Cancer Can’t Wait: New survey reveals COVID-19 continues to disrupt cancer care across Canada

The situation is critical! A new survey reveals COVID-19 continues to disrupt cancer care across Canada triggering another public health crisis Ottawa, August 26, 2021 – Cancer still can’t wait! This is the message the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is sharing with Canadians and policymakers from across the country based on survey results released today.  Entitled Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Cancer Patients and their

CCRAN’s Young Adult Colorectal Cancer Symposium Videos

The Colorectal Cancer Resource & Action Network (CCRAN) has provided CCSN with inaugural Early Age Onset Colorectal Cancer (EAOCRC) Virtual Symposium videos. Thank you to CCRAN for providing us these informative and educational videos!

Your CCSN July 2021 Newsletter is Here

The July 2021 edition of our Newsletter is now available. This issue includes an update on the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) changes, the Nova Scotia 2021 Election Campaign, a Cancer Can’t-Wait update, upcoming events, and past webinars. Click here to view! Subscribe here for our Newsletter to ensure you receive future editions.

A Milestone in Lung Cancer Screening

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, represented by President & CEO Jackie Manthorne, was pleased to be invited to speak at the Lung Health Foundation’s virtual day at the Ontario Legislature in a celebration of lung cancer screening being made a permanent program in Ontario on May 27, 2021. This event was also attended by Lung Cancer Canada, lung cancer patients, and many Ontario MPPs and

COVID-19 & Mental Health

According to our Leger commissioned survey on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Patients and their Ability to Receive Treatment – Wave 2, cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and those awaiting confirmation of a diagnosis are currently experiencing levels of anxiety that are similar to levels seen during the first wave. Seventy-two percent of respondents in the second wave (vs. 74% in Wave 1) have reported

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

55% of Canadian cancer patients, caregivers and those awaiting confirmation of a cancer diagnosis have had appointments, tests, and treatment postponed or cancelled. Half of all Canadians will become cancer patients. We need a plan for their care during the next national crisis because Cancer Can’t Wait. Read our open letter in The Globe and Mail and Le Devoir this World Cancer Day. Read the