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- An Update from Clinical Trials Ontario
- Where Do Canada’s MP Candidates Stand on Cancer Issues?
- Patient Group Engagement in Public Policy: the Convergence of Experience, Influence and Opportunity
- Register now for the fourth annual summit A Dose of Reality: Patients Redefining the Future of Health Care in Canada
- Nov14WEBINAR: What is New for the Prostate Cancer Patient with Non-Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer
In this webinar we will cover basics of advanced prostate cancer, what it means to have non-metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer, the new treatment options now available for this disease space, and the prognosis for patients in this state of disease. Presented by Dr. Robert Hamilton, urologic oncologist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery (Urology) at the UniversityView Event
- Nov15Symposium – Sexual Well-Being & Cancer
Understanding the needs, resources, and challenges in cancer and sexuality in Quebec in order to make specific recommendations. The goal of this symposium is to better understand the needs and resources available (or not) for cancer and sexuality, and to make concrete recommendations to better support people affected by cancer. Cancer patients and their loved ones often face problems that affect their sexuality in manyView 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