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Le Québec fait preuve de leadership en soutenant les hommes et femmes aux prises avec un cancer avancé de la prostate ou du sein OTTAWA, le 1er févr. 2012 /CNW/ – Aujourd’hui, le Réseau canadien des survivant-es du cancer (RCSC) tient à féliciter le gouvernement du Québec pour l’accès qu’il offre à un nouveau traitement novateur, XGEVA® (denosumab), visant à prévenir les complications osseuses invalidantes,
Quebec shows leadership in supporting men and women with advanced prostate and breast cancer OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2012 /CNW/ – Today the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) congratulates the Quebec government for providing access to an innovative new treatment, Xgeva® (denosumab), for the prevention of debilitating bone complications, known as skeletal-related events (SREs) in men and women with advanced prostate or breast cancer which has
Pink Ribbons, Inc. looks at the pervasive impact of breast cancer fundraising. Every year, millions of dollars are raised, but where does all the money go, and what is actually achieved? This NFB film offers a completely different take on the pink ribbon “success” story that has overtaken North America, with insight from leading doctors, activists and social critics, as well as women diagnosed with
Kim passed away at Lions Gate Hospital, Vancouver, BC in the early hours of December 16th, 2011, after a courageous battle with metastatic breast cancer. Many of you who attended the national conferences for young women living with breast cancer will remember Kim’s wicked sense of humour, her willingness to pitch in to get things done, her intelligence, her love for family and friends and especially
All this month of January 2012 I have been saying the Prayers of the People at St Martin’s Anglican Church here in Ottawa. I was asked if I would say the prayers back in November, and when I arrived back from Lunenburg on January 2, I went to visit Father Richard, who gave me some important tips about how to be a good intercessor. Today was my
Did you know that 2011 was the Year of Radiotherapy, marking 100 years since Marie Curie won her second Nobel Prize for her work on radium? A study of 2,000 members of the public released in January 2011 showed that serious misconceptions about radiotherapy persisted, despite the fact that it contributes significantly to the cure of cancer. While 47% of those asked thought targeted cancer