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July 4, 2019

Did you miss our webinar: Towards a Peaceful Relationship with Food During a Journey with Cancer?

Date held: Thursday, July 4, 2019 Presenter: Erin Roman of InspireHealth In this webinar: It is common and absolutely normal that a diagnosis of cancer may bring up some curiosities,...
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July 4, 2019

PEI Government Announces Breast Density Notification Program

The government of PEI has announced that it will be including breast density notifications in its breast cancer screening program by the Fall. Dense breasts are an important risk factor...
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July 3, 2019

Launch of the NoMatterMyAge Campaign

Genomic Health, Inc. has launched their NoMatterMyAge campaign, focused on raising awareness around age bias in cancer care, including access to genomic tests for breast cancer patients. The campaign highlights...
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July 2, 2019

Health Canada Releases Report: Drug & Medical Device Highlights of 2018

Health Canada has released their report “Drug and Medical Device Highlights 2018: Helping you maintain and improve your health”. This is part of their commitment to make more information available...
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July 2, 2019

Show and Tell: Cancer-related lymphedema the topic of CCSN’s Fourth Ontario All-party Cancer Caucus meeting

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) returned to Queen’s Park for its fourth All-party cancer caucus meeting on May 30, 2019. In this session, CCSN invited the Lymphedema Association of...
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June 28, 2019

Did You Miss our Free Webinar: The Link between Income Inequality and Access to Health(care)

Date held: Thursday, June 27th, 1:00- 2:00 PM EST Presented by: Dr. Ambreen Sayani In this webinar: Many factors influence the ability of individuals to perceive their need for healthcare...
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June 27, 2019

Catalyst for Change: In Support of the Charitable Sector

Ottawa – The federal government needs to renew its relationship with charities, non-profits and volunteers if it is to sustain good work in the future. In a report released last...
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June 21, 2019

Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Putting Thousands of Women at Risk

The new breast cancer screening guidelines are dangerous, and thousands of Canadian women will die if they are not revised. In December 2018, the Canadian Task Force on Preventative Health...
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June 10, 2019

Did you miss our webinar: Is Canada’s Cancer System prepared to provide quality cancer care to older Canadians?

Date held: Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:00 PM- 2:00PM According to the Canadian Cancer Society, one of two Canadians will be affected by cancer and 9 of 10 Canadians who...
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