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February 28, 2024

From the Canadian Lymphedema Framework: Save the MUHC Lymphedema Program

The following message is from the Canadian Lymphedema Framework. "After being charitably funded for 18 years, the Lymphedema Program of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) under Dr. Anna Towers...
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February 27, 2024

BioCanRx Consultation Survey for Cancer Immunotherapy Research Priorities

The following message is from BioCanRx. "As some of you are aware, BioCanRx – Canada’s Immunotherapy Network, was awarded funding through the Government of Canada’s Strategic Science Fund for the...
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February 26, 2024

CADTH Symposium Travel Awards Program Now Accepting Applications

The following is a message from CADTH. "We are pleased to announce that the 2024 Symposium Travel Awards Program is accepting applications to support attendance by individuals who could not...
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February 13, 2024

Check Out This Op-Ed From Our Partners at Dense Breasts Canada

Dense Breasts Canada Co-Founder and Executive Director Jennie Dale has penned an opinion piece for The Gazette on Quebec's new breast cancer screening policy. Dense Breasts Canada is a partner...
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February 9, 2024

CORD Launches #FightForOurLives Campaign

  The Following is a message from the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders. Attention Rare Disease Community: Last year, the federal government launched the National Rare Disease Drug Strategy, which...
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February 6, 2024

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network Holds Open House for World Cancer Day

For the first time since COVID-19, CCSN held its traditional in-person Open House on February 2 to mark World Cancer Day. Jackie Manthorne, CCSN President & CEO, welcomed MPP Chandra...
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January 29, 2024

Canadian Cancer Survivor Network Launches the Canadian Prostate Cancer Guide

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) is pleased to announce the launch of the Canadian Prostate Cancer Guide aggregator website to bring men diagnosed with prostate cancer, their caregivers, and...
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January 29, 2024 / Cancer Can't Wait, CCSN News, News

Nova Scotia Becomes the Latest Province to Create a Lung Cancer Screening Program

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network congratulates Nova Scotia Health for creating a Lung Cancer Screening Program, announced in January 2024. Screening will be open to the province’s Central Zone Community,...
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January 26, 2024 / News

Priorities for Transforming the Clinical Trials Environment: Ontario’s Ambition to Accelerate Timely Access to Trials and New Therapies

The following is a message from Clinical Trials Ontario. For the full announcement, click here. New position paper from Ontario’s Leadership Table for Clinical Trials Ontario leads the country in...
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January 10, 2024 / News

BC to Test for Cervical Cancer Through HPV Screening

British Columbia is switching to at-home HPV testing to screen for cervical cancer. The human papillomavirus, more commonly known as HPV, causes 70 per cent of all cervical cancer cases....
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