Jackie Manthorne, president & CEO of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN), was interviewed on August 7, 2022 by Atlantic CTV News anchor Bruce Frisko about the results of the fourth CCSN survey in a series conducted by Leger to determine how cancer patients and caregivers from coast-to-coast are coping with the pandemic as it enters its third year, and how they are dealing with
We are pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the International Liver Cancer Movement ! The International Liver Cancer Movement (ILCM) is the first ever global movement in liver cancer, bringing together patient orgs/communities, medical societies, policy makers, the private sector and other actors to work together, share resources and co-create. Since its inception in the beginning of 2021, the ILCM has
The February 2022 edition of our Newsletter is now available. This issue is headlined by our coverage of World Cancer Day this coming February 4. As part of our World Cancer Day coverage, there are virtual events, resources, petitions and other participation opportunities. In addition to our World Cancer Day coverage the newsletter also includes a spotlight on Cervical Cancer, and of course upcoming events,
The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to wreak havoc on our healthcare systems across the country and seemingly neglecting cancer patients and their needs. As part of the national “Cancer Can’t Wait” campaign being spearheaded by the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, CCSN President and CEO Jackie Manthorne has written open letters to all of the Health Ministers across Canada. These letters are written specifically to each
The December 2021 edition of our Newsletter is now available. This issue includes a piece on the latest COVID-19 Variant: Omicron, an excerpt from the obituary for Kim MacIntosh, opportunities to get involved at many levels, and of course upcoming events, past webinars and more. Click here to view! Subscribe here for our Newsletter to ensure you receive future editions.
The second of our PanCanadian Virtual Action Week Webinars focusing on the western provinces began with a few hiccups. Our presenter and new CCSN Public Affairs Consultant was having technical difficulties with his internet connection causing multiple disruptions in his presentation. In fact the presentation had to be cut short to avoid further interruptions and moved on to the panelist discussion. Both panelists, shared their