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  • 19 June

    NS - Yoga on the Beach

    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…

  • 22 June

    CAN - CLL/SLL Patient Survey for Lymphoma Canada

    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…

  • 27 June

    WEBINAR - Integrative Oncology for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    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…

  • 1 July

    AB - Cochrane Canada Day Celebration

    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…

  • 3 July

    AB - PROSTAID Calgary’s Fun in the 50’s Festival

    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…

  • 4 July

    ON - Art Workshop for People Living with Cancer - Cute Kitty

    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…

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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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