Watch free webinar on Canadian private insurance

Canadians are often uncertain about the role and limits of their private insurance coverage. Let’s change that. The slides for this webinar can be viewed at our Slideshare account.  For this webinar, we were joined by Suzanne Lepage, private health plan specialist, for a discussion of Canada’s private drug plan marketplace and its overlap with government provided services. She walked us through what to expect

Rehabilitation after cancer: could it be possible in Ontario?

On November 22nd, CCSN hosted an All Party Cancer Caucus meeting with members of the Ontario legislature at Queen’s Park, Toronto. Present were representatives from patients and medical professionals, CCSN staff and board members, and volunteer Jaymee Maaghop. The meeting raised awareness and launched crucial discussion on the scarcity and disconnection of rehabilitative services in the cancer care continuum. CCSN CEO Jackie Manthorne introduced the

CCSN hosts Legislative Reception on cancer-associated thrombosis

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) held their annual Legislative Reception at  Queen’s Park On October 26, 2017. The Reception was an opportunity for patients, MPPs and doctors to discuss cancer-associated thrombosis (CAT), and, despite the ongoing election-prep furor in the Ontario Legislature, the turn out to the event surpassed that of previous years. Over 30 MPPs attended, including 6 ministers. Representatives of several organizations attended,

#GivingTuesday is November 28!

It’s time to get excited for #GivingTuesday! The day is a chance for caring individuals to show their support for charities across the North America. It is the biggest single fundraising day next to New Year’s Eve, and it makes so many incredible initiatives possible.

Watch: Clinical Trials 101

This webinar will tell you what you need to know about clinical trials, their history, and help you prepare for a trial. If you’re currently considering participating in a clinical trial, we hope that this webinar helps to answer many of your questions. In the presentation you’ll learn the difference between different types of clinical trial and the design and purpose of clinical trials, and

Jackie Manthorne Recognised with Jack Shapiro Lifetime Achievement Award

Ottawa, ON – Jackie Manthorne, President and CEO of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN), has spent over twenty years giving a voice to cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. This fall, that dedication was recognised by the Canadian Cancer Action Network (CCAN), which awarded Manthorne the 2017 Jack Shapiro Lifetime Achievement Award at their Annual General Meeting on September 14th. CCAN is a not-for-profit that