Our 2014 Annual Report is now available!
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Recording & slides now available!
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This webinar provided insight into medical marijuana and how it can be accessed legally in Canada. It covered the following topics:
● Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR)
● Statistics on cannabis usage and results of the CCSN medical cannbis survey
● Differences between licensed producers and dispensaries
● Basic information on medical cannabis usage, adverse effects, potential use and contraindications
● How to legally access medical cannabis
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Our 2014 annual report is now available! This report details CCSN’s activities, programs, events and research throughout last year. Read about our webinars, social media campaigns, cancer as a chronic disease research, as well as our various events and receptions!
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Jackie Manthorne, President & CEO and Mona Forrest, Secretary of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network were presented with the Dried Prostate Award at an event hosted by Prostate Cancer Canada Network Ottawa on June 19 which was attended by approximately 60 men living with prostate cancer, their spouses and other family members.
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August 20 Medical Marijuana webinar This webinar is titled Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulation (MMPR) - What Do I Need to Know?, and took place on Thursday, August 20 from1:00pm EDT - 2:00pm EDT. During this webinar we were joined by Kaivan… Read more of Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations - Recording & slides now available!
August 12 Ontario patients living with CLL and SLL who are eligible will now have access to IMBRUVICA® under the Exceptional Access Program of the Ontario Drug Benefit Program. Eligibility criteria include those patients who: have CLL/SLL and have received at least… Read more of Health Canada Approves IMBRUVICA™ by Priority Review, Giving Physicians and Patients a Much-Needed Option in the Fight Against Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
August 7 TORONTO, ON, July 27, 2015 – Men in Quebec are one step closer to accessing Xofigo (radium Ra 223 dichloride), for the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) with symptomatic bone metastases and no known visceral metastatic disease, thanks to… Read more of Xofigo is added to the Liste des médicaments – Établissements in Quebec
July 14 This video, profiles three Canadian men living with advanced prostate cancer, two of whom are Canadian Cancer Survivor Network members - Derek Lawrence and Percy Bedard. These three men share their unique stories of hope and inspiration and the impact… Read more of CCSN Prostate Cancer Quality of Life Video
June 22 Jackie Manthorne, President & CEO and Mona Forrest, Secretary of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network were presented with the Dried Prostate Award at an event hosted by Prostate Cancer Canada Network Ottawa on June 19 which was attended by approximately… Read more of CCSN wins Dried Prostate Award from PCCN Ottawa
June 9 Check out the video from the celebration! On June 9th, 2015, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed National Cancer Survivors Day in recognition of the nearly one million cancer survivors living in Canada today. This annual celebration of life took place… Read more of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson proclaims National Cancer Survivors Day
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer to affect Canadian men. 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with the disease in their lifetime. The good news is that the survival rate for prostate cancer can be over 90% when…
This upcoming webinar is presented in French. On September 1, Dr. Alexandre Zlotta will present his Expert Angle webinar, "Facteurs de risque et diagnostic précoce du cancer de prostate: ou en sommes-nous"? This webinar will be presented in French. You…
ILCA 2015 International Liver Cancer Association 9th Annual Conference 4–6 September 2015 Paris, France The International multidisciplinary forum for liver experts around the latest innovations in research and care. Visit the website for more information: http://www.ilca2015.org/
September 6-10, 2015 Colorado Convention Center Denver, CO, United States The 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (IASLC 2015) covers topics such as: Best practice multi-disciplinary management and identify barriers to its implementation Global lung cancer prevention strategies Effective tobacco…
16TH WORLD CONFERENCE ON LUNG CANCER September 6 - 9 2015 | Denver, Colorado, USA | Contact: Pia.Hirsch@IASLC.org The World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) is the world’s largest meeting dedicated to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies. More than…
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Online survey for adolescent and young adult cancer patients and survivors – Find out more more now!
This morning, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed National Cancer Survivors Day in recognition of the nearly one million cancer survivors living in Canada today. This annual celebration of life took… Read more of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson proclaims National Cancer Survivors Day