National Cancer Survivors Day 2016:
Host your own Pause for the Cause Coffee Party!
Host your own Pause for the Cause Coffee Party!
Recording & slides now available!
Join a Hospital Patient & Family Advisory Council!
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Support Canada's 1 million cancer survivors!
June has been proclaimed National Cancer Survivors Month in Ottawa by Mayor Jim Watson
Pause for the Cause Coffee Parties help support Canada’s 1 million cancer survivors. We work together to connect, learn and act to raise public awareness, work on survivorship issues, and to grow and strengthen the survivor voice in health policy decisions.
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In this webinar:
● Background to the role of private drug insurance plans in Canada
● Impact on access of recent developments in private insurance plan programs
● Future directions of private insurance in Canada
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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
June 21 Many family physicians don’t believe lung cancer screening can reduce deaths from these tumors, and some of them don’t offer tests even to longtime smokers, a U.S. survey suggests. Nearly all family doctors agree that early cancer detection is more… Read more of Family doctors don’t always give smokers lung cancer tests
June 21 Hey guys, you may want to think twice before you reach for that bottle of beer, the hamburger and French fries and an after-dinner smoke. It’s not only bad for your health, but also your wallet. Smoking, drinking and being… Read more of Smoking, drinking could cost an unhealthy guy more than $8.6 million over lifetime: study
June 21 Deborah Maskens was told she had a year to live when she was first diagnosed with stage four kidney cancer in 1996. Twenty years later, the Guelph native is still very much alive and taking her fight for better chemotherapy… Read more of Cancer survivors fight again, for fairness
June 16 Watch the webinar on YouTube: View the slides on Slideshare: Private Insurance Plans - Do they have a future in Canada? from Canadian Cancer Survivor Network Webinar Information On Thursday, June 16 CCSN held a webinar titled: “Private Insurance Plans:… Read more of CCSN Webinar - Private Insurance Plans - Do they have a future in Canada?
June 15 Cancer Care Ontario is calling on the province to take urgent action to help a number of chronic health problems among aboriginal communities. The organization says rates of disease are higher among First Nations, Inuit and Métis populations than their… Read more of Chronic disease more prevalent among aboriginals: Cancer Care Ontario
June 13 Premier Brian Pallister prefaced his announcement of more funds for drugs for cancer patients in Manitoba on Monday with an emotional memory. “I will always remember the most difficult phone call that I ever received and that’s when my dad… Read more of Tories expand cancer drug coverage
Yoga on the Beach Rainbow Haven Beach, Cow Bay, NS 19 Jun 2016 From June 19 to August 28 Join us for Yoga on the Beach in support of Ovarian Cancer Canada. Enjoy an ocean side yoga class taught by…
CLL/SLL Patient Survey for Lymphoma Canada If you have CLL or SLL and have been treated with venetoclax you can help by completing our survey. Lymphoma Canada is preparing a submission for the panCanadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR) for: Venetoclax…
This webinar will explain the difference between the terms alternative, complementary and integrative medicine. It will also explore the benefits of how an integrative approach can help improve a patient's quality of life. WHEN Monday, June 27, 2016 • 10:30…
The Town of Cochrane and Cochrane and Area Event Society present Canada Day at Mitford Park! Citizenship Ceremony, Live music, children's activities, food trucks! PROSTAID Calgary will bring our prostate cancer awareness message to Cochrane via the Dark Side Racing…
July 3 Join us at the Grey Eagle Casino for our signature event of the 2016 car show season – PROSTAID Calgary’s Fun in the 50’s Festival. Please see the attached Festival_Brochure.pdf for complete information. Fun in the 50’s Festival…
Painting with Gloria Workshop at AFC: Program Description: Join artist Gloria Michaels as she demonstrates how to paint an adorable kitty portrait. Date: July 4, 2016 Time: 10:30 am to 2:00 pm. Location: AFC Place, 1884 Davenport Road, Unit 1…
Are you living with or survived prostate cancer? Please take part in this documentary
Have you been in a relationship with a partner who suffered from cancer as a child? Please help researchers learn more about life after cancer
Please participate in this survey on palliative and end-of-life care
Protect people from discrimination on generic testing by contacting your local MP
Help us understand current knowledge about biosimilars by taking this survey
Provide your ideas and thoughts on cancer survivorship in Canada Survey on cancer survivorship research
Help us understand what you know about pCPA by taking this survey
CCSN is looking for volunteer treasurer! Click here to apply
Fill out this Canadian Cancer Action Network survey and help inform, shape and further define key priorities impacting Canadians
Have you participated in a clinical trial in Canada? Take this survey!
Get involved at your local hospital by joining a Hospital Patient & Family Advisory Council. Click here to find one in your area!
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.
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