Events

CCSN Free Webinar – Why Patient Advocacy is Imperative: Implications for research, healthcare, and ourselves

Date: Thursday, September 6th 2018 Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET Description: Maxime Lê is graduate in health sciences from the University of Ottawa that has worn many hats for many roles. Chief among them is being a patient advisor for The Ottawa Hospital. Having frequently been a patient and having a passion for health and healthcare, he decided to get involved at The Ottawa Hospital

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CORD Webinar Pharmacare Debate Series: Drugs for Rare Diseases: National Pharmacare or Separate Program?

Drugs for Rare Diseases: National Pharmacare or Separate Program? FORMAT: Panel Debate with Discussion Point: Drugs for Rare Diseases or other “targeted” small patient populations should be assessed using the same processes and “cost-effectiveness” thresholds as drugs for more common conditions. Moreover, small and short clinical trials mean many of these drugs are approved with limited evidence of safety and effectiveness; access should be restricted

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2018 Bladder Cancer Canada Awareness Walk

  Last September (2017), Bladder Cancer Canada hosted the 9th Annual Bladder Cancer Canada Awareness Walk. The walk took place in 19 communities across Canada, and was a great success! Together we raised just over $600,000. This is quite an accomplishment! We are sincerely grateful to all volunteers, walk participants and donors who help us to continue to fund our mission. Please join us this

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CORD Webinar Pharmacare Debate Series: Beyond the Formulary: Smart Pharmacare for 21st Century Therapies

Beyond the Formulary: Smart Pharmacare for 21st Century Therapies FORMAT: Panel Debate with Discussion Point: Some innovative “breakthrough” therapies, including “personalised” medicines and gene therapies have the potential to dramatically improving patient outcomes or cure disease but they are being introduced at prices that are unaffordable for any publicly funded healthcare system. Moreover, at time of approval, there is little evidence of potential long-term benefits

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2018 Living Beyond Breast Cancer Conference

The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation has partnered with Living Beyond Breast Cancer to present special opportunities for those with triple negative breast cancer at the upcoming conference: Sharing Wisdom, Sharing Strength to be held September 28-30 in Philadelphia, PA. TNBC Highlights: Dedicated Sessions: At this year’s conference we will present sessions on triple-negative breast cancer that will provide you with the most current, relevant and reliable information. Sessions

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World Cancer Congress

The World Cancer Congress (WCC) encourages effective knowledge transfer and best practices exchange amongst +3000 global cancer control and health experts. Held in Kuala Lumpur, Mylasia in 2018, the 4-day event is a beacon for cancer research across the world. Registration starts at $800, and increases in price after June 29, 2018.

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