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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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October 23, 2019 / CCSN News

Help Eliminate Cervical Cancer in Canada: 12-Minute Survey

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (The Partnership) is leading vital work to create an action plan to eliminate cervical cancer in Canada. Your voice as a patient or member of...
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October 10, 2019 / CCSN News

Get Involved in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is focusing on creating a better future for patients, survivors and caregivers through education, connection and action. Here...
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October 10, 2019 / CCSN News

Notice: Prescription Drug List (PDL): Multiple Additions

Date: October 7, 2019 Our file number: 19-119291-196 The purpose of this Notice of Amendment is to notify about the additions of acalabrutinib, galcanezumab, larotrectinib, mannitol, neratinib, niraparib, ravulizumab, romosozumab,...
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October 9, 2019 / CCSN News

Are You a Breast Cancer Patient or Survivor Living in Ontario? If so, We Would Like to Hear from You!

Were you or are you an early-stage breast cancer patient who lives in and accesses health care in Ontario? If so, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network would like your input...
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October 2, 2019 / CCSN News

An Update from Clinical Trials Ontario

Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO) has been working with health charities and patient organizations like CCSN to build tools and resources about clinical trials that are informed by and meet the...
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October 2, 2019 / CCSN News

Where Do Canada’s MP Candidates Stand on Cancer Issues?

Ahead of the federal election, CCSN believes in the critical importance of raising key issues related to the mission of creating and maintaining the best standard of care for cancer...
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October 2, 2019 / CCSN News

Patient Group Engagement in Public Policy: the Convergence of Experience, Influence and Opportunity

CCSN President & CEO Jackie Manthorne was one of several speakers at the Ontario Lung Association Breathing Policy Forum on Patient Engagement in Public Policy held in Toronto on Sept....
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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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