Asbestos cement water pipe petition tabled in the House of Commons

The following is a media release from Prevent Cancer Now. For a primer about the issues surrounding asbestos in drinker water in Canada, click here. Prevent Cancer Now (PCN) is very pleased that Petition e – 4375 calling for action on asbestos cement (AC) drinking water supply pipes was tabled in the House of Commons today by Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (view here). MP

Open Letter: Urgent need to reduce the age to begin breast cancer screening in Canada

To All Federal Decision Makers, Subject: Urgent Need to Reduce the Age to Begin Breast Cancer Screening We, the undersigned women leaders from various sectors of Canadian society, are writing this open letter to draw your attention to a critical issue that demands immediate action: the age to begin breast cancer screening. Breast cancer affects women across our nation and is the most commonly diagnosed

We are becoming concerned about Long COVID

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.