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Jackie Manthorne Atlantic CTV News Interview

August 12, 2022

Jackie Manthorne, president & CEO of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN), was interviewed on August 7, 2022 by Atlantic CTV News anchor...

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Earlier Routine Mammograms Impact Health Outcomes In Women Aged 40 to 59

August 9, 2022

Study shows annual screening before age 50 leads to lower proportions of advanced breast cancer. Researchers from the University of Ottawa and The...

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The International Liver Cancer Movement has a new website!

August 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the International Liver Cancer Movement ! The International Liver Cancer Movement (ILCM) is...

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For Cancer Patients, the Pandemic is Not Over

July 25, 2022

COVID-19 concerns persist as Canadian society re-opens OTTAWA, ON, July 25, 2022 /CNW/ – A recent Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) survey...

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Did your MPP answer CCSN’s questions during the Ontario election campaign?

June 23, 2022

  Did your MPP answer CCSN’s questions during the Ontario election campaign? Click here to see the CCSN Election Campaign answers

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Cancer Can’t Wait! Report on CCSN’s Three Surveys on COVID-19 and Cancer

June 14, 2022

CCSN has released a report that gathers together the results of three surveys to paint a picture of the experience of cancer patients and caregivers...

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National Cancer Survivors Day

June 9, 2022

On Sunday, June 5, Canada celebrated National Cancer Survivors Day. This day, which takes place each year on the first Sunday in June, honours...

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  • Sep15
    Melanoma Canada Golf & Grill

    In support of Melanoma Canada Thursday, September 15, 2022 Golf & Grill Toronto presented by Avison Young in Memory of Sean Faugh. You are invited  to support a day dedicated to improving the lives of melanoma and skin cancer patients

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  • Sep15
    Lymphoma Canada Laps Around Lymphoma 2022

    Lymphoma Canada invites you to participate in the 2022 Laps Around Lymphoma challenge.  Walk and show your support to the over 100,000 Canadian lymphoma patients and their families. September 15 – September 30

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  • Sep24
    Canada Walks for Bladder Cancer

    Canada Walks for Bladder Cancer is offering a hybrid walk on September 24 and 25, 2022, with 20 confirmed in-person walk locations across Canada.

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  • Oct17
    CAPT Conference 2022

    The Canadian Association for Population Therapeutics  announced the theme for the 2022 annual conference, Embracing change and uncertainty to improve the health of Canadians. They hope to return to an in-person format at the MaRS Discovery District venue on October 17th and 18th.

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  • Oct18
    The 2022 World Cancer Congress

    The World Cancer Congress aims to strengthen the participants’ action and impact on national, regional and international scales through a multidisciplinary programme that features the latest successful interventions in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care. October 18-22, 2022  

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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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