Chasing Hope MBC is working to overcome obstacles for funding Ibrance for Metastatic Breast Cancer. You can help today by signing their petition! Ibrance (Palbociclib) is a treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer made by the Pfizer drug company. It’s the first drug of its kind and the first drug in 10 years that has been introduced to fight MBC. This targeted treatment is designed for ER+
This project focuses on fertility decision-making among young male cancer patients. St. Michael’s is looking to recruit young men who have been diagnosed with cancer to participate in a 30-40 minute telephone interview. The study aims to improve our understanding of decision-making by men at risk of infertility related to cancer treatment. The results will be used to help inform the content in a fertility decision
Access to prescription medicines and therapies affects all Canadians due to the barriers of cost and availability in the healthcare system. Too often, we find patients choosing whether to pay for their prescription medicines or basic necessities such as food. In some cases, patients die or their quality of life significantly deteriorates waiting for their drugs to be approved by multiple drug approval agencies. “Canada
The Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare is inviting Canadians to share their ideas and views about national pharmacare. As part of the National Pharmacare Online Consultation, there is a new questionnaire available that is open to all Canadians to share their thoughts on national pharmacare. The input gathered will help inform the Council’s advice to the Government on how to best implement
NATIONAL PHARMACARE WEBINAR DEBATES Presented by the Canadian Association for Rare Disorders (CORD) The biggest changes in over 30 years to drug regulations and drug plans in Canada will be implemented over the next year. Will your access to prescription drugs get better … or worse? Will the Ontario Conservative government’s rollback on OHIP+ (excluding kids with private drug coverage) affect a proposed National Pharmacare program? It’s
We are surveying all Canadians to understand what cancer survivorship means to them, and we are asking you to complete the survey so we understand what it means to you. Click here to take the survey. We ask that you complete the survey by Friday, July 27th. We will use these findings to raise awareness and to inform conversations with government and other healthcare organizations.