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April 26, 2021

Your CCSN April 2021 Newsletter is Here

The April 2021 edition of our Newsletter is now available, with updates on Covid-19 and the Disruption of Cancer Care. Click here to view! Subscribe here for our newsletter to...
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April 9, 2021

Protect our Access OpEd: COVID vaccine delays illustrate what people dependent on other medicines experience

Canada's drug review and reimbursement systems are already onerous. It can take from two to five years for some drugs to get to patients. The speed with which we have...
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March 31, 2021

Letter to Minister Churchill

24 March 2021 Minister Zach Churchill Minister of Health and Wellness Barrington Tower, 1894 Barrington Street P.O Box 488 Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 2R8 Dear Minister Churchill,  We are writing...
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March 17, 2021 / CCSN News, COVID-19

Alberta Includes Cancer Patients in Vaccination Phase 2

Canadian Cancer Survivor Network congratulates Alberta on including cancer patients in Phase 2 On Monday, March 15th, the Government of Alberta released the list of those eligible to receive the...
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March 15, 2021 / CCSN News, COVID-19

Cancer can’t wait: Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) tells provinces to prioritize COVID-19 vaccination of cancer patients to save lives

OTTAWA, ON, March 15, 2021 /CNW/ - It is critical that provinces and territories prioritize cancer patients and their caregivers during the second phase of COVID-19 vaccine distribution. The National Advisory...
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March 14, 2021 / CCSN News, COVID-19

CCSN open letter: Cancer patients need prioritization for COVID-19 vaccination

CCSN’s open letter to the National Advisory Committee on Immunization
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March 11, 2021 / COVID-19

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...
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March 10, 2021

Lung Cancer Patients Ask Governments to Outline Plans for Vaccination of Cancer Patients

RELEASE (Toronto/ March 11, 2021): A recent survey of Canadian lung cancer patients conducted by Lung Cancer Canada, found considerable confusion about COVID-19 vaccination plans. While 92% of patients indicated...
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March 8, 2021 / News

Protect our Access OpEd: COVID vaccine delays illustrate what people dependent on other medicines experience

Canada's drug review and reimbursement systems are already onerous. It can take from two to five years for some drugs to get to patients. The speed with which we have...
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February 25, 2021 / News

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...
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