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Webinar Information: The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is pleased to offer a webinar titled “My Journey Through Melanoma and My Hope For The Future”. This webinar will allow the survivor community an opportunity to learn more about melanoma, the current issues that melanoma patients face and also learn about the Save Your Skin Foundation. Presenter

Protecting Canadians from High Drug Prices

Canadian Health Minister Jane Philpott announced changes that will be made in order to protect Canadians from high prescription drug prices. In a statement released on May 16th, the Minister said that “Canadians are paying too much for prescription drugs, and the Government of Canada is committed to making drugs more affordable. Modernizing our approach

CCSN Launches New Website

OTTAWA, ON – To continue celebrating their fifth anniversary, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) recently announced the launch of their newly revamped website. The redesigned website offers quick and easy access to vital information for the cancer community. The website features three main highlighted sections titled Connect, Learn and Act. “We are very excited

Patients Respond to Federal Minister of Health Dr. Jane Philpott’s Remarks on Addressing the High Cost of Pharmaceuticals in Canada

Media Advisory Patients Respond to Federal Minister of Health Dr. Jane Philpott’s Remarks on Addressing the High Cost of Pharmaceuticals in Canada Louise Binder, a woman living with HIV and a long-standing health policy advocate, is available to respond to Dr. Jane Philpott’s upcoming announcement on addressing the high cost of pharmaceuticals. Representing Save Your

Nova Scotia Election Campaign

The government of Nova Scotia has an important role to play in making sure that everyone diagnosed with cancer has timely access to cancer care and essential medical services as well as access to emergency rooms and the treatment and medications they need. There are 106,000 people in Nova Scotia without a family doctor, and

CORD – Call for Applications

CORD is looking for passionate, creative, committed, qualified people to join our Board of Directors for the 2017-2019 term to help guide our organization meet the needs of the rare disease community. Please refer to the following link for the duties and expectations of a Director as well as frequently asked questions. Deadline to apply

Prostate Cancer Canada Conference: “Discover the Future”

For Release – May 1, 2017 Prostate Cancer Canada Conference: “Discover the Future” Ottawa Convention and Event Centre Prostate Cancer Canada Network Ottawa (PCCNO) is pleased to announce the speakers and program for its first ever conference to be held in Ottawa, September 15 – 16, 2017. The conference will highlight the remarkable advances in surgical,

Live in Ontario or Alberta?

Join CCSN’s All-Party Cancer Caucuses in these two provinces!  Are you interested in being part of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network’s All-Party Cancer Caucuses at the Ontario legislature in Toronto or the Alberta legislature in Edmonton? The objectives of the two All-Party Cancer Caucuses will be to: Bring together MPPs/MLAs from all parties, CCSN and

May is Melanoma Awareness Month

Approximately 6,800¹ Canadians will have been diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer in the year that has passed since it was last Melanoma Awareness Month. Many have lost their battle with this stealthy disease, and many remain to continue fighting the disease as long as they live. As metastatic skin cancer patients receive the benefit of