About the Webinar: The slides for this webinar can be viewed at our Slideshare account. Join Alexandra Chambers & oncologist Dr. Craig Earle with CADTH’s pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR) as they discuss the opportunities for clinicians to participate in the process and be part of the system, and how clinician input can help to inform cancer drug funding recommendations to enhance patient outcomes for Canadians.
Month: January 2018
Watch our most recent webinar! Federal pharmaceutical pricing reform: What do patients think?
About the Webinar: The slides for this webinar can be viewed at our Slideshare account. Bill Dempster & guests Louise Binder & Martine Elias discussed the updates to the federal pharmaceutical price reform proposal, how patient leaders are responding and what steps they are taking to ensure that patients are being heard by decision makers. About the Presenters: Bill Dempster, CEO of 3Sixty Public Affairs, is a
National Non-Smoking Week
This week (January 15-21 2018) is National Non-Smoking Week in Canada. Weedless Wednesday (recognized on the Wednesday of National Non-Smoking Week) is a day when smokers are urged to butt out with the intention of kick-starting the process of quitting smoking. Focusing media and public attention on the benefits of cessation and the community resources available to help smokers quit, the idea behind Weedless
Register Now for our Free January Webinars!
CCSN’s Free Webinar Series is back for 2018! We’re pleased to offer two free webinars for the month of January. Please see below for details and registration links. Federal pharmaceutical pricing reform: What do patients think? Register here! Join Bill Dempster & guests Louise Binder & Martine Elias as they discuss the updates to the federal pharmaceutical price reform proposal, how patient leaders are responding and
Join us on Friday, February 2nd for our annual World Cancer Day Open House!
CCSN World Cancer Day Open House You are invited! Come on out to our annual Canadian Cancer Survivor Network Open House for recognition and awareness of World Cancer Day. Drop by CCSN’s office from 3pm – 5pm on Friday, February 2nd 2018 at 1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 210. Escape the winter doldrums! Drop in for some refreshments, hot coffee, warm chat, networking and some brief
Death Associated with an IV Compounding Error and Management of Care in a Naturopathic Centre
Patients with a diagnosis of cancer may choose to use complementary and alternative medicine, such as naturopathy, to support conventional medical therapies (e.g., surgery, chemotherapy). The complementary and alternative medicine treatment plan is usually prescribed by a naturopathic doctor and carried out in a complementary care centre (CCC). As part of an ongoing collaboration with a provincial death investigation service, ISMP Canada received a report