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Online Tool to Help Breast Cancer Patients

On June 8th, Be The Choice launched a new, online tool that will help breast cancer patients and their loved ones navigate different treatment options. Following a diagnosis, patients can access the fully bilingual decision tree to easily move through a series of treatment pathways and decision points. Key Facts: The decision tree was designed

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Patient Voices Network – British Columbia

The Patient Voices Network (PVN) is a community of patients, families and caregivers working together with health care partners to improve BC’s health care system. PVN was created in 2009 by the BC Ministry of Health as part of its Patients as Partners strategy, and has been supported by us since December 2015 (read that

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Cannabis And Its Role In Cancer Care

Educating both doctors and cancer patients about the benefits of cannabis for cancer treatment means the difference between suffering and ease. There is nothing easy about cancer. From the moment of diagnosis and all the way through treatment, it’s a battle. Innovative new therapies are being developed every year to improve our chances of winning

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The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network reacts to 2017 cancer statistics

Ottawa, ON – While the latest cancer statistics are shocking, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network calls on Canadians and the media to take a restrained and balanced view of them. It is disquieting to think that a loved one or friend or indeed we ourselves may be diagnosed with cancer, given that nearly one in

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The MATCH Study: Now Recruiting!

CKN is pleased to have partnered with Dr. Linda Carlson and her research team at the University of Calgary and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, in a ground-breaking new study measuring the effects of Mindfulness Meditation and Tai Chi/Qigong on quality of life for cancer survivors. The MATCH Study is being offered both in Calgary

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Watch our recent webinar: Unpacking the OHIP+ pharmacare plan for kids & youth in Ontario

Webinar Information:  The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is pleased to offer a special webinar titled “Unpacking the OHIP+ pharmacare plan for kids & youth in Ontario: a live webinar from CORD’s Roadmap to Optimal Access Conference”. This webinar was a live broadcast from the Canadian Organization for Rare Diseases (CORD’s) Roadmap to Optimal Access event

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