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November 14, 2019

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Nova Scotia Becomes First Province to Adopt Software to Assess and Report Breast Density

October 31, 2019

Information about breast density is an important part of breast cancer screening and ensuring early detection and treatment. That is why it will now...

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Notice: Prescription Drug List (PDL): Multiple Additions

October 10, 2019

Date: October 7, 2019 Our file number: 19-119291-196 The purpose of this Notice of Amendment is to notify about the additions of acalabrutinib,...

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  • 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 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

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Cancer Journey Stories

Demystifying Prostate Cancer and The New Normal – Harvey Slobod

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 he

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The Face of Prostate Cancer: Paul’s Story

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 a

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