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September 10, 2019

Register now for the fourth annual summit A Dose of Reality: Patients Redefining the Future of Health Care in Canada

Join the Save Your Skin Foundation, Schizophrenia Society of Ontario, Canadian Psoriasis Network and other patient groups for the fourth annual Summit titled: A Dose of Reality: Patients Redefining the...
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August 16, 2019 / Élections Provinciaux

Launch of #TellMe Manitoba Initiative

A new campaign called "Tell Me My Breast Density" has begun, and its goal is to inform politicians in the upcoming elections that breast density notification is a key part...
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August 8, 2019

Revised ODSP Guidelines Could Pose a Threat to Cancer Patients

In November 2018, the Ontario government announced its intention to change the definition of disability in the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) to “align more closely with federal government guidelines.”...
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August 8, 2019

Co-Founder of Myeloma Canada Passes Away

We are saddened to report on the passing of Aldo Del Col, M.S.M., Co-founder of Myeloma Canada on August 6th, 2019, due to complications related to multiple myeloma. He leaves...
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August 2, 2019

Highlights from ISMP Canada Safety Bulletin

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada has released another issue of their safety bulletin. Here are some of the highlights: Mandatory reporting of serious adverse drug reactions and medical...
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July 16, 2019

CADTH Announces Membership of Its Patient and Community Advisory Committee

Following a nationwide call for nominations, CADTH is announcing the membership of its new Patient and Community Advisory Committee. This committee intends to bring diverse patient, family, and caregiver voices...
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July 15, 2019

Inspiring Melanoma Patients and Survivors that Hope is Alive

The Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC) has created a video project to inspire hope for melanoma patients and survivors. This video documents testimonials of melanoma patients who received effective therapy...
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July 15, 2019

A Prescription for Canada: Achieving Pharmacare for All

In June 2019, the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare released their report concerning the recommendations on the implementation of a national pharmacare program. The final report recommends...
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July 11, 2019

Clinical Trials Ontario Launches Their New Clinical Trials Finder Tool

Clinical Trials Ontario is committed to developing ways to engage patients and the public with clinical trials, and have recently launched an easy-to-use and unique-in-Canada Clinical Trial Finder. Built with...
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July 9, 2019

Petition Campaigning for Full Coverage of Breast Prosthesis

BodyMedBoutique is a Burlington, ON business providing a specialized service. They cater to people having undergone cancer treatment, offering mastectomy bras and breast forms, post-surgical bras, and products to ease...
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