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May 17, 2024

Ottawa University Study Finds Early Breast Cancer Screening Saves Millions in Healthcare Dollars Per Year

The following is a press release from the University of Ottawa. One of the authors of this study, Dr. Anna Wilkinson, presented for the CCSN webinar series on breast cancer...
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May 7, 2024

CCSN’s Ontario All-party Cancer Caucus held on April 24, 2024 with a focus on cervical cancer screening and rehabilitation for cancer survivors

CCSN’s spring All-party Cancer Caucus took place at Queen’s Park on April 24, 2024,  with CCSN President & CEO Jackie Manthorne, Community Engagement Manager Lindsay Timm, and Communications Manager Trevor...
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May 2, 2024 / Cancer Can't Wait, Firefighters and Cancer

Statement on Ontario’s Promise to Strengthen Protections for Firefighters

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) commends the Government of Ontario for committing to introduce legislation that, if passed, will ensure wildland firefighters have the same presumptive WSIB coverage for cancers,...
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Queen's Park, the Ontario Legislature.
April 30, 2024 / Cancer Can't Wait, Firefighters and Cancer

Ontario to Expand Cancer Coverage to Wildland Firefighters

The following release is from the Government of Ontario. To read more about CCSN's work on this critical topic, visit our Firefighting and Cancer page. NEWS RELEASE Ontario Strengthening Protections...
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April 26, 2024 / Cancer Can't Wait, CCSN News, COVID-19

Recommendations Regarding the Development of a New World Health Organization Pandemic Agreement

April 26, 2024 – The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network commends the efforts of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) in developing this important instrument for global health security. CCSN has established...
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April 22, 2024

Highlights from the 2024 Saskatchewan All-Party Cancer Caucus: Addressing Challenges & Seeking Solutions

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network held its second Saskatchewan All-Party Cancer Caucus (APCC) in Regina on March 12, 2024. The two topics discussed at this Caucus were colorectal cancer screening...
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April 15, 2024

Medical experts call for reform of federal preventive health task force

The following is a release from the Coalition for Responsible Healthcare Guidelines. For more background on the coalition, click HERE. April 15, 2024 For immediate release OTTAWA – Medical experts raised...
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April 9, 2024 / News

Time-to-Access Improvement the Focus of New CADTH Initiative

Canada's Drug and Health Technology Agency (CADTH) wants zero days to pass between Health Canada's approval of a drug and their reimbursement recommendation. The agency announced their new Target Zero...
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March 21, 2024 / Cancer Can't Wait, CanCertainty, CCSN News

Statement on National Pharmacare (Bill C-64)

March 19, 2024 – The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network welcomes the tabling of Bill C-64, An Act respecting pharmacare. This legislation represents a significant step forward towards achieving universal, first...
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March 8, 2024

New COVID-19 Advocacy Group Launches To Fill Gaps Left By the Pandemic

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) welcomes a new national non-profit with a focus on Covid-19 in a post-pandemic world. The Canadian Covid Society launched on March 6th, with a...
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