Support for Cancer Patient and Survivor Voices

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) was launched on January 31, 2012 with our first Board Meeting after almost one year of consultation with stakeholders; an environmental scan; input from patients and survivors across Canada; building an organizational framework, including mission and vision; drafting and submitting papers of incorporation as a non-profit group; development of a website; and a process of consultation with funders. A

HPV vaccine’s benefits extend beyond those already vaccinated

A new study has demonstrated that the effectiveness of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in young women has a much greater impact on the broader community than once thought. Researchers following several cohorts of young women over the last six years have not only noticed substantial reductions of the virus’ most lethal types within the vaccinated segment of their sample population, but have also witnessed