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April 1, 2022

Anal & Colorectal Webinar Now Available for Replay

CCSN welcomes back Helene Hutchings to discuss anal and colorectal cancer in this educational webinar. (more…)
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February 16, 2022

Bitterest Pill Event at Queen’s Park – DATE CHANGE & DETAILS

The following is a press release from CanCertainty: The event previously scheduled for Monday, March 28th has been rescheduled to Monday, April 4th.  This change was in consideration of the weather....
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Tomorrow can't wait!
February 7, 2022

Tomorrow Can’t Wait: Every Canadian Deserves Access to Breakthrough Cancer Treatments

Ottawa, February 4, 2022 – Cancer ends more Canadian lives than anything else. In 2020, cancer killed 83,300 Canadians. New research from The Conference Board of Canada shows that although...
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February 4, 2022

CCSN’s Self-Advocacy Webinar Now Available for Replay

2 years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, half of cancer patients across Canada still report their cancer care appointments are cancelled, postponed, or rescheduled. Throughout the pandemic, CCSN...
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January 31, 2022 / CCSN News

Your CCSN February 2022 Newsletter is Here

The February 2022 edition of our Newsletter is now available. This issue is headlined by our coverage of World Cancer Day this coming February 4. As part of our World...
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January 26, 2022 / Elections, News

Sign the Petition Calling All Ontario Political Parties to Commit to Equal Access to Take-Home Cancer Drugs

Take-home cancer medications – taken either by pill or self-injection – are now a fundamental part of modern cancer treatment and are improving patients’ outcomes in nearly every type of...
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January 19, 2022 / News

UICC launches three-year campaign to create more equitable access to cancer services

Press Release: Jan 18, 2022 - Geneva Switzerland   On 4 February, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) will launch a new three-year campaign for World Cancer Day that brings...
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January 13, 2022 / CCSN News, COVID-19

CCSN Writes Open Letters to Provincial Health Ministers

The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to wreak havoc on our healthcare systems across the country and seemingly neglecting cancer patients and their needs. As part of the national "Cancer Can't...
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December 15, 2021 / CCSN News

Your CCSN December 2021 Newsletter is Here

The December 2021 edition of our Newsletter is now available. This issue includes a piece on the latest COVID-19 Variant: Omicron, an excerpt from the obituary for Kim MacIntosh, opportunities...
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December 15, 2021 / CCSN News

2nd PanCanadian Virtual Action Week Webinar Becomes an Advocate’s Dream!

The second of our PanCanadian Virtual Action Week Webinars focusing on the western provinces began with a few hiccups. Our presenter and new CCSN Public Affairs Consultant was having technical...
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