Past Webinars

Missed our last webinar on September 23, 2021 about The Emotional Impact of Cancer with Dr. Lori McFarlane? Watch it here!

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Healthy Communication & Cancer – Webinar

October 15, 2021

Healthy communication can be a lofty goal at the best of times- and even more so while living with cancer and its stresses. This workshop aims to...

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Conference Registration is Now Open

October 8, 2021

Registration for the CanVECTOR – Thrombosis Canada Annual Conference is now open. The conference is taking place on Nov 5-6 and is being offered...

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CCSN’s Pan-Canadian Virtual Action Weeks on Cancer and COVID-19

October 7, 2021

CCSN has continued its work to raise awareness about COVID-19 disruption of cancer care in Canada by sharing the results of our third Leger survey on...

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What Canadians Should Know About the Canadian National Breast Screening Studies

October 1, 2021

Update Oct. 8, 2021: To view this and all other webinars on demand visit our Webinars page   The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is pleased to...

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The Emotional Impact of Cancer

September 16, 2021

Update Sept. 21, 2021: To view this and all other webinars on demand visit our Webinars page.   The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network was pleased...

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Your CCSN August Newsletter is Here

September 3, 2021

The August 2021 edition of our Newsletter is now available. This issue includes: Cancer Still Waiting: Results of 3rd COVID-19 and Cancer survey...

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CCSN asks questions of parties and candidates during the 2021 Federal Election

August 31, 2021

Update Sept. 21, 2021: To view the official responses we received from Federal Candidates visit the 2021 Federal Election Campaign page.   During...

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Upcoming Events

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  • Oct28
    2021 Virtual Workshop Series: An Introduction to Health Technology Assessment and Health Technology Management

    Audience: Of interest to anyone new to Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and Health Technology Management (HTM), including patients, students, policy-makers, health care professionals, and anyone attending the CADTH Symposium for the first time. Level: Introductory What you’ll learn: Participants will leave with an understanding of HTA and HTM, where they fit in the Canadian health care system, how they relate to other programs in the

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  • Oct28
    Uveal Melanoma Webinar

    UVEAL MELANOMA WEBINAR Practical tools to help patients across Canada advocate for themselves and empower them throughout their journey’ Join us on October 28th, 2021, for our FREE Webinar “Uveal Melanoma Updates”. Hear from Dr. Ezekiel Weis, Ophthalmologist and Surgeon, presenting ‘practical tools that can help patients across Canada advocate for themselves and empower them throughout their journey’. Hear from a patient to learn about

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  • Oct30
    Wisdom and Love in Action Zoominar Series

    We are delighted to share with you our brand new Healing and Cancer Six Part Series – Wisdom and Love In Action Zoominar which is led by Dr. Rob Rutledge

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  • Nov01
    Webinar: Learnings and Unresolved Issues

    Every Patient Counts: No one Left Behind As Canada moves to implement our first National Rare Disease Drug Strategy, we can draw upon our experiences with ad hoc and deliberate access solutions for rare and other innovative therapies. But, with some 100 public prescription drug plans and over 100,000 private plans, most of these bespoke initiatives have not engendered blueprints or templates for successive emerging

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  • EUPROMS 2.0 survey

    The EUPROMS 2.0 survey is open as of October 25, 2021. Follow the link to complete the survey: https://euproms.ydeal.dev/   Participate Now

  • Survivor of Childhood Cancer Survey

    A group of researchers from the University of Calgary, who study psychological and social outcomes for youth who have been diagnosed with pediatric cancer and their families (Care4Kids: https://www.care4kids.ca/), have recently launched a project focused on better understanding how follow-up care for survivors of childhood cancer can be improved. To learn more read the abstract below. (more…)

  • RECRUITMENT FOR A RESEARCH STUDY: Managing Your Caregiver Worries

    Do you worry about your loved one’s cancer coming back? Do you worry weeks before your loved one’s follow-up appointments? Do your worries about your loved one’s cancer coming back cause you distress or affect your daily life? If so, a brief online group study is being offered to address these worries. (more…)

  • Symptom Tracking & Management to Improve Cancer Care

    e-IMPAQc is inviting primary support persons (caregivers) to individuals diagnosed with cancer to an online focus group or one-on-one interview for a research study and would like to hear from a large and diverse group.

    We invite you to share your needs and challenges as the primary support person to a family member or friend diagnosed with cancer by participating in two 90-minute online focus groups and one 120-minute online focus group with the research team of Sylvie Lambert of McGill University. Your feedback and suggestions will help the e-IMPAQc team develop a mobile application to provide cancer caregivers with educational materials and resources specific to your needs. Participants receive $35 pr workshop as a thank you for their contribution. For more information contact the team at e-impaqc_postt@mcgill.ca and visit https://e-impaqc.com/en/
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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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