Blog: NT, NU, YT and SK ink new deal with Feds

In the last couple of days, three territorial governments as well as one provincial government have signed separate, bilateral healthcare agreements with the federal government. The Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon and Saskatchewan join New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador as provinces/territories who have signed separate deals in the past month. The breakdowns for

Certainty takes on a whole new meaning when you are living with cancer

This story was originially posted on CUREToday.com and is being shared with the permission of the author.  Certainty takes on a whole new meaning when you are living with cancer When I was diagnosed with a rare leukemia eight years ago, I struggled with anxiety for about a year, despite a good prognosis. In fact, it was

Opdivo (Nivolumab) Survey

The purpose of this survey is to provide the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) with insights and perspectives about the use of Opdivo (nivolumab) for the treatment of patients with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck.   The results of our survey are to be submitted in our patient evidence study to the

Canadian Cancer Survivor Network Announces 2nd Annual Drug Pricing Policy Summit

For immediate release: OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN), along with the Save Your Skin Foundation and the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario, is happy to announce the date for the 2nd Annual Drug Pricing Policy Summit. The two-day event will be held in Toronto, Ontario on November 15th– 16th, 2017. The theme

Blog: NB, NS and Newfoundland & Labrador Sign Agreements

Before the holidays, we shared a blog titled “Federal andprovincial governments clash about healthcare funding.” Since then, certain parties have made significant moves which could ultimately affect all Canadians.   Since our original post, three of the four Atlantic provinces have signed separate, bilateral healthcare agreements with the federal government.   New Brunswick was the

Canadian Cancer Society?s Relay for Life

Hello  ‘Warrior Cancer Survivor’, It is once again time to get ready for the Canadian Cancer Society’s  Relay for Life 2017.  This year, Toronto’s Relay is set to happen on Friday June 16th, at Downsviw Park, and will run from 6 pm until 12 am. We are looking for anyone who has every heard the

Watch our most recent Webinar!

Webinar Information: At this webinar Oncologist Dr. Rob Rutledge outlines the essential mind-body techniques and attitudes which help people recover from a cancer diagnosis. Drawing on the mind-body connection is a powerful way to promote healing both physically and emotionally.  Presenter Information:  Dr. Rob Rutledge is a Radiation Oncologist in Halifax, Nova Scotia, specializing in breast, prostate

Formal Report on Drug Pricing Policy in Canada Summit

On November 15 and 16 of 2016, Drug Pricing Policy in Canada: Mobilizing Patients to Action (the Summit) was held in Toronto. The event stemmed from the collaborative efforts of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, the Save Your Skin Foundation and the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario, with the contributions of several volunteers, panellists and other