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  • 30 April

    National Breast Cancer Coalition: 2016 Advocate Leadership Summit

    Don't miss the 2016 Advocate Leadership Summit Time is Running out! Register Now! This extraordinary Summit will offer you ways to: Network with the most highly-committed and motivated group of leaders ever assembled in the world of breast cancer. Interact…

  • 30 April

    Bladder Cancer Canada Patient Education Meeting - Toronto

    Bladder Cancer Canada (BCC) and Sunnybrook Health Science Centre have teamed up to offer a free Patient Education Meeting for bladder cancer patients and their caregivers at the Odette Cancer Centre's Jenkin Auditorium: Saturday, April 30, 2016 8:30am - 12:30pm…

  • 1 May

    Calgary Stair Climb

    On Sunday May 1, 2016, up to 500 firefighters from around the world will climb the stairs of Calgary’s BOW Building in full duty gear! The BOW is Western Canada’s tallest building and this is the highest elevation firefighter stair…

  • 8 May

    World Ovarian Cancer Day 2016

    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…

  • 8 May

    Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) Conference 2016

    Registration Information 2016 ARCC Conference Canada’s Applied Research in Cancer Control Conference May 8-9, 2016 Hilton Toronto 145 Richmond Street West Toronto, Ontario M5H 2L24 Hilton Toronto Map data ©2016 Google Terms of Use The Canadian Centre for Applied Research…

  • 13 May

    ​I​ntegrative Health Institute (IHI)​ Inaugural Conference: Contemporary Insights for Optimizing Health

    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 ​…

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Transparent Public Pricing for Biosimilars: pCPA Releases First Principles for SEBs

April 25 2016

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

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