Amgen Canada is proud to share an online video series they have developed on biosimilars. The videos were released today in the digital version of The Globe & Mail. For the past several months, Amgen has worked with The Globe & Mail to create these online videos that cover the key issues on biosimilars.
To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to our organization's involvement in the battle against breast cancer, we have launched a dedicated breast cancer Twitter which we invite you to follow: @BestBreastNews . If you have breast news, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will both post it on this website and tweet it!
The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is deeply concerned that men and women living in Alberta who have advanced prostate and breast cancer that has spread to their bones do not have public access to treatments that can reduce the risk of serious bone complications. Men and women whose cancer has spread, or metastasised, to
The approximately 3,500 patients who relied on results of CT scans and mammograms conducted by Trillium Health now called into question have every right to be both worried and outraged. Canadians trust that mammography and CT scans will help them learn whether they are in good health or whether an abnormal scan requires further investigation,
The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is deeply concerned that women living in Ontario who have breast cancer that has spread to their bones do not have public access to all bone-targeted treatments that can reduce the risk of serious bone complications. Older treatments, which may not be suitable for all patients, are currently the only
Within British Columbia, the newest bone-targeting agent was recently listed on its formulary for men and women with advanced prostate and breast cancer that has spread to their bones, who are considered palliative. While the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network thinks that this is good news for these patients and a positive step forward, other men
The Canadian Meso blog and social media sites are officially up and running! This Canadian Cancer Survivor Network project has a goal of raising awareness about asbestos and asbestos-related diseases like asbestosis, mesothelioma, and lung cancer in Canada while supporting efforts to ban asbestos trade and use around the world. Learn more and join the
In a moving ceremony in his chambers at City Hall, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson declared June 3, 2013 as National Cancer Survivor Day. With him were representatives of two cancer organizations – Elaine Dean, a member of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network’s Board of Directors and Jackie Manthorne, President and CEO of the Network, and
On Sunday, June 2, 2013 CCSN celebrated National Cancer Survivor Day in three cities across Canada when prostate and breast cancer survivors came together in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver to shine a light on the importance of bone health in advanced cancer, and to encourage other survivors to talk to their physicians about protecting their
The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network conducted a survey in April 2013 the discover the impact that being involved in volunteer advocacy and/or the development of public policy has on cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and family members. 51 people completed the survey. Findings were that patient advocacy generally has a positive impact on the self-image of