The devastating effect on cancer care of cancelling elective surgeries during the pandemic

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network’s survey of cancer patients and caregivers across Canada has revealed the devastating effect of the cancellation of elective surgeries on cancer patients. The survey was conducted by Leger for the CCSN in late May and early June. In total, 1243 people were surveyed, among them cancer patients, pre-diagnosis patients, and caregivers of cancer patients. Most of the respondents were from

Cancer patients and caregivers concerned about postponed and cancelled screenings during the pandemic

The cancellation and postponement of cancer screenings because of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused anxiety and distress for a significant number of cancer patients, pre-diagnosis patients, and caregivers across Canada, according to a survey recently conducted for the Canadian Cancer Survivors Network. With screenings and tests delayed, cancer patients have been left in the dark about the state of their disease. Sasha, an Alberta lymphoma

World Lung Cancer Day

World Lung Cancer Day was a campaign created by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) in 2012. Since then, FIRS and The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) have strived to raise awareness and to educate the public about lung cancer and its impact on millions around the world. Lung cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer amongst Canadians as well as the

Have your say about lung cancer services!

Are you interested in sharing your experience with lung cancer to inform the provision of services to people lung cancer? Your help is needed to identify gaps in care and what would help to fill these gaps. This is a paid market research opportunity from a private company. If interested, please complete the following short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C7WCNZ7

CCSN is Partnering with CanRehab

Do Cancer Survivors Need Rehab? You bet they do! That is why CCSN is partnering with the Canadian Cancer Rehabilitation Team! Learn More…