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November 23, 2022

Clinical Trials Ontario Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

The need for accurate data in treating cancer is essential and its impact is felt across healthcare in general. Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO) has been providing this information for the...
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November 8, 2022 / Cancer Can't Wait, News

Cancer Screening Bill Introduced in Nova Scotia Legislature

In last month’s newsletter, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network outlined its work with our Cancer Can’t Wait Virtual Action Weeks with politicians across the country. Among These meetings was one...
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November 2, 2022

In-person All Party Cancer Caucus meetings resume in Ontario

Parliamentary Assistants to Minister of Health, Health Minister Staff, Opposition Health Critics and MPPs in Attendance The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN)’s Ontario All Party Cancer Caucus has lived up...
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November 1, 2022

Start breast cancer screening at 40, add supplemental screening, says Dense Breast Canada Doctor

The guidelines on breast cancer screening need to be changed.  Dr. Paula Gordon with Dense Breasts Canada recently chatted with us about breast density and how it complicates getting tested,...
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November 1, 2022

How Breast Density Makes Cancer Harder to Find

Mammograms are considered the gold standard in finding breast cancer in women, but one of the leading experts in the disease says the very structure of breasts could hinder the...
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October 28, 2022 / Cancer Can't Wait, News

If You Want to Get Screened for Lung Cancer in Ontario, Be Prepared to Travel

You are displaying the signs of lung cancer. You have the chest pains, the coughing up of blood and the fatigue associated with the disease, but you need to be...
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October 5, 2022

Cancer Can’t Wait: CCSN Virtual Advocacy Weeks Continue

As cancer care continues to be disrupted by COVID-19, CCSN is continuing its Virtual Advocacy Weeks, meeting with politicians and other decision makers across the country. Since May that we...
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September 22, 2022 / News, Treatment Updates

Results of new blood test cause for optimism for early detection

There are so many types of cancer out there, it’s easy for them to pass under the radar. For a disease where early detection is critical, getting the right test is...
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September 21, 2022 / News

Join us in welcoming the Lung Health Foundation’s new CEO

September 21st, 2022  There is a new head of the Lung Health Foundation. The Board of Directors has appointed Jessica Buckley to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Chair of...
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August 26, 2022 / COVID-19

The Pandemic Is Still Taking a Toll on Caregivers

Cancer caregivers are more anxious than ever about protecting the person they care for from COVID-19.
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