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November 14, 2019 / CCSN News

Help Us Improve Our Newsletter – Be Entered into a Draw for 1 of 5 $20 Amazon Gift Cards

CCSN needs your help to improve our newsletter - please take our 5 minute survey and be entered into a draw for 1 of 5 $20 Amazon gift cards. Draw...
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October 31, 2019 / CCSN News

Nova Scotia Becomes First Province to Adopt Software to Assess and Report Breast Density

Information about breast density is an important part of breast cancer screening and ensuring early detection and treatment. That is why it will now be automatically included in a woman’s...
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October 10, 2019 / CCSN News

Notice: Prescription Drug List (PDL): Multiple Additions

Date: October 7, 2019 Our file number: 19-119291-196 The purpose of this Notice of Amendment is to notify about the additions of acalabrutinib, galcanezumab, larotrectinib, mannitol, neratinib, niraparib, ravulizumab, romosozumab,...
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October 2, 2019 / CCSN News

An Update from Clinical Trials Ontario

Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO) has been working with health charities and patient organizations like CCSN to build tools and resources about clinical trials that are informed by and meet the...
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October 2, 2019 / CCSN News

Where Do Canada’s MP Candidates Stand on Cancer Issues?

Ahead of the federal election, CCSN believes in the critical importance of raising key issues related to the mission of creating and maintaining the best standard of care for cancer...
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October 2, 2019 / CCSN News

Patient Group Engagement in Public Policy: the Convergence of Experience, Influence and Opportunity

CCSN President & CEO Jackie Manthorne was one of several speakers at the Ontario Lung Association Breathing Policy Forum on Patient Engagement in Public Policy held in Toronto on Sept....
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September 10, 2019

Register now for the fourth annual summit A Dose of Reality: Patients Redefining the Future of Health Care in Canada

Join the Save Your Skin Foundation, Schizophrenia Society of Ontario, Canadian Psoriasis Network and other patient groups for the fourth annual Summit titled: A Dose of Reality: Patients Redefining the...
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August 16, 2019 / Élections Provinciaux

Launch of #TellMe Manitoba Initiative

A new campaign called "Tell Me My Breast Density" has begun, and its goal is to inform politicians in the upcoming elections that breast density notification is a key part...
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August 8, 2019

Revised ODSP Guidelines Could Pose a Threat to Cancer Patients

In November 2018, the Ontario government announced its intention to change the definition of disability in the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) to “align more closely with federal government guidelines.”...
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August 8, 2019

Co-Founder of Myeloma Canada Passes Away

We are saddened to report on the passing of Aldo Del Col, M.S.M., Co-founder of Myeloma Canada on August 6th, 2019, due to complications related to multiple myeloma. He leaves...
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