take place from May 25th to 26th at the Hilton Toronto in Toronto, Ontario. The objective of this conference is to bridge a connection between researchers and decision-makers, using health economics, services, policy and ethicsView Event
- May27Edmonton – 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
- Fertility decision-making after a breast cancer diagnosis
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Ontario need your help finalizing the design and content of a decision-support resource for young women with breast cancer in Canada.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
- Clinical Trials Survey
The Canadian Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre (CCTCC) is pleased to partner with the BC Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (BCCRIN) on the national expansion of the BC Clinical Trials Participation Survey.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