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Queen's Park, the Ontario Legislature.
May 9, 2022

Ontario Election: Questions for Parties and Candidates

CCSN is asking three questions of each and every candidate and party in the 2022 Ontario election about what they will do, if elected, to improve the lives of cancer patients and survivors.
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May 8, 2022

Patient Groups Commend Changes to Drug Pricing Rules

CCSN is among twenty-two national patient organizations that have expressed their support for the recent announcement regarding drug pricing regulations.
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The Ottawa General Hospital
April 11, 2022

Cancer Can’t Wait: New Estimates of the Impact of the Pandemic on Cancer Care 

Two new papers estimate the impact of the pandemic on cancer care on a large scale.
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Holding hands; caring
April 10, 2022

Recognizing Essential Caregivers During the Pandemic

On April 5th, Canada observed National Caregiver Day – a day dedicated to recognizing the essential labour that caregivers do and the contributions they make to the health and quality of life of so many Canadians.
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Two people standing on the lawn of the Ontario legislature; one holds a sign saying “Deductibles are often about 20% of the cost of the drug #BitterestPill”, and the other holds a sign saying “Why? Delays, dollars, distress for cancer drugs in Ontario? #BitterestPill”.
April 9, 2022

The Bitterest Pill: Equal Access to Take-Home Cancer Drugs in Ontario

On April 4th, the CanCertainty Coalition gathered to call for equitable access to take-home cancer drugs in Ontario.
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In 2022, an estimated 233,900 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer, and 85,100 Canadians will die of cancer.
April 8, 2022

Cancer in Canada in 2022

An estimated 233,900 Canadians will receive a cancer diagnosis in 2022, and 85,100 will die of cancer.
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Stylized illustration of a Sars-CoV-2 virus.
April 8, 2022

COVID-19 Death Toll Much Higher Previously Thought

The global death toll from COVID-19 has now been estimated to be three times higher than official reports.
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Map of Canada's provinces
April 2, 2022

Responses to CCSN’s Open Letter Slowly Trickle In

In January, CCSN's President and CEO, Jackie Manthorne, wrote to all of the health ministers across Canada as part of CCSN's national “Cancer Can't Wait” campaign. These letters were written...
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April 1, 2022

Mindful Eating for a Healthier Lifestyle Registration Now Open

About this webinar: Trying to stay in the moment and slowing down can be supportive in many aspects of our lives, including fostering a positive relationship with food. Join us...
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April 1, 2022

Anal & Colorectal Webinar Now Available for Replay

CCSN welcomes back Helene Hutchings to discuss anal and colorectal cancer in this educational webinar. (more…)
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