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October 1, 2013 / CCSN News

Canadian Cancer Survivor Network launches dedicated breast cancer Twitter page!

To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to our organization's involvement in the battle against breast cancer, we have launched a dedicated breast cancer Twitter which we invite you to...
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September 18, 2013 / CCSN News

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

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is deeply concerned that men and women living in Alberta who have advanced prostate and breast cancer that has spread to their bones do not...
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September 13, 2013 / CCSN News

Canadian Cancer Survivor Network calls for increased training and closer oversight and supervision of radiologists

The approximately 3,500 patients who relied on results of CT scans and mammograms conducted by Trillium Health now called into question have every right to be both worried and outraged. ...
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September 3, 2013 / CCSN News

Ontario women with advanced breast cancer deserve access to newest bone-targeted therapies

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is deeply concerned that women living in Ontario who have breast cancer that has spread to their bones do not have public access to all...
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September 3, 2013 / CCSN News

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

Within British Columbia, the newest bone-targeting agent was recently listed on its formulary for men and women with advanced prostate and breast cancer that has spread to their bones, who...
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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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