Past Webinars

Catch up with the webinars you have missed!

The CCSN webinar series is for patients, survivors, family, friends, caregivers, and any member of the community interested in the best possible care and follow-up for cancer patients and survivors.

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Top News

PHARMACARE NOW

December 4, 2019

In the wake of the federal election, our coalition of national and provincial organizations is calling on the new government to immediately implement...

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A special Legislative Reception at Queen’s Park

November 25, 2019

Our morning reception in the legislative dining room at Queen’s Park on November 7, 2019 was attended by nearly 100 patients, caregivers, survivors,...

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Meet CCSN’s Partnership & Fundraising Manager

November 21, 2019

Earlier this month, CCSN welcomed Owen Brady, our new Partnership & Fundraising Manger. Having multiple years of experience working in the non-profit...

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Upcoming Events

  • Dec08
    2019 Children’s Healthcare Canada Annual Conference

    Connecting Health Systems for Kids December 8-10, 2019 | Ottawa, Ontario | The Westin Inspired by our new strategy, the vision for Conference 2019 is centered on how we enable innovative, agile and more connected health systems for children and youth. Children’s healthcare is defined by connections – whether across care settings, between providers, with families, through digital interfaces, across ministries, or beyond. Delegates will hear

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  • Jan17
    Catch up with the webinars you have missed!

    The CCSN webinar series is for patients, survivors, family, friends, caregivers, and any member of the community interested in the best possible care and follow-up for cancer patients and survivors.

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  • Apr06
    International Symposium On Malignant Mesothelioma

    About the Conference The Meso Foundation’s International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma is a unique event that brings together the entire mesothelioma community. For the duration of the two-day conference, we invite patients, their families, caregivers, and the bereaved community, to learn about the latest in treatment options, speak face-to-face with top mesothelioma experts, and find community and support with others walking in their shoes. Hyatt Regency San

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  • 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 hc.hpfb.engagement-mobilisation.dgpsa.sc@canada.ca to request the consultation questions by email before August 30th, 2019!

  • Take part in research to advance the science of cancer survivorship!

    A national research team is being formed in response to a call for proposals in Cancer Survivorship from the Canadian Cancer Society and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). 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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