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February 25, 2021 / News

Cancer Still Waiting: Read the Media Release and CCSN’s Open Letter to the Canadian Government

55% of Canadian cancer patients, caregivers and those awaiting confirmation of a cancer diagnosis have had appointments, tests, and treatment postponed or cancelled. Half of all Canadians will become cancer...
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February 24, 2021 / News

Virtual Care Can Complement, but not Replace In-Person Care

Virtual appointments with your doctor including video calls, phone calls, text messages and emails have been the new norm ever since the start of Covid-19. However, this method of contact...
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February 23, 2021 / News

Exclusive Podcast: World Cancer Day Treatment and Delays. Featuring our Public Policy Analyst, Conrad Eder

Today marks World Cancer Day. Health experts detail the impact of COVID-19 on cancer treatment delays here in Ontario. And a Leger Survey from the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network reflects...
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February 22, 2021 / News

CCSN’s White Paper on Medicine Companion Diagnostics in Canada

What Good is Targeted Cancer Treatment without the Test? The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) commissioned a review of precision medicine companion diagnostic testing in Canada through a literature review...
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February 21, 2021

Patients Redefining the Future of Health Care in Canada Summit Report

The Save Your Skin Foundation, in collaboration with the Canadian Psoriasis Network and Queen’s University Office of Indigenous Initiatives, held their 5th annual Patients Redefining the Future of Health Care...
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February 20, 2021

Colorectal Cancer Canada: Results of the Early Onset Cancer Survey

Colorectal Cancer Canada recently shared the results of their Patient & Caregiver Experiences survey. Early-age onset colorectal cancer patients and caregivers were invited to share their experiences and challenges.  Established...
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February 4, 2021 / News

Our February Newsletter is Here!

The February 2021 edition of our Newsletter is now available, with the latest on World Cancer Day and updates on Covid-19 and the Disruption of Cancer Care. Click here to...
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January 26, 2021 / News

Impact of Cancer Treatment During Covid-19 – Watch the Zoomer Episode with CCSN’s Public Policy Analyst, Conrad Eder

Covid-19 has caused unprecedented delays in cancer care including screenings, treatments and surgeries. Watch the Zoomer episode with CCSN's Public Policy Analyst, Conrad Eder, as he talks about how cancer...
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January 19, 2021 / News

Should Cancer Patients and Survivors Get the Covid-19 Vaccine?

With the Covid-19 vaccine rollout in full swing across provinces, many have advocated for prioritizing cancer patients and other immunocompromised individuals during the next phase. The clinical trials for these vaccines...
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January 10, 2021 / News

CADTH 2020 Symposium Features CCSN’s COVID-19 and the Disruption of Cancer Care in Canada

On November 23rd, 2020, CADTH featured an on-demand session on CCSN's COVID-19 and the Disruption of Cancer Care in Canada. Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2_y-JxKk1A Leger, on behalf of the Canadian...
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