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Establishing a collective vision and set of principles for a national pharmacare strategy
Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM EST – 2:00 PM EDT
Tune in from 1-2pm EDT to hear a round table discussion focusing on the 2016 CADTH Symposium and all the important take-aways for patients & survivors.
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The official theme of the 2016 CADTH Symposium, held April 10-12 in Ottawa, was “Better Evidence for Everyone,” but if CCSN had to summarize the unofficial theme in a few words, it would be “Skepticism about the extent to which Patient Input counts as Evidence.”
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The objective of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network’s A Seat at the Table program is to increase the number of informed cancer patients, survivors and caregivers sitting on cancer and other healthcare Boards, committees and research peer review committees where decisions are being made about cancer diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment care and research funding.
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May 4 TORONTO, May 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Dr. Janet Dancey, Scientific Director of the Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network (3CTN) announced today the roll out of a new national campaign to raise awareness of cancer clinical trials in Canada ahead of… Read more of The Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network launches Ask Me Campaign to raise awareness of cancer clinical trials
May 2 On June 1, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is hosting a day-long Oncology Roundtable to establish a collective vision and a set of principles for a national pharmacare strategy. We invite cancer organizations to attend this Roundtable, which will be… Read more of Oncology Roundtable: establishing a collective vision and set of principles for a national pharmacare strategy
April 26 On April 13, 2016, the Federal government's Standing Committee on Health (HESA) held its 6th meeting of the parliamentary term and its first discussion of National Pharmacare. The committee provided 40 minutes for witnesses (10 minutes for each) to present… Read more of National Pharmacare – Federal Government Launches Consultations
April 26 Volunteer opportunity: Treasurer The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is looking for energetic CA, CMA, etc. to participate in a small friendly group of Board Members dedicated to the growth of a unique and important organization dedicated to the cancer patient… Read more of CCSN volunteer opportunity!
April 20 KIRKLAND, QC, April 20, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside Canada and the United States, announced today that KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) received conditional approval for the treatment of Canadians living with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer… Read more of New Treatment Now Available for Canadians with Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
April 13 Toronto – The data is irrefutable. Ontario’s cuts to hospital nursing care and hospital beds are the most severe of anywhere in Canada. In a new report Beyond Limits: Ontario’s Deepening Hospital Cuts Crisis released today, the Ontario Health Coalition… Read more of Ontario Health Coalition - Ontario’s community hospital cuts worst in Canada: Report
Webinar Information Tune in from 1-2pm EDT on Thursday, May 5. This webinar will feature a round table discussion focusing on the 2016 CADTH Symposium and all the important take-aways for patients & survivors. Featured guests include: - Louise Binder,…
Ovarian cancer has the lowest survival rate of all gynecologic cancers, and is characterized around the world by a lack of awareness of symptoms and late stage diagnosis. May 8th, 2013, was the first World Ovarian Cancer Day. On this…
Save the Date: M ay 13, 2016 Details When: Friday, May 13, 2016 ( 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ) Where: University of Alberta (detailed information about location will be sent to all registrants in April) Registration …
The Spotlight on Gastric Cancer is a great opportunity for those in the stomach cancer community, the medical community, and the general public to come together to learn more about gastric cancer and connect with others impacted by this disease.…
REGISTRATION REMINDER! CHILDHOOD CANCER ACTION DAYS WASHINGTON, D.C. Join Us in DC on May 16-17! There's still time to make plans to join the American Childhood Cancer Organization and the Alliance for Childhood Cancer for the 5th Annual Childhood Cancer…
CCSN is looking for volunteer treasurer! Click here to apply
pCODR is recruiting 1 oncologist to be an Expert Review Committee Member. Click here to learn more.
Get involved at your local hospital by joining a Hospital Patient & Family Advisory Council. Click here to find one in your area!
Nomination for Regional Wellness Councils in NWT. Click here for nomination forms
Submit your comments to Health Canada and the FDA ahead of their public consultation on pharmaceutical regulatory disharmony between Canada and the United States. Click here to learn more.
Have you experienced delays waiting for take-home cancer drugs? Have you experienced issues at your pharmacy or outside of the cancer system? Share your story with CanCertainty.
Take part in this study on prostate cancer: click here to find out how.
Join the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network’s Citizens’ Panel!
Get involved in a research study focusing on your experience with breast cancer – Click here to find out how.
New Pilot Initiative: Increasing Opportunities for Clinician Input and Feedback in CADTH pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review Process
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 a female between the ages on 30-56 with a BRCA gene mutation? Click here to learn about this research study!
Guest Blog By Arvind ManiDirector of Market Access and Policy ResearchPDCI Market AccessThe pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA) recently issued a communiqué outlining their initial perspective on subsequent entry biologics (SEBs)… Read more of Transparent Public Pricing for Biosimilars: pCPA Releases First Principles for SEBs