Return to work made easier for cancer survivors

Website brings together resources for cancer survivors, healthcare providers, and employers to support staying and returning to work    Returning to work after any illness can be a challenge. For cancer survivors, the return to work (RTW) can be especially difficult due to the effects of cancer and its treatment.  Employers may lack understanding of

MPP Lisa MacLeod’s Private Member?s Motion on a Compassionate & Catastrophic Care Program

Lisa MacLeod, MPP (Nepean-Carleton) brought forward a Private Members’ Motion on October 20th, to address the funding gap for patients in exceptional circumstances through the consideration of a compassionate catastrophic care fund. She tabled the motion regarding a Catastrophic and Compassionate Care fund on October 20, 2016, followed by a media conference in the media studio at

Does your Province Have a Cancer Problem? Two-Tiered Systems In Need of Immediate Treatment

CanCertainty calling on our Provincial Health Ministers to listen to a growing number of cancer patients, caregivers, families, and healthcare professionals who want to see every province treat oral (and injectable) cancer drugs on par with those given in hospitals intravenously. Cancer is Cancer — and all cancer treatments should be funded and managed equally

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Campaign

Earlier this month, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada launched a public action campaign around patient choice. While they celebrate the introduction of biosimilars as a treatment choice for people living with Crohn’s or colitis, they also want to ensure that the medication decisions remain between the doctor and his/her patient. As you may know, some provincial

CCSN Webinar – Q&A with Expert About Blood Clots & Cancer

Webinar Information: People living with cancer need to know the signs and symptoms of blood clots, also known as venous thrombosis. Blood clots are a common problem for people living with cancer and blood clots can be fatal. Learn from an expert about your risk, the signs and symptoms and what to do if they

Low awareness of the seriousness of thrombosis drives the need for more education in Canada

TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2016 /CNW/ – World Thrombosis Day (WTD) is an annual event led by the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) that is recognized around the world every October 13th. Its aim is to bring global attention to the largely overlooked and misunderstood condition of thrombosis, with the ultimate goal of reducing death and disability

CCSN Webinar – What patients should know about PMPRB and why it matters to access

Watch the webinar on YouTube: View the slides on Slideshare: What Patients Should Know About PMPRB and Why it Matters to Access from Canadian Cancer Survivor Network   Links discussed during presentation:Discussion Paper on Guidelines Modernization PMPRB Annual Report 2015   Webinar Information: In this webinar, Louise Binder & co-host Bill Dempster of 3Sixty Public