Take the All.Can Cancer Patient Survey!

You CAN help to shape the future of cancer care! Take this short patient survey to help us gather insights on where gaps and waste occur, and how cancer care could be improved. Findings will inform policy discussions on improving cancer care for all. Please share your thoughts, to ensure the patient voice can be

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson proclaims June as National Cancer Survivors Month

For immediate release: OTTAWA, ON – On June 4th, 2018, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed National Cancer Survivors Month in recognition of over one million cancer survivors living in Canada today. This proclamation took place at City Hall in the presence of representatives of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network. The co-chairman of Prostate Cancer Canada

Click here to watch our most recent webinar! Car T-Cell Therapy

In this webinar: A novel cancer treatment that engineers our own immune cells to kill cancer. Dr. Jim Whitlock explains Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy, and the emerging challenges and concerns related to its use within the scope of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. The webinar was followed by an interactive question and answer session.

CCSN Submission to Senate on Bill C-45

On May 11th 2018, CCSN provided a submission to members of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology. The submission was a review of Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts (Cannabis Act). It provides CCSN’s perspectives about

Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) Patient Survey

If you have or had Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL), you can help by completing Lymphoma Canada’s survey. Lymphoma Canada is preparing a submission for the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR). The survey provides us with the patient input required for the submission. pCODR uses this information to help them make recommendations to Canadian

Share Your Experience: Take our Canadian Liver Cancer Patient & Caregiver Survey

Are you a patient, caregiver, or family member/friend affected by liver cancer & living in Canada?   Please take a moment to complete our Canadian liver cancer patient & caregiver survey. The purpose of this short survey is to help the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) better understand the issues that patients and non-patients face with primary

Ontario Election Campaign

The government of Ontario 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. Today, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network invited all candidates and their parties to

Cancer Survivors Invited for Survivors’ Lap at Relay for Life Ottawa

Relay For Life Ottawa is an inspirational, non-competitive, 12-hour overnight fundraising event that brings our community together to celebrate life and fight cancer. Relay’s festival-like atmosphere can be enjoyed regardless of age or fitness level. Join us on Friday night, June 15th at 7pm when teams complete laps, participate in fun activities, refuel with delicious food and remember and

Click here to watch our most recent webinar! Effective Advocacy Strategies

The slides for this webinar are available on our Slideshare account.  CCSN welcomed back Ryan Clarke of Advocacy Solutions for an in-depth webinar on best advocacy practices. Topics covered include types of advocacy, the essence and cornerstones of effectiveness and how to develop an impactful plan to get your message across. The webinar was followed by

Visit our new Breast Density Section!

26,000 Canadian women are diagnosed annually with breast cancer, but not all cancers are found early. Mammography has reduced mortality by 40%, but is limited in women with dense breasts. What can be done to find cancer earlier in these women? Thanks to CCSN’s new partner group Dense Breasts Canada, we’re proud to unveil a