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During the election campaigns currently running in Alberta & Prince Edward Island, we are asking important questions of all candidates about healthcare and cancer care. As we receive responses from candidates, we will be updating our website with their responses. We encourage you to follow along and bookmark these pages, so you can read responses from candidates in your province!
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Throughout 2015 the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) is offering a series of webinars designed to give you information to help you engage on important issues facing patients and caregivers.
During this webinar, attendees were presented with:
An overview of the basic roles and responsibilities of federal and provincial governments within our healthcare system
A review of the key players and structures operating within the system
The differences between engaging politicians and bureaucrats when advocating within the healthcare system. Each has important and different roles to play.
Click ‘read more’ to learn more about the webinar, access the slides, and watch the recorded version on YouTube!Read more
The purpose of this survey is to provide us with insights from patients and caregivers and perspectives about living with and managing advanced or metastatic gastric cancer.
If you would like to learn more and take this survey, please click “read more!”Read more
April 24 (Toronto) - For the fourth consecutive year Ontario’s hospitals will suffer real-dollar budget cuts according to today’s Ontario Budget. This is the longest unbroken period of real-dollar public hospital cuts in Ontario’s history. Already, Ontario has cut hospital beds more… Read more of Ontario Budget Will Result in Devastating Hospital Cuts If Funding is Not Improved
April 22 OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) CEO Anne Sutherland Boal was on Parliament Hill as the government unveiled its 2015 federal budget. CNA was particularly interested in how the federal government would address the health-care needs… Read more of Canadian Nurses Association responds to the 2015 federal budget
April 22 P.E.I. residents now join nearly 27 Million Canadians across Nine Provinces who have access to this important treatment option for metastatic breast cancer in Canada1 MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - People with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer in Prince… Read more of Prince Edward Island Adds PERJETA®-HERCEPTIN® Combo Pack for Treatment of HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer to the Provincial Formulary
April 17 Approval based on improved overall survival, delayed time to radiographic progression and an overall positive risk-benefit profile MARKHAM, ON, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma, Inc. (Tokyo: 4503), announced today… Read more of Health Canada Approves New Indication for the Use of Xtandi® (enzalutamide) Capsules for Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
April 15 Licensed producer CannTrust to donate 25 per cent of its proceeds to patient advocacy groups in an effort to eliminate the stigma of medical cannabis use VAUGHAN, ON, April 13, 2015 /CNW/ - This April, CannTrust, Canada's only pharmacist-controlled and… Read more of Patient Access to Medical Cannabis is the Focus for 4/20
April 7 TORONTO, April 7, 2015 /CNW/ - The Cancer Advocacy Coalition of Canada (CACC) has released its latest Report Card on Cancer in Canada™ with a message to Canadians: in many ways, the state of cancer care in Canada has improved… Read more of 2014-2015 Report Card on Cancer in Canada
Hair Donation Ottawa is an annual, non-profit, cancer research fundraiser where people raise pledges for donating their hair and/or shaving their heads & they receive a wash, cut and style or shave. Participating hair stylists from various Ottawa & area…
Overview Title: Latest advances in cancer research Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Time: 06:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Duration: 1 hour Register here! Summary Because of cancer research, our basic knowledge of this disease is rapidly expanding. Scientists are using…
Register for Scott Adams' Webinar: Exercise and Prostate Cancer Survivorship: Prevention, Preservation and Restoration. Prostate cancer treatment can cause short- and long-term side effects which can significantly impact quality of life. While these can not be totally avoided, there is…
Participate in the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada’s treatment survey! If you are a patient or caregiver, click here to learn more and fill out the survey.
Survey Opportunity for those living with advanced prostate cancer – Click here to find out more and take the survey!
Help develop a peer navigation program for men with prostate cancer and their families – participate in this research study!
Would you like to be nominated to sit on cancer and other healthcare boards? Volunteer for CCSN’s A Seat at the Table!
Are you interested in participating in a study on memory function in breast cancer survivors? – Click here to learn more.
Help Prevent Cancer Now evaluate their work on cancer prevention and inform their future goals – Click here to take their survey!
Are you a refugee who has been denied healthcare or required to pay a fee? Participate in this refugee access to healthcare study!
Do you have experience with returning to work after cancer treatment? Click here to share your experience in a short survey.
Advancing the dialogue in metastatic colorectal cancer – Participate in small focus groups or telephone interviews on the topic of metastatic colorectal cancer.
Project LEAD: How you can learn about the science of breast cancer and participate in breast cancer research peer review panels!
Share your journey with multiple myeloma in this patient survey – Click here to get involved!
Online survey for adolescent and young adult cancer patients and survivors – Click here to learn more!
Research Study: Cultural differences in breast cancer survivorship. Click here to learn how you can participate!
One of our partners, CannTrust, a licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis in Canada, has introduced a comprehensive patient assistance program for medical cannabis compassionate use in Canada.Known as… Read more of A New Patient Assistance Program For Medical Cannabis Use in Canada