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November 25, 2019 / ACT, CCSN News, Legislative Reception, News

A special Legislative Reception at Queen’s Park

Our morning reception in the legislative dining room at Queen’s Park on November 7, 2019 was attended by nearly 100 patients, caregivers, survivors, cancer patient groups, MPPs, including three ministers and several staffers, and others.
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November 21, 2019 / CCSN News, News

Meet CCSN’s Partnership & Fundraising Manager

Earlier this month, CCSN welcomed Owen Brady, our new Partnership & Fundraising Manger. Having multiple years of experience working in the non-profit sector, Owen brings a wealth of expertise in fundraising, partnership management, and community engagement to his role.
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November 21, 2019 / CCSN News

Coming soon – The Science of Cancer online course!

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network has designed an online course which will help prepare you for a variety of exciting opportunities to have your own voice heard within healthcare discourses and practices.
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November 21, 2019 / CCSN News, News

GIVINGTUESDAY IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!

Once the hype from black Friday, and cyber Monday has settled - comes the first day of the giving season, otherwise known as GivingTuesday. The day is dedicated to encouraging people to donate funds, volunteer time to non-profits and charities across the country
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November 14, 2019 / CCSN News

Help Us Improve Our Newsletter – Be Entered into a Draw for 1 of 5 $20 Amazon Gift Cards

CCSN needs your help to improve our newsletter - please take our 5 minute survey and be entered into a draw for 1 of 5 $20 Amazon gift cards. Draw...
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October 31, 2019 / CCSN News

Nova Scotia Becomes First Province to Adopt Software to Assess and Report Breast Density

Information about breast density is an important part of breast cancer screening and ensuring early detection and treatment. That is why it will now be automatically included in a woman’s...
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October 10, 2019 / CCSN News

Notice: Prescription Drug List (PDL): Multiple Additions

Date: October 7, 2019 Our file number: 19-119291-196 The purpose of this Notice of Amendment is to notify about the additions of acalabrutinib, galcanezumab, larotrectinib, mannitol, neratinib, niraparib, ravulizumab, romosozumab,...
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October 2, 2019 / CCSN News

An Update from Clinical Trials Ontario

Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO) has been working with health charities and patient organizations like CCSN to build tools and resources about clinical trials that are informed by and meet the...
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October 2, 2019 / CCSN News

Where Do Canada’s MP Candidates Stand on Cancer Issues?

Ahead of the federal election, CCSN believes in the critical importance of raising key issues related to the mission of creating and maintaining the best standard of care for cancer...
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October 2, 2019 / CCSN News

Patient Group Engagement in Public Policy: the Convergence of Experience, Influence and Opportunity

CCSN President & CEO Jackie Manthorne was one of several speakers at the Ontario Lung Association Breathing Policy Forum on Patient Engagement in Public Policy held in Toronto on Sept....
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