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Our January Newsletter is Here!

January 21, 2021

The January 2021 edition of our Newsletter is now available, with upcoming events, latest news and much more! Click here to view! Subscribe here for...

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Should Cancer Patients and Survivors Get the Covid-19 Vaccine?

January 19, 2021

With the Covid-19 vaccine rollout in full swing across provinces, many have advocated for prioritizing cancer patients and other immunocompromised...

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Calling All Lung Cancer Survivors – Your Input is Needed for a New CCSN Research Study

January 13, 2021

CCSN is conducting a new research study to understand the meaningful results of lung cancer clinical studies from the point of view of survivors of...

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CADTH 2020 Symposium Features CCSN’s COVID-19 and the Disruption of Cancer Care in Canada

January 10, 2021

On November 23rd, 2020, CADTH featured an on-demand session on CCSN’s COVID-19 and the Disruption of Cancer Care in Canada. Watch the video:...

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January 7, 2021

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, a great time to talk about how human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines can help prevent cancer. This type of...

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Ocular Melanoma: Read About this Rare Form of Eye Cancer

January 6, 2021

Ocular melanoma is an extremely rare form of cancer that affects the eye with an incidence of 5 per million adults. Although rare, it is the most...

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The Prevalence of Cancer & Risk Factors Among Canadians 65+

January 5, 2021

Canada’s population is aging, and the aging process can bring about many challenges. One of these is the impact of chronic diseases such as...

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Upcoming Events

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  • PMPRB Call For Submission

    You have been invited by The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) to comment on two proposed consequential amendments to the new PMPRB Guidelines resulting from the decision to delay the coming-into-force date of the Regulations Amending the Patented Medicines Regulations (“Regulations”) a further six months, from January 1, 2021 to July 1, 2021.


  • Your Input is Needed to Design the World’s Best Rare Drug Program

    The Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders needs your input to design the world’s best Rare Drug Program directed to assure patients have access to today’s and tomorrow’s therapies. (more…)

    Participate Now

  • Cancer Survivors Needed For a New Online Study!

    An online study that looks at how treatments for cancer effect survivor's quality of life and gastrointestinal health after treatment completion is being conducted and your input is critical!

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  • Are You a Patient, Survivor or Caregiver Affected by Childhood Cancer? Your Voice Matters!

    If you are a patient, survivor, caregiver or clinician affected by childhood cancer, your input is critical! Please complete a short survey to have YOUR ideas represented within a new, national childhood cancer research agenda.
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Cancer Journey Stories

Second Wind: Thriving After Lung Cancer – Dann Wonser

I have got to be the luckiest guy alive – because I am still alive. It started when I broke my ribs. That “lucky break” led to an X-Ray, which is how the spot on my lungs was discovered. If I had not gotten tested until I had symptoms, it might well have been too late for me. It was already Stage III, and back

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Surviving and Thriving – Suzanne Doré

The journey to my diagnosis with advanced stage bowel cancer was an unusual one. Six months prior to my diagnosis, our world had fallen apart. Our son Sam, who was 13 at the time, was diagnosed with advanced stage nasopharyngeal carcinoma. This type of cancer is very rare in the west for adults, let alone children. It grows in the nasopharynx, a cavity behind your

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