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- Jan26Young Adults Living With Cancer: Virtual Q&A on Intimacy
The West Island Cancer Wellness Centre invites all young adults living with cancer to a Virtual Q&A Session on Intimacy. When: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Time: 2pm-3pm via zoomView Event
- Jan28COVID-19 Vaccine: What the Cancer Patient Needs to know
Join this FREE webinar presented by Debbie’s Dream Foundation about what cancer patients need to know about the Covid-19 vaccine. When: Thursday, January 28, 2021 Time: 5pm ESTView Event
- 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…)
- 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!
- 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.
Cancer Journey Stories
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 backRead More
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 yourRead More