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January 26, 2022 / Elections, News

Sign the Petition Calling All Ontario Political Parties to Commit to Equal Access to Take-Home Cancer Drugs

Take-home cancer medications – taken either by pill or self-injection – are now a fundamental part of modern cancer treatment and are improving patients’ outcomes in nearly every type of...
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January 19, 2022 / News

UICC launches three-year campaign to create more equitable access to cancer services

Press Release: Jan 18, 2022 - Geneva Switzerland   On 4 February, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) will launch a new three-year campaign for World Cancer Day that brings...
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January 13, 2022 / CCSN News, COVID-19

CCSN Writes Open Letters to Provincial Health Ministers

The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to wreak havoc on our healthcare systems across the country and seemingly neglecting cancer patients and their needs. As part of the national "Cancer Can't...
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December 15, 2021 / CCSN News

Your CCSN December 2021 Newsletter is Here

The December 2021 edition of our Newsletter is now available. This issue includes a piece on the latest COVID-19 Variant: Omicron, an excerpt from the obituary for Kim MacIntosh, opportunities...
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December 15, 2021 / CCSN News

2nd PanCanadian Virtual Action Week Webinar Becomes an Advocate’s Dream!

The second of our PanCanadian Virtual Action Week Webinars focusing on the western provinces began with a few hiccups. Our presenter and new CCSN Public Affairs Consultant was having technical...
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November 29, 2021 / CCSN News

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement where people around the world come together in support of the causes most important to them. Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is proud to...
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November 29, 2021 / CCSN News

Cancer Can’t Wait – PanCanadian Virtual Action Week Webinar Series

21 months after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, half of cancer patients across Canada still report their cancer care appointments are cancelled, postponed, or rescheduled. Throughout the pandemic, CCSN...
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November 23, 2021 / CCSN News, News

Remembering Kim MacIntosh

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network would like to express our deepest sympathies to the family of Kimberly Ann MacIntosh, as she passed away in her home on November 17 at...
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November 18, 2021 / News

2021 Canadian Cancer Statistics Report Has Been Published

Earlier this month the Canadian Cancer Society published it's annual Canadian Cancer Statistics Report. After a one year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the report has been released in...
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November 17, 2021 / News

Dense Breasts Canada Publishes New Report On The Impacts of Outdated Breast Screening Practices

Dense Breasts Canada, an awareness and advocacy organization dedicated to seeing optimal breast cancer screening for women, has published a report outlining the findings of their latest national, anonymous, online...
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