National Non-Smoking Week

This week (January 15-21 2018) is National Non-Smoking Week in Canada.   Weedless Wednesday (recognized on the Wednesday of National Non-Smoking Week) is a day when smokers are urged to butt out with the intention of kick-starting the process of quitting smoking. Focusing media and public attention on the benefits of cessation and the community

Register Now for our Free January Webinars!

CCSN’s Free Webinar Series is back for 2018! We’re pleased to offer two free webinars for the month of January. Please see below for details and registration links. Federal pharmaceutical pricing reform: What do patients think? Register here! Join Bill Dempster & guests Louise Binder & Martine Elias as they discuss the updates to the federal

Join us on Friday, February 2nd for our annual World Cancer Day Open House!

CCSN World Cancer Day Open House You are invited! Come on out to our annual Canadian Cancer Survivor Network Open House for recognition and awareness of World Cancer Day. Drop by CCSN’s office from 3pm – 5pm on Friday, February 2nd 2018 at 1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 210. Escape the winter doldrums! Drop in for

Death Associated with an IV Compounding Error and Management of Care in a Naturopathic Centre

Patients with a diagnosis of cancer may choose to use complementary and alternative medicine, such as naturopathy, to support conventional medical therapies (e.g., surgery, chemotherapy). The complementary and alternative medicine treatment plan is usually prescribed by a naturopathic doctor and carried out in a complementary care centre (CCC). As part of an ongoing collaboration with

Drug Pricing Policy Summit 2017 – Full Report & Presentations Now Available

On November 15 & 16, 2017, the 2nd annual Drug Pricing Policy Summit  “Drug Pricing Policy in Canada: Measuring Progress and Making Our Mark” was held in Toronto, Ontario. The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, Schizophrenia Society of Ontario, and Save Your Skin Foundation were joined by a number of patient groups, volunteers, panelists and other collaborators.