The Canadian healthcare system has a variety of moving parts, it is crucial to stay up-to-date as well as informed on how we can positively impact cancer care in the country.

This section provides information on current issues in Canada surrounding health care and cancer, as well as opportunities to get involved in improving cancer care in our healthcare system. If you have any questions or want to get involved in our efforts, please contact us!

What Cancer Patients Should Know About COVID-19

Read this article for information on what COVID-19 is, how it spreads, and how the pandemic affects cancer patients and cancer care.

A Seat at the Table

The objective of the Seat at the Table program is to increase the number of informed cancer patients, survivors and caregivers sitting on cancer and other healthcare boards, committees and research peer review committees where decisions are being made about cancer diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment and research funding.

All-Party Cancer Caucuses

Drug Pricing Policy in Canada


Provide your feedback by participating in surveys and research studies and make a difference.

Protect Our Access

The federal government has proposed new regulations that threaten your access to life-saving medicines. These changes mean fewer life-changing medicines available to us. It will force Canadians to leave the country for better medical care—if they can afford it. Read more and learn how you can make a difference!

Act Now

A list of current & time-sensitive topics.

Were Fewer Cancer Drugs Approved in 2019?

Pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review reports in 2019: Has there been a reduction in positive recommendations? Read the full report.


Healthcare professional involvement

Are you a healthcare professional looking for opportunities to become involved in cancer organizations? Learn more

New Normal Same Cancer

Oncologists worldwide are concerned about the disruptions COVID-19 has caused to cancer treatments. When the world stopped, cancer didn’t. Don’t wait. Get checked!

COVID-19 & CancerCantWait Campaign

We all agree that cancer can’t wait – it can’t be cancelled or postponed. And yet, COVID-19 has forced significant delays and cancellations of cancer care, triggering another public health crisis in our country. Read more about our Cancer Can’t Wait campaign and Advocacy week in Ontario.