Mayor officially opens office for Canadian Cancer Survivor Network on October 3, 2012

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open the office of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network Wednesday October 3, 2012, surrounded by cancer survivors, families, community organization representatives and funders. The Mayor presented a framed declaration to commemorate the occasion to Jackie Manthorne, President and CEO. He spoke of the dedication of Board, staff, and volunteers and acknowledged the valuable role

Canadian Cancer Survivor Network Gives a Voice to Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

On Thursday, September 27, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) hosted its first breakfast reception at Queen’s Park to help raise awareness about metastatic prostate cancer and offer support to a patient population that is often overlooked by stories of prevention and survivorship.   President and CEO of CCSN, Jackie Manthorne, kicked-off the breakfast by welcoming more than 40 guests, including Members of Provincial Parliament

?Canadian Cancer Survivor Network announces launch of CINV public awareness campaign

Website features video testimonials and information about chemo-induced nausea and vomiting OTTAWA, Ontario – October 3, 2012 – The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) is pleased to announce the launch of their website ( and their new Ottawa office at an open house that will be attended by Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson. Among other subjects, the website tackles an important issue that they believe is not

Giving a Voice to Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer: CCSN’s Awareness Reception at Queen?s Park

In recent years, prostate cancer awareness and research has made significant headway with global educational campaigns focused on prevention and survivorship; however, less attention has been given to prostate cancer in the advanced stages – for men whose cancer has spread, or metastasized – and who are running out of time.   September was Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and on Thursday, September 27, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN)

Input needed for new campaign from chemotherapy patients!

CCSN wants you to share your story! Are you a patient who underwent or is undergoing chemotherapy and experienced chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)? Do you have a compelling story that you would be willing to share to help empower others? If so, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is working on a public awareness campaign to let cancer patients know that there is hope regarding

Men and Women with Advanced Prostate or Breast Cancer and Bone Metastases in Quebec Now Have Access to New Medication

Quebec shows leadership in supporting men and women with advanced prostate and breast cancer Ottawa, ON (February 1, 2012) – Today the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) congratulates the Quebec government for providing access to an innovative new treatment, Xgeva® (denosumab), for the prevention of debilitating bone complications, known as skeletal-related events (SREs) in men and women with advanced prostate or breast cancer which has spread