Ned: Innovative Technology for Prostate Cancer Patients

Originally broadcast July 5th, 2018 We welcomed Dr. Andrew Feifer for a presentation about Ned, an app designed specifically for prostate cancer patients, as well as a discussion about the incorporation of data driven smart technology in the survivorship of cancer patients. The webinar was followed by an interactive question & answer session. Ned was conceptualized and co-founded by our webinar presenter: Dr. Andrew Feifer,

Staying Mindfully Connected and Experiencing Intimacy after a Cancer Diagnosis

Originally broadcast June 28th, 2018 This webinar discusses key elements of how to stay connected, experiencing positive emotions and close relationships after a cancer diagnosis including side effects from treatment resulting in erectile dysfunction, reviewing evidence from neuroscience on data related to meditation and intimacy, and learning practical ways to live an authentic life connected with those you love. Please note that due to the

Car T-Cell Therapy

In this webinar: A novel cancer treatment that engineers our own immune cells to kill cancer. Dr. Jim Whitlock explains Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy, and the emerging challenges and concerns related to its use within the scope of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. The webinar was followed by an interactive question and answer session. The slide deck for this webinar is not available. Originally

Effective Advocacy Strategies

The slides for this webinar are available on our Slideshare account.  CCSN welcomed back Ryan Clarke of Advocacy Solutions for an in-depth webinar on best advocacy practices. Topics covered include types of advocacy, the essence and cornerstones of effectiveness and how to develop an impactful plan to get your message across. The webinar was followed by a brief question and answer session. Originally broadcast on May

Radical Remissions: What we can learn from remarkable cancer survivors about living

Broadcasted on Thursday, April 19th, 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET About the Webinar: Oncologist Dr. Rob Rutledge reviewed the book Radical Remissions: Surviving cancer against all odds by Kelly Turner, PhD, and the nine key attitudes and behaviours found in people who have undergone a spontaneous remission. Though not promising a cure, Dr. Rutledge shows there is much wisdom in adopting this proactive approach to

Improving Access to Innovative Cancer Therapies in Canada

The slides for this webinar are available on our Slideshare account.  Robin Markowitz and Elizabeth Lye from Lymphoma Canada discussed recent pCODR drug funding requests for innovative cancer therapies and how negative funding recommendations are affecting patient access to effective new treatments. The presentation was followed by an interactive question and answer session. Originally broadcast on April 5th, 2018. To read the white paper discussed in