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
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.
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.
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.
Date Held: February 27th 2020 Presented By: Dr. Krista Noonan, Medical Oncologist – BC Cancer, Surrey Centre In This Webinar: Dr. Krista Noonan reviews the advancements in systematic therapy in lung cancer over the past decade, and highlights how advancements in systematic therapy have dramatically improved quality and length of life. Dr. Noonan is a medical oncologist specializing in thoracic and genitourinary malignancies at BC Cancer, Surrey Centre who received a BSc in Biochemistry and an MD from Memorial University. She subsequently completed her Medical Oncology and Thoracic Oncology fellowships at the BC Cancer Agency, as well as a diploma in Clinical Epidemiology from Memorial University. Join CCSN and Dr. Noonan for this webinar aimed at informing cancer patients and survivors on the goals of treatment of lung cancer.
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.