CCSN Writes Open Letters to Provincial Health Ministers

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

Your CCSN December 2021 Newsletter is Here

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.

2nd PanCanadian Virtual Action Week Webinar Becomes an Advocate’s Dream!

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

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement where people around the world come together in support of the causes most important to them. Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is proud to participate in this year’s Giving Tuesday on November 30th. Your donations help us to amplify the voices of cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers, and to shape policy change so that the challenges they face are

Cancer Can’t Wait – PanCanadian Virtual Action Week Webinar Series

21 months after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, half of cancer patients across Canada still report their cancer care appointments are cancelled, postponed, or rescheduled. Throughout the pandemic, CCSN has been meeting virtually with elected officials from across the country – provincial and federal – to discuss our COVID-19 and Cancer Care Disruption Survey. Our survey confirmed that measures in place to deal with

Remembering Kim MacIntosh

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network would like to express our deepest sympathies to the family of Kimberly Ann MacIntosh, as she passed away in her home on November 17 at the age of 54. Kim was one of CCSN’s many advocates, sharing her Lung Cancer story particularly as part of the Right2Survive campaign. In her own words, Kim said, “To put it bluntly, I would