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September 7, 2020 / News

Anxieties of cancer patients and caregivers about phone and virtual appointments during the pandemic

Before COVID-19, seeing a doctor or specialist generally meant seeing them in person. Now, it typically means talking to them on the phone, or perhaps over a video call. Although...
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October 13, 2020 / News

Lynparza® (olaparib) Receives Health Canada Approval for the Treatment of BRCA or ATM Gene-Mutated Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Lynparza is the first targeted treatment approved in biomarker-selected prostate cancer validated by a Phase III trial Read the full press release provided by AstraZeneca Canada Inc.    
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October 15, 2020 / News

CCSN Congratulates Stewart Campbell, for Being the Recipient of the Pathfinder Award.

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Net would like to congratulate Stewart Campbell, Chairman of ProstAid Calgary for being the recipient of the 2020 Pathfinder Award. The Pathfinder Award is given to...
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November 3, 2020 / News

Radon Risk: Test Your Home Today to Find Out if You Have a Dangerous Level

Radon exposure is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers in Canada. Raising public awareness is a critical first step toward protecting Canadians from the health risks associated with...
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November 4, 2020 / News

Competition Bureau Launches Survey About Digital Health Services in Canada

The Competition Bureau of Canada wants to better understand the barriers Canadians may face in accessing and using health services through digital technology. But to do that, they need your...
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November 5, 2020 / News

COVID-19 & CancerCantWait

The COVID-19 crisis has heightened anxieties and concerns among patients and caregivers about receiving adequate cancer care. It has also led to postponed appointments, procedures and treatments which have clearly...
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November 6, 2020 / News

Protect Our Access

The federal government has proposed new regulations that threaten your access to life-saving medicines. These changes mean fewer life-changing medicines available to us. It will force Canadians to leave the...
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November 8, 2020 / News

New Normal Same Cancer

Oncologists worldwide are concerned about the disruptions COVID-19 has caused to cancer treatments. When the world stopped, cancer didn’t. Don’t wait. Get checked!
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January 4, 2021 / News

Protecting Cancer Patients from COVID-19

As we see the start of a year long roll out of the COVID-19 vaccination, an innovative clinical trial is focused on strengthening the immune system for one of the...
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January 5, 2021 / News

Are you Facing a Stressful Situation? Alberta Health Services has resources and services available!

Have you been impacted by financial pressures, unexpected difficulties, unemployment, or stressful situations such as the current outbreak of Covid-19? Alberta Health Services has resources and services, such as Text4Hope and...
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