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August 2, 2019

Highlights from ISMP Canada Safety Bulletin

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada has released another issue of their safety bulletin. Here are some of the highlights: Mandatory reporting of serious adverse drug reactions and medical...
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July 16, 2019

CADTH Announces Membership of Its Patient and Community Advisory Committee

Following a nationwide call for nominations, CADTH is announcing the membership of its new Patient and Community Advisory Committee. This committee intends to bring diverse patient, family, and caregiver voices...
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July 15, 2019

Inspiring Melanoma Patients and Survivors that Hope is Alive

The Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC) has created a video project to inspire hope for melanoma patients and survivors. This video documents testimonials of melanoma patients who received effective therapy...
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July 15, 2019

A Prescription for Canada: Achieving Pharmacare for All

In June 2019, the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare released their report concerning the recommendations on the implementation of a national pharmacare program. The final report recommends...
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July 11, 2019

Clinical Trials Ontario Launches Their New Clinical Trials Finder Tool

Clinical Trials Ontario is committed to developing ways to engage patients and the public with clinical trials, and have recently launched an easy-to-use and unique-in-Canada Clinical Trial Finder. Built with...
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July 9, 2019

Petition Campaigning for Full Coverage of Breast Prosthesis

BodyMedBoutique is a Burlington, ON business providing a specialized service. They cater to people having undergone cancer treatment, offering mastectomy bras and breast forms, post-surgical bras, and products to ease...
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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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