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February 5, 2020 / ACT, News

Watch Now! Our Recent Webinar on Breast Cancer Screening and Breast Density with Dr. Paula Gordon

Date Held: February 13th 2020 Presented By: Dr. Paula Gordon, Clinical Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of British Columbia In This Webinar: Dr. Paula Gordon will share information on when individuals should start screening for breast cancer, and how often to screen to help ensure cancer is found as early as possible and to allow the least aggressive options for treatment. Dr. Gordon will also discuss how to screen for recurrence in women who’ve had cancer, explain why these methods are not always offered, and suggest what you can do to improve access to optimal screening. Watch this educational session aimed at helping cancer patients and survivors become more effective advocates by harnessing their personal stories.
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December 19, 2019 / CCSN News

CCSN Legislative Reception at Queen’s Park

CCSN held a Legislative Reception December 11, 2019 at Queen’s Park, in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP). The reception’s theme of WE are emPOWERED to fight cancer, was centred around the message that while cancer affects all of us, it disproportionately affects seniors, with nine out of ten cancer cases affecting individuals 50 years of age and older.
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December 18, 2019 / News

Another cancer organization disappears: Prostate Cancer Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society agree to amalgamate

On December 12, 2019, Prostate Cancer Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) announced that they are amalgamating, much as the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) merged with CCS in early 2017. Not long before that Willow Breast & Hereditary Cancer Support merged with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
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December 18, 2019 / CCSN News, News

Season’s Greetings to You!

Being diagnosed with cancer is something no one wants to hear. Cancer presents many different challenges, complicating factors, and concerns for patients and their caregivers. There are approximately 1,000,000 Canadians who are survivors of cancer for more than 10 years – a figure that reflects just how many Canadians have been diagnosed with cancer, which has risen to nearly one-in-two.
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December 10, 2019 / CCSN News

CCSN’s Fifth Ontario All-Party Cancer Caucus Meeting Focused on Chronic Pain Issues

On December 5, 2019, Canadian Cancer Survivor Network hosted its fifth Ontario All-party Cancer Caucus at Queen’s Park. The cancer rehabilitation series focused on cancer survivor rehabilitation and cancer pain management, and featured an in-depth conversation on cancer rehabilitative services in Ontario, and treating chronic patient pain in today’s healthcare.
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December 9, 2019 / CCSN News, News

Bladder Cancer Support Group in Ottawa

Canadian Cancer Survivor Network’s  Mona Forrest visited the Bladder Cancer Support Group in Ottawa November 28 at the invitation of Support Group Coordinator Snookie Lomow.
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November 25, 2019 / ACT, CCSN News, Legislative Reception, News

A special Legislative Reception at Queen’s Park

Our morning reception in the legislative dining room at Queen’s Park on November 7, 2019 was attended by nearly 100 patients, caregivers, survivors, cancer patient groups, MPPs, including three ministers and several staffers, and others.
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November 21, 2019 / CCSN News, News

Meet CCSN’s Partnership & Fundraising Manager

Earlier this month, CCSN welcomed Owen Brady, our new Partnership & Fundraising Manger. Having multiple years of experience working in the non-profit sector, Owen brings a wealth of expertise in fundraising, partnership management, and community engagement to his role.
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