Cannabis And Its Role In Cancer Care

Educating both doctors and cancer patients about the benefits of cannabis for cancer treatment means the difference between suffering and ease. There is nothing easy about cancer. From the moment of diagnosis and all the way through treatment, it’s a battle. Innovative new therapies are being developed every year to improve our chances of winning

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network reacts to 2017 cancer statistics

Ottawa, ON – While the latest cancer statistics are shocking, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network calls on Canadians and the media to take a restrained and balanced view of them. It is disquieting to think that a loved one or friend or indeed we ourselves may be diagnosed with cancer, given that nearly one in

The MATCH Study: Now Recruiting!

CKN is pleased to have partnered with Dr. Linda Carlson and her research team at the University of Calgary and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, in a ground-breaking new study measuring the effects of Mindfulness Meditation and Tai Chi/Qigong on quality of life for cancer survivors. The MATCH Study is being offered both in Calgary

Watch our recent webinar: Unpacking the OHIP+ pharmacare plan for kids & youth in Ontario

Webinar Information:  The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is pleased to offer a special webinar titled “Unpacking the OHIP+ pharmacare plan for kids & youth in Ontario: a live webinar from CORD’s Roadmap to Optimal Access Conference”. This webinar was a live broadcast from the Canadian Organization for Rare Diseases (CORD’s) Roadmap to Optimal Access event

We’re Having An Auction!

On Thursday, June 1st, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network launched our 5th Anniversary online auction! Thanks to some amazing sponsors, the overall value of the items is over $6,000. These items include gift certificates, VIA Rail travel voucher and signed NHL swag! In order to bid, you must create an GoBid account. Create Your Account Now!

Take 10 seconds. Act now.

Canadian lung cancer patients don’t  have time to wait for funding of Health Canada approved medications. Give them a voice and send a letter to your elected official today to ensure your  province funds these medications.

Patient Scholarships

Are you a patient or caregiver who is passionate about helping shape health care in Canada? As part of our commitment to amplifying the patient voice, we are pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to patients, caregivers, and family members to attend the 2017 Infoway Partnership Conference in Calgary on November 14-15, 2017.

Register for a live webinar broadcast from CORD’s Roadmap to Optimal Access event

Webinar Information:  The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is pleased to offer a special webinar titled “Unpacking the OHIP+ pharmacare plan for kids & youth in Ontario: a live webinar from CORD’s Roadmap to Optimal Access Conference”. This webinar will be a live broadcast from the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD’s) Roadmap to Optimal Access

Public Funding of Approved Lung Cancer Treatments Needed Now

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network and Lung Cancer Canada are calling on government and industry to help accelerate negotiations OTTAWA, ON (June 7, 2017) – On behalf of patients living with lung cancer and their loved ones, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) and Lung Cancer Canada (LCC) are calling on government and industry to

CCSN Celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day

OTTAWA, ON – On June 4th, Canadians across the country will join together in order to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day. A celebration targeted towards people who have survived a cancer diagnosis, the day will also provide hope for those recently diagnosed as well as show support for the friends, family members and caregivers who