New cervical cancer portal provides essential information for Canadian women

Ottawa, December 10, 2015: The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is pleased to announce the launch of its newest website portal on cervical cancer at http://survivornet.ca/en/cancer_basics/cervical_cancer_portal . Approximately 1,050 Canadian women are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually, and this number increases every year.  For those dealing with this type of cancer, the journey from diagnosis to treatment and management of the disease is rarely a road

Help support cancer survivors this holiday season!

Cancer patients and survivors 360: not just fighting the disease, but also the financial, emotional, spiritual, social and work life during and after cancer.  There are one million cancer survivors in Canada – so there is an “after cancer” life for so many. How will we live that life? Lifelong medications are expensive, fear of recurrence is pervasive, economic impact can be long-lasting – what

Webinar – New Directions in Drug Approval in Canada

Webinar InformationThis webinar was titled: New Directions in Drug Approval in Canada. The webinar was hosted by 3Sixty Public Affairs’ Bill Dempster. It examined how new treatments are reviewed and approved for sale in this country, with a particular emphasis on Health Canada’s regulatory modernization initiative. It was also an opportunity to discuss patient involvement in Health Canada reviews as well as the special access program.  YouTube

Webinar – The Cancer Medication Geographical Roulette in Canada

Watch the webinar here: View the slides here: The Cancer Medication Geographical Roulette in Canada from Canadian Cancer Survivor Network Webinar Information This webinar was titled: The cancer medication geographical roulette in Canada. It focused on disparities in provincial reimbursement for cancer medications, and what patients can do about it. The webinar was hosted by 3Sixty Public Affairs’ Gerry Jeffcott.  The webinar examined the different ways that cancer

Webinar – Challenges and Innovation in Canadian Access to Treatments and Innovation

Watch this webinar on YouTube: View the slides on SlideShare: Challenges and Innovation in Canadian Access to Treatments and Innovation from Canadian Cancer Survivor Network This webinar was hosted by the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network in association with the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD) live from the Expert Patient Advocates & 21st Century Therapies Forum in Toronto for an interactive panel discussion on Challenges and Innovation in Canadian Access to Treatments and Innovation.   

Giving Tuesday is December 1st!

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network was created by a group of local Canadians who all had one thing in common: their concern about cancer. Our mission as an organization is to ultimately provide our community, especially cancer patients and survivors, with the crucial tools and support they need to carry on with their journey through life. This Giving Tuesday… the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network will take