Nouvel espoir dans le cancer de la prostate avancé, découragé par une décision provinciale

L’Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux refuse d’ajouter le traitement à sa  liste, tandis que les autres provinces financent les nouveaux traitements pour les hommes atteints de cancer de la prostate métastatique hormono-résistant. OTTAWA, le 27 mars 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – À la suite de la récente mise à jour de la liste des médicaments couverts par le régime d’assurance médicaments de

New hope in advanced prostate cancer deterred by provincial decision

The Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux refuses to list therapy, while other provinces fund the novel treatment for men with metastatic hormone-refractory prostate cancer. OTTAWA, March 27, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – Following the recent update to the list of medications covered by the basic prescription drug insurance plan in Quebec, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is very disappointed that INESSS did not recommend cabazitaxel, the

Launch of 3 Minutes about Sue

Many of you will remember Sue Richards as the founder and publisher of Breast of Canada, which was an artistic calendar designed to inspire people to have greater awareness about breast health and breast cancer prevention. Sue is also an award-wining artist, blogger and social entrepreneur. Sue published six issues of Breast of Canada before being diagnosed in 2009 with Parkinson’s Disease, which resulted in

Albertan men with advanced prostate cancer deserve access to bone-targeted therapies

Ottawa, March 31 — The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is deeply concerned that men living in Alberta who have prostate cancer that has spread to their bones do not have public access to treatments that can reduce the risk of serious bone complications. Men whose cancer has spread, or metastasised, to their bones are at risk of developing serious, debilitating complications such as fractures, spinal cord