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Click here to watch our most recent webinar! Radical Remissions What we can learn from remarkable cancer survivors about how to live

The slides for this webinar are available on our Slideshare account.  Oncologist Dr. Rob Rutledge reviewed the book Radical Remissions: Surviving cancer against all odds by Kelly Turner, PhD, and the nine key attitudes and behaviours found in people who have undergone a spontaneous remission. Though not promising a cure, Dr. Rutledge shows there is much

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Call for Applications for CORD Board of Directors

CORD is looking for passionate, creative, committed, qualified people to join our Board of Directors for the 2018-2021 term to help guide our organization meet the needs of the rare disease community. Please refer to the following link for the duties and expectations of a Director as well as frequently asked questions. Deadline to apply is May 17, 2018. Applications

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Watch the Recording: Toronto Pre-Election Town Hall: Major Health Concerns for Ontarians March 28th

The Ontario Pre-Election Town Hall addressing major health concerns for Canadians was hosted in Toronto on March 28th, 2018 and in Ottawa on April 5th, 2018. The Town Hall in Toronto was recorded, and is now available for viewing online. André Picard, Health Columnist for the Globe and Mail, opened the evening and set the

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Report on CCSN’s Ontario All-party Cancer Caucus, March 21, 2018

by Jaymee Maaghop, CCSN Public Policy Assistant The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network hosted its second All-party Cancer Caucus meeting with members of the Ontario legislature at Queen’s Park, Toronto on March 21, 2018, with participants continuing discussions on the topic of rehabilitative services for the side effects of cancer and its treatments. There were many

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Health Care on Trial – Sign the Open Letter to Brian Day

On April 9, a court case resumes in British Columbia that seeks to overturn the ban on private for-profit health care. This case will likely  end up in the Supreme Court of Canada and threaten our entire public health care system. Brian Day, CEO of a private for-profit clinic is seeking to have health care legislation

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Click here to watch our most recent webinar: Improving Access to Innovative Cancer Therapies in Canada

The slides for this webinar are available on our Slideshare account.  Robin Markowitz and Elizabeth Lye from Lymphoma Canada discussed recent pCODR drug funding requests for innovative cancer therapies and how negative funding recommendations are affecting patient access to effective new treatments. The presentation was followed by an interactive question and answer session. Originally broadcast on

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