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January 14, 2020 / CCSN News, News

Public Consultation on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) – Have your say!

Medical assistance in dying (MAID) became legal in Canada in June 2016. Canada’s Criminal Code now exempts doctors and nurse practitioners who provide, or help to provide, medical assistance in dying.
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December 19, 2019 / CCSN News

CCSN Legislative Reception at Queen’s Park

CCSN held a Legislative Reception December 11, 2019 at Queen’s Park, in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP). The reception’s theme of WE are emPOWERED to fight cancer, was centred around the message that while cancer affects all of us, it disproportionately affects seniors, with nine out of ten cancer cases affecting individuals 50 years of age and older.
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December 18, 2019 / News

Another cancer organization disappears: Prostate Cancer Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society agree to amalgamate

On December 12, 2019, Prostate Cancer Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) announced that they are amalgamating, much as the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) merged with CCS in early 2017. Not long before that Willow Breast & Hereditary Cancer Support merged with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
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December 18, 2019 / CCSN News, News

Season’s Greetings to You!

Being diagnosed with cancer is something no one wants to hear. Cancer presents many different challenges, complicating factors, and concerns for patients and their caregivers. There are approximately 1,000,000 Canadians who are survivors of cancer for more than 10 years – a figure that reflects just how many Canadians have been diagnosed with cancer, which has risen to nearly one-in-two.
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December 10, 2019 / CCSN News

CCSN’s Fifth Ontario All-Party Cancer Caucus Meeting Focused on Chronic Pain Issues

On December 5, 2019, Canadian Cancer Survivor Network hosted its fifth Ontario All-party Cancer Caucus at Queen’s Park. The cancer rehabilitation series focused on cancer survivor rehabilitation and cancer pain management, and featured an in-depth conversation on cancer rehabilitative services in Ontario, and treating chronic patient pain in today’s healthcare.
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December 9, 2019 / CCSN News, News

Bladder Cancer Support Group in Ottawa

Canadian Cancer Survivor Network’s  Mona Forrest visited the Bladder Cancer Support Group in Ottawa November 28 at the invitation of Support Group Coordinator Snookie Lomow.
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November 25, 2019 / ACT, CCSN News, Legislative Reception, News

A special Legislative Reception at Queen’s Park

Our morning reception in the legislative dining room at Queen’s Park on November 7, 2019 was attended by nearly 100 patients, caregivers, survivors, cancer patient groups, MPPs, including three ministers and several staffers, and others.
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November 21, 2019 / CCSN News, News

Meet CCSN’s Partnership & Fundraising Manager

Earlier this month, CCSN welcomed Owen Brady, our new Partnership & Fundraising Manger. Having multiple years of experience working in the non-profit sector, Owen brings a wealth of expertise in fundraising, partnership management, and community engagement to his role.
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November 21, 2019 / CCSN News

Coming soon – The Science of Cancer online course!

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network has designed an online course which will help prepare you for a variety of exciting opportunities to have your own voice heard within healthcare discourses and practices.
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October 31, 2019 / CCSN News

Nova Scotia Becomes First Province to Adopt Software to Assess and Report Breast Density

Information about breast density is an important part of breast cancer screening and ensuring early detection and treatment. That is why it will now be automatically included in a woman’s...
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