CCSN’s second Alberta All-party Cancer Caucus, October 29, 2019 Rehabilitation for lymphedema: Fact or fiction?

Studies on gaps in cancer rehabilitation services for survivors show that it is a nationwide problem, which is why Jackie Manthorne, CCSN‘s President & CEO and Alex Wyatt, CCSN’s Public Policy Coordinator, travelled across the country to Alberta to host CCSN’s second All-party Cancer Caucus meeting in Edmonton on October 29 on the topic of lymphedema. Lymphedema is a chronic and progressive inflammatory disease commonly caused by cancer treatments that damage the lymphatic system.

Get Vaccinated for Measles!

By Marina Canalejo, Public Policy Assistant, Canadian Cancer Survivor NetworkEdited by Jacqueline Thurston, Communications and Social Media Assistant A new series of worldwide outbreaks has seen the return of a serious and deadly infectious disease: measles. Measles is a highly contagious disease that is transmitted through the air or through direct contact with someone who is infected. Complications such as pneumonia, dehydration, and acute encephalitis