March 22, 2023 / News

Health Canada Announces Investments to Support Access to Drugs for Rare Diseases

The following is a press release from Health Canada Today, the Government announced a total investment of up to $1.5 billion over three years in support of the first-ever National...
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March 13, 2023 / ACT, Cancer Can't Wait, CCSN News, COVID-19

We are becoming concerned about Long COVID

While the drumbeat news about COVID-19 can be overwhelming, a new aspect of the pandemic is coming to light that is giving us here at the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network...
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Queen's Park, the Ontario Legislature.
March 6, 2023

Ontario Expanding Cancer Coverage for Firefighters

The following is a press release from the Government of Ontario. TORONTO — The Ontario government is working for workers by expanding cancer coverage for firefighters. These changes will make...
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March 2, 2023 / News

Colorectal cancer doesn’t wait, neither should you

The following is a message from Colorectal Cancer Canada March marks the beginning of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Under the slogan "Cancer doesn't wait, why should you?", Colorectal Cancer Canada's...
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February 28, 2023 / News

The Toll Cancer Takes on Your Ticker

Heart disease is often front and center this February for Heart Month, but when it comes to the most important muscle in your body, cancer survivors should also know how...
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February 28, 2023 / News

CORD and CCSN: A shared purpose for quick and equitable access to treatment

The Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD) and the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) have a shared goal when it comes to getting people treated in Canada. Rare Disease Day...
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February 15, 2023 / News

Impacts of childhood cancers last long after they end

Recently in looking over the messages to the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, we found a note written by someone asking about survivors of childhood cancers.  The request was for information...
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February 14, 2023 / ACT, News

Clinical Trials Ontario: Call for Members for the College of Lived Experience

The following is a message from Clinical Trials Ontario Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO) is an independent not-for-profit organization established with support from the Government of Ontario. Our mandate is to...
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February 8, 2023

Canadians with cancer are asking “Where is cancer?” in the proposed health care plan announced yesterday

TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2023 /CNW/ - As the Prime Minister and Premiers convened in Ottawa yesterday to discuss much-needed reforms to Canada's health systems, cancer patients and stakeholder groups across...
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January 31, 2023

Cancer Can’t Wait: Disruption to Cancer Care Still Ongoing Nearly Three Years into Pandemic

The COVID-19 Pandemic will turn 3 this year, and during that time, cancer has not waited. Cancer care has still been disrupted, and tackling the backlog of surgeries and appointments...
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