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June 26, 2013 / CCSN News

The Canadian Meso Blog Unveiled!

The Canadian Meso blog and social media sites are officially up and running! This Canadian Cancer Survivor Network project has a goal of raising awareness about asbestos and asbestos-related diseases...
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June 4, 2013 / CCSN News

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson Declares June 3, 2013 National Cancer Survivors Day

In a moving ceremony in his chambers at City Hall, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson declared June 3, 2013 as National Cancer Survivor Day. With him were representatives of two cancer...
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June 4, 2013 / CCSN News

?Canadian Cancer Survivor Network celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day on June 2, 2013

On Sunday, June 2, 2013 CCSN celebrated National Cancer Survivor Day in three cities across Canada when prostate and breast cancer survivors came together in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver to...
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April 28, 2013 / CCSN News

Results of CCSN’s survey on the involvement of patients and survivors in volunteer advocacy

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network conducted a survey in April 2013 the discover the impact that being involved in volunteer advocacy and/or the development of public policy has on cancer...
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April 4, 2013 / CCSN News

CCSN Calls for Stronger Protocols in wake of Chemotherapy Drug Errors

CCSN is shocked and disappointed with the news that there were errors in the delivery of chemotherapy medicines in Oshawa, Peterborough, London, Windsor and Saint John, New Brunswick.  Receiving chemotherapy...
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March 4, 2013 / CCSN News

Albertan men with advanced prostate cancer deserve access to bone-targeted therapies

Ottawa, March 31 -- The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is deeply concerned that men living in Alberta who have prostate cancer that has spread to their bones do not have public...
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January 8, 2013 / CCSN News

CCSN calls for timely access to targeted bone therapies for patients with advanced prostate cancer in British Columbia

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network has learned that BC Pharmacare has listed the newest bone-targeting agent on its formulary for men with advanced prostate cancer that has spread to their...
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December 6, 2012 / CCSN News

CCSN Director Elaine Dean on CTV National News about Tamoxifen findings

CCSN Director Elaine Dean was interviewed by CTV News about the results of the ATLAS (Adjuvant Tamoxifen — Longer Against Shorter) study announced at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. This study...
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December 4, 2012 / CCSN News

CCSN Attends Ontario Health Coalition Conference November 17-18, 2012

Tiffany Glover, CCSN Policy & Public Affairs Manager, attended the Ontario Health Coalition (OHC) Assembly and Conference in Toronto on November 17-18, 2012. The discussion topic for the first day...
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November 29, 2012 / CCSN News

For Men with Prostate Cancer, Sex Still Matters

Canadians underestimate difficulty of coping with prostate cancer’s impact on sex life TORONTO Nov 29, 2012: Two recent Leger Marketing surveys probing Canadians’ perceptions of the most difficult things to deal...
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