Past Webinars

BioCanRx Speaker Series: Engineered Biovesicles for Cancer Treatments

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.

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Patients Redefining the Future of Health Care in Canada Summit Report

February 25, 2021

The Save Your Skin Foundation, in collaboration with the Canadian Psoriasis Network and Queen’s University Office of Indigenous Initiatives, held...

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Colorectal Cancer Canada: Results of the Early Onset Cancer Survey

February 22, 2021

Colorectal Cancer Canada recently shared the results of their Patient & Caregiver Experiences survey. Early-age onset colorectal cancer patients...

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Cancer Still Waiting: Read the Media Release and CCSN’s Open Letter to the Canadian Government

February 4, 2021

55% of Canadian cancer patients, caregivers and those awaiting confirmation of a cancer diagnosis have had appointments, tests, and treatment...

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Virtual Care Can Complement, but not Replace In-Person Care

February 4, 2021

Virtual appointments with your doctor including video calls, phone calls, text messages and emails have been the new norm ever since the start of...

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Our February Newsletter is Here!

February 4, 2021

The February 2021 edition of our Newsletter is now available, with the latest on World Cancer Day and updates on Covid-19 and the Disruption of Cancer...

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Exclusive Podcast: World Cancer Day Treatment and Delays. Featuring our Public Policy Analyst, Conrad Eder

February 4, 2021

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...

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A Review of Precision Medicine Comparison Diagnostics in Canada

January 28, 2021

What Good is Targeted Cancer Treatment without the Test? The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) commissioned a review of precision medicine...

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  • Now Recruiting Metastatic Kidney Cancer Survivors for a New Study

    The University of Toronto is currently recruiting metastatic kidney cancer survivors for a study looking at changes in cognition, aerobic fitness, and activity patterns.


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  • Participate in a New Lung Cancer Program – Online Via Zoom

    Inspire 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.


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  • Calling All Cancer Patients 65 Years or Older. Share Your Experience and Earn a $25 Gift Card

    Are 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 Cancer

    You 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.


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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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Join CCRAN for a virtual Patient Education Session via Zoom and learn about the new and evolving therapies in the management of metastatic colorectal cancer. Sunday, March 21st, 2021 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm EDT. More information and how to register here:

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In this webinar: Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed will talk about the role of exercise in the cancer care pathway, and the potential benefits from building a habit of moving more. She will also discuss the EXCEL study: EXercise for Cancer to Enhance Living Well, and how it is providing a sustainable exercise and behaviour change program to those living with cancer in rural and remote regions across Canada. Learn what is involved in this exercise research program and how to get involved online now! View the slides:

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