Budget 2017 through the eyes of patients

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Making Canada Better, Innovative Medicines Canada Event Report

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CCSN Legislative Reception

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  • 23 April

    National Volunteer Week

    National Volunteer Week (NVW) is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. Join Volunteer Canada and Investors Group April 23-29, 2017 to recognize the contributions of volunteers in our communities. Click here to read more.

  • 26 April

    Halifax Lung Cancer Patient Summit

    Regional Lung Cancer Patient Summit and Legislative Reception The Lung Cancer Patient Summit (LCPS) - Halifax is a patient conference and MLA cocktail reception held at the Delta Halifax – Baronet Room in downtown Halifax, 3:00 pm ­ 8:00 pm…

  • 26 April

    CCSN Fifth Anniversary Dinner Gala

    The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) is excited to announce that we will be hosting a Fifth Anniversary Dinner Gala in Ottawa, Ontario on April 26th, 2017. Taking place at the Centurion Conference & Events Centre, the celebration will include…

  • 29 April

    7th Annual FREE Stomach Cancer Education Symposium and Webinar

    Debbie's Dream Foundation is hosting its 7th Stomach Cancer Education Symposium for in person attendees and via live webcast. All patients, families, caregivers, the general public, and health care professionals are invited to attend for FREE. Pre-registration is required. Time:…

  • 29 April

    Dream Makers Gala

    Debbie's Dream Foundation is celebrating the 8th anniversary of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer at our 8th Annual Gala. The event will start with a cocktail hour and an amazing silent auction, followed by dinner, awards, live auction, dancing,…

  • 3 May

    32nd Annual CAPO Conference

    The Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) in partnership with the British Columbia Cancer Agency is pleased to the 32nd Annual CAPO Conference which is being held in Vancouver, British Columbia from May 3-5, 2017. The conference theme is “Leadership,…

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2017 Call for Nominations: CADTH Board of Directors and Advisory and Expert Committees

Join an Ontario Patient and Public Advisory group here

Living with ovarian cancer? Please complete this survey here

Complete the Young Men Who Have Had Cancer National Study here

Call for lung cancer survivors to help with research here

CCSN is looking for volunteer assistant treasurer! Click here to apply

Join the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network’s Citizens’ Panel!

Are you a female between the ages on 30-56 with a BRCA gene mutation? Click here to learn about this research study!

Get involved at your local hospital by joining a Hospital Patient & Family Advisory Council. Click here to find one in your area!

Would you like to be nominated to sit on cancer and other healthcare boards? Volunteer for CCSN’s A Seat at the Table!

Complete a study on Barriers to Physical Activity Participation in Gynecological Cancer Surivors here

Have you participated in a clinical trial in Canada? Take this survey!

New Pilot Initiative: Increasing Opportunities for Clinician Input and Feedback in CADTH pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review Process

Prostate Cancer Quality of Life Survey

From our blog

PEI Becomes Latest Province to Sign New Healthcare Agreement

February 7 2017

Last week, Prince Edward Island agreed to a new healthcare accord with the federal government, securing an additional $45.1 million over the next ten years. British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario… Read more of PEI Becomes Latest Province to Sign New Healthcare Agreement

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