In November 2018, the Ontario government announced its intention to change the definition of disability in the Ontario Disability Support Program...Read More
- Aug29IASLC Presents: Women and Lung Cancer
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer is hosting a webinar on the topic of Women and Lung Cancer: Screening, Treatment, and Beyond. This webinar will be taking place on Thursday, August 29th at 1:00pm. This hour-long program will discuss the global impact of lung cancer on women and the changing landscape. It will also focus on recent research findings, as well as futureView Event
- Sep01Prostate Cancer Canada’s Wake Up Call Breakfast
Wake Up Call Breakfast is a unique opportunity to support the 1 in 7 Canadian men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. It brings together business leaders in an event tailor-made for them, to raise awareness and funds for the most common cancer affecting Canadian men. Join them – as a guest, corporate sponsor, or table host – for an unforgettableView Event
- Sep12YACC’s Retreat Yourself Adventure
Young Adult Cancer Canada is hosting another Retreat Yourself Adventure! Retreat Yourself Adventure gives young adult cancer survivors and supporters a chance to tackle survivorship issues while ziplining and hiking in Newfoundland on a 4-day Adventure that will push limits and challenge participants both physically and mentally. Read the eligibility criteria and register here.View Event
- This study is examining physical activity and psychological well-being in cancer survivors
If you are over the age of 25 and have finished your cancer treatment within the past 6-12 months, you are eligible to complete this survey. This research will be looking at the level of physical activity in cancer survivors, and their overall psychological well-being. Click the button below to complete the survey!Participate Now
- Help the WHO test and improve the MedSafe app!
The MedSafe app, an initiative of the World Health Organization, seeks to educate patients and the general public through the 5 key moments where your action can reduce the risk of medication-related harm. The app is free and could be very helpful to patients. In order to help, simply download the app from the App Store or Google Play Store, and leave a review once you've used it.
- Share your feedback for the development of new clinical trials regulations
Health Canada is seeking feedback on what they should consider in developing new clinical trials regulations as well as implementing the pathway for Advanced Therapeutic Products. They want to hear from patients & consumers, academics, industry, NGOs, and any other interested parties. Send an email to hc.hpfb.engagement-
mobilisation.dgpsa.sc@canada. ca to request the consultation questions by email before August 30th, 2019!
- Take part in research to advance the science of cancer survivorship!
If you are a cancer survivor who was diagnosed with lymphoma, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, or head and neck cancer within the last 5 years, you are eligible to participate in this research initiative. Cancer survivors provide a unique perspective, which can help inform this committee of recommendations for cancer rehabilitation.Participate Now
Cancer Journey Stories
Since his early 50’s, Harvey Slobod always ensured he didn’t miss a yearly health checkup, which included a digital exam. It proved a little bit uncomfortable, however, it was necessary to check the health of the prostate. After his August 2017 exam in his 72nd year, his GP suggested follow-up with a Urologist, as something didn’t feel right. The Urologist confirmed his fears when heRead More
Paul Mayotte was much like most men his age, healthy, happy and ready to embrace retirement. He began the yearly check-ups with his doctor when he turned 50 and also began the PSA test (Prostate-Specific Antigen) to establish a baseline for potential prostate problems. When Mayotte turned 60 things began to change with his PSA levels and he was referred to a urologist. After aRead More