- Dec082019 Children’s Healthcare Canada Annual Conference
Connecting Health Systems for Kids December 8-10, 2019 | Ottawa, Ontario | The Westin Inspired by our new strategy, the vision for Conference 2019 is centered on how we enable innovative, agile and more connected health systems for children and youth. Children’s healthcare is defined by connections – whether across care settings, between providers, with families, through digital interfaces, across ministries, or beyond. Delegates will hearView Event
- Apr06International Symposium On Malignant Mesothelioma
About the Conference The Meso Foundation’s International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma is a unique event that brings together the entire mesothelioma community. For the duration of the two-day conference, we invite patients, their families, caregivers, and the bereaved community, to learn about the latest in treatment options, speak face-to-face with top mesothelioma experts, and find community and support with others walking in their shoes. Hyatt Regency SanView Event
- 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!
A national research team is being formed in response to a call for proposals in Cancer Survivorship from the Canadian Cancer Society and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). 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