Thanks to all who attended our World Cancer Day Open House!
Click here to see photos from the event.
Click here to see photos from the event.
Social Media for Non-Profit Organizations!
Join a Hospital Patient & Family Advisory Council!
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Volunteer to give feedback on our new website design!
Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM EST – 2:00 PM EST
Tune in to hear CCSN’s Matt Handy speak about everything you need to know about running social media accounts for a non-profit organization!
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CCSN is in the exciting process of building a new website, and you can help us to make sure it’s the best it can be. That’s why we are asking for volunteers to provide feedback about the design for the new site. For example, do you like the design, the typeface, the size of the headings and text, the graphics? Is it easy or hard to find information?
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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.
Click ‘read more’ to find a Patient & Family Advisory Council near you!Read more
February 5 On February 4th, 2016, CCSN hosted its 3rd annual World Cancer Day Open House. Guests & CCSN staff enjoyed Tim Horton's coffee, Timbits, and other treats. CCSN President & CEO Jackie Manthorne made a short speech about what World Cancer… Read more of Thanks for making our World Cancer Day Open House a huge success!
February 4 CCSN is in the exciting process of building a new website, and you can help us to make sure it’s the best it can be. That’s why we are asking for volunteers to provide feedback about the design for the… Read more of Volunteer to Provide Feedback on CCSN's new website!
January 22 The Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Health today issued the following statement at the conclusion of their meeting on Jan. 20 and 21, 2016: “Today, we agreed to move ahead on shared health priorities, working collaboratively while respecting our… Read more of Statement of the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers of Health
January 22 VANCOUVER, January 22nd, 2016 - Canadian Cancer Survivor Network President and CEO Jackie Manthorne (right) and CCSN Health Policy Consultant Louise Binder (left) were in Vancouver for events taking place around Canada’s Health Ministers meeting. Cancer Patients See Promise in… Read more of Third report from the Health Ministers' meeting this week in Vancouver B.C.
January 22 Patient groups attending the Ministers’ meetings in Vancouver waited patiently outside the private media conference to learn that Health Ministers are going to begin talks toward a national prescription drug plan. They congratulated the Ontario Health Minister, the Honorable Dr.… Read more of Cancer Patient Groups Hopeful Prescription Drug Talks Will Eliminate Existing Drug Access Disparities Across Canada
January 21 VANCOUVER, January 21st, 2016 - Canadian Cancer Survivor Network President and CEO Jackie Manthorne (left) and CCSN Health Policy Consultant Louise Binder (right) are in Vancouver for events taking place around Canada’s Health Ministers meeting. Cancer Patient Groups Hopeful Prescription… Read more of Second report from the Health Ministers' meeting this week in Vancouver B.C.
Patient Derived Cancer Models: Present and Future Applications from Basic Science to the Clinic February 11-14, 2016 Hyatt Regency New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana Conference Co-Chairpersons Manuel Hidalgo, Centro Nacional deInvestigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO), Madrid, Spain Hans Clevers, Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht,…
Tenth AACR-JCA Joint Conference February 16-20, 2016 Hyatt Regency Maui Maui, Hawaii Conference Co-Chairpersons Frank McCormick, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California Tetsuo Noda, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan
From Willow Breast & Hereditary Cancer Support: SAVE THE DATE! We are pleased to announce our upcoming Volunteer Training Workshop taking place in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. This workshop is offered in collaboration with NWT Breast Health/Breast Cancer Action Group. WHEN:…
Friday, February 19, 9:30 a.m., Reggie's, 458 Queen St. E., Sault Ste. Marie For more information, please contact Margo Dale:705-254-2885
The February presentation will be held on Friday February 19th from 12-1pm EST. Janet S. de Moor, PhD, MPH Program Director, Healthcare Assessment Research Branch, Healthcare Delivery Research Program Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences National Cancer Institute/National Institutes…
Living with Cancer is an open and ongoing supportive group for people who are dealing with issues related to cancer including stress management, decision-making and “navigating” the cancer world. Led by Psychotherapist, Jennifer Turner, this group provides people with the…
Get involved at your local hospital by joining a Hospital Patient & Family Advisory Council. Click here to find one in your area!
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.
Health Canada is seeking feedback from stakeholders on its transparency initiatives for health products. Click here to learn more.
New Pilot Initiative: Increasing Opportunities for Clinician Input and Feedback in CADTH pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review Process
The University of Ottawa Relay For Life is recruiting cancer survivors! Click here to find out how you can get involved.
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!
Breast cancer survivors: take part in this research study on physical activity after treatment!
Volunteer with the Manitoba Prostate Cancer Support Group – Click here to learn more about how you can get involved.
Reposted with permission from the author, Arvind Mani. On January 20-21, 2016, the provincial Ministers of Health met in British Columbia to discuss health care priorities and were joined for their second… Read more of Feds Take a Seat at the pCPA Table