Join BioCanRx, Canada’s Immunotherapy Network, for a virtual talk on Monday, Feb 22, 2021 at 1:30pm EST. This virtual talk aims to discuss how biovesicles, tiny synthetic or biological particles that can be used for disease diagnosis or therapeutic delivery, can be used for cancer treatments.Learn More
The Save Your Skin Foundation, in collaboration with the Canadian Psoriasis Network and Queen’s University Office of Indigenous Initiatives, held...Read More
Colorectal Cancer Canada recently shared the results of their Patient & Caregiver Experiences survey. Early-age onset colorectal cancer patients...Read More
55% of Canadian cancer patients, caregivers and those awaiting confirmation of a cancer diagnosis have had appointments, tests, and treatment...Read More News
Virtual appointments with your doctor including video calls, phone calls, text messages and emails have been the new norm ever since the start of...Read More News
Exclusive Podcast: World Cancer Day Treatment and Delays. Featuring our Public Policy Analyst, Conrad Eder
Today marks World Cancer Day. Health experts detail the impact of COVID-19 on cancer treatment delays here in Ontario. And a Leger Survey from the...Read More News
What Good is Targeted Cancer Treatment without the Test? The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) commissioned a review of precision medicine...Read More News
- Impact of Cancer Treatment During Covid-19 – Watch the Zoomer Episode with CCSN’s Public Policy Analyst, Conrad Eder
- Should Cancer Patients and Survivors Get the Covid-19 Vaccine?
- CADTH 2020 Symposium Features CCSN’s COVID-19 and the Disruption of Cancer Care in Canada
- Ocular Melanoma: Read About this Rare Form of Eye Cancer
- Mar04CAPO Webinar Series – EXCEL: Exercise for Cancer to Enhance Living Well
Join the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology for a webinar on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 11:00 AM EST. This webinar will discuss the role of exercise in the cancer care pathway and the potential benefits of building a habit of moving more.View Event
- Mar09Save The Date – Rare Disease Day Conference: From Draft to Action Plan
Save the date for the Rare Disease Day conference to be held virtually on March 9-10, 2021.View Event
- Mar09Ask an Oncologist: Evening zoominar with Dr. Rob Rutledge
Mar 9, 2021 at 08:00 PM AST / 07:00 PM EST Join Dr. Rob Rutledge, Radiation Oncologist in Halifax, Nova Scotia, specializing in breast, prostate and pediatric cancers, for an evening zoominar where you will be able to ask questions about a variety of topics related to cancer and cancer care.View Event
- Mar11Managing Multiple Myeloma Webcast
Join the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada for a free webcast on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at 4:00 pm AST/3:oo pm EST. Dr. Ismail Sharif invites you to learn more about multiple myeloma and will provide information on treatment options and how to manage symptoms and treatment-related side effects.View Event
- Now Recruiting Metastatic Kidney Cancer Survivors for a New StudyThe University of Toronto is currently recruiting metastatic kidney cancer survivors for a study looking at changes in cognition, aerobic fitness, and activity patterns.
- Participate in a New Lung Cancer Program – Online Via ZoomInspire Now is a new program for lung cancer patients who may have physical and emotional concerns such as fatigue, shortness of breath, worry, pain, sadness, and may experience stigma.
- Calling All Cancer Patients 65 Years or Older. Share Your Experience and Earn a $25 Gift CardAre you 65 years or older and have been diagnosed with cancer on or after March 1, 2020? Share your experiences about the impact of COVID-19 on older adults with cancer in this study conducted by the University of Toronto.
- Survive & Thrive – Participate in this New Program for Breast CancerYou are invited to participate in Survive & Thrive, an 8-week small group online program offering knowledge from community Health & Wellness professionals to provide YOU with tools to not only “survive” cancer, but continue to THRIVE - in your life right now and beyond. Survive & Thrive begins Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021.
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