While the drumbeat news about COVID-19 can be overwhelming, a new aspect of the pandemic is coming to light that is giving us here at the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network some concern. Initially, the public thought that COVID-19 was a one-off virus. You get it, and two weeks or so after infection, you’re in the clear, like any common cold. But sometimes, even if you
Clinical Trials Ontario: Call for Members for the College of Lived Experience
The following is a message from Clinical Trials Ontario Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO) is an independent not-for-profit organization established with support from the Government of Ontario. Our mandate is to work together with the clinical trials community, the public, and other partners to improve Ontario’s clinical trials environment. Since 2012 we have been carrying out our mandate with one of our three strategic pillars being
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 mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. They hope to use this information to develop tailored resources to address the needs of cancer survivors during this time. The survey takes about 45 minutes to complete. Anyone
Watch Now! CCSN Webinar on Getting Motivated to Get Moving!
Date Held: May 21st, 2020 | Presented By: Rachel Mark of InspireHealth. | Join CCSN and Rachel for this educational session aimed at helping cancer patients and survivors maintain an exercise routine throughout COVID-19 self-isolation.
Watch Now! CCSN Webinar on Healthy Eating During COVID-19 Self-Isolation
Date Held: May 14th 2020 Presented By: Lynda Soberanes MSc, RD of InspireHealth. Join CCSN and Lynda for this educational session aimed at helping cancer patients and survivors maintain a healthy diet throughout COVID-19 self-isolation.
Watch Now! CCSN Webinar on When the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review Says “No,” Then What?
Date Held: May 8th 2020 Presented By: Ryan Clarke LL.B., Founder & President of Advocacy Solutions. Join CCSN and Ryan Clarke LL.B. for this educational session aimed at helping cancer patients and survivors become informed on cancer drug assessments and pCODR processes.