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July 3, 2020

Open Letter to Premier Ford re Bill 175

Dear Premier: The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) is writing to express our concerns about Bill 175, Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act, 2020, and the impact it...
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July 14, 2020

Cancer patients face double jeopardy with COVID-19

New survey reveals cancer care disruption in Canada has triggered another public health crisis OTTAWA, ON, July 14, 2020 /CNW/ - The results of a new survey released today by the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN)...
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July 22, 2020

How to Find Your Provincial Representative

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July 31, 2020 / News

World Lung Cancer Day

World Lung Cancer Day was a campaign created by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) in 2012. Since then, FIRS and The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) have...
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August 14, 2020 / News

Cancer patients and caregivers concerned about postponed and cancelled screenings during the pandemic

The cancellation and postponement of cancer screenings because of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused anxiety and distress for a significant number of cancer patients, pre-diagnosis patients, and caregivers across Canada,...
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August 14, 2020 / News

The devastating effect on cancer care of cancelling elective surgeries during the pandemic

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network’s survey of cancer patients and caregivers across Canada has revealed the devastating effect of the cancellation of elective surgeries on cancer patients. The survey was...
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August 14, 2020 / News

Lung cancer patients and caregivers anxious about their vulnerability to COVID-19

It's hard to think of a worse time to be a lung cancer patient than during a global pandemic. This situation provides many sources of anxiety: lung cancer patients are...
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August 19, 2020 / News

Pancreatic cancer – Promising Treatment for Deadly Cancer Blocked by Canadian Regulators

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - While innovations in health care are spurring extraordinary advances in the treatment of malignant tumours, progress has been limited when it comes to the...
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Researchers at the University of Toronto are conducting an online study to understand teh physical and mental health of cancer survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Who can participate? Anyone diagnosed with cancer who is 18+ years and proficient in English. What does it involve? An online survey which takes 45-60 minutes to complete (one time only).
August 28, 2020 / ACT

Cancer Survivors Needed for an Online Survey

The Exercise Oncology Lab at the University of Toronto (PI: Dr. Linda Trinh) is looking for cancer survivors to complete an online survey about their experiences with physical activity and...
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September 4, 2020 / News

Cancer still waiting…

If you think that COVID-19 disruption of cancer care is nearly over, think again! CCSN’s recent Leger survey of 1,243 Canadians revealed that the response to the COVID-19 pandemic has...
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