CCSN Submission to Senate on Bill C-45

On May 11th 2018, CCSN provided a submission to members of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology. The submission was a review of Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts (Cannabis Act). It provides CCSN’s perspectives about the Bill. You can read the submission here.

Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) Patient Survey

If you have or had Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL), you can help by completing Lymphoma Canada’s survey. Lymphoma Canada is preparing a submission for the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR). The survey provides us with the patient input required for the submission. pCODR uses this information to help them make recommendations to Canadian public drug plans regarding funding for new cancer drugs. The

Share Your Experience: Take our Canadian Liver Cancer Patient & Caregiver Survey

Are you a patient, caregiver, or family member/friend affected by liver cancer & living in Canada?   Please take a moment to complete our Canadian liver cancer patient & caregiver survey. The purpose of this short survey is to help the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) better understand the issues that patients and non-patients face with primary liver cancer diagnosis and treatment. By participating in this survey,

Ontario Election Campaign

The government of Ontario has an important role to play in making sure that everyone diagnosed with cancer has timely access to cancer care and essential medical services as well as access to emergency rooms and the treatment and medications they need. Today, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network invited all candidates and their parties to respond to the following questions: Dear Candidate: Over 200,000 Canadians are diagnosed

Cancer Survivors Invited for Survivors’ Lap at Relay for Life Ottawa

Relay For Life Ottawa is an inspirational, non-competitive, 12-hour overnight fundraising event that brings our community together to celebrate life and fight cancer. Relay’s festival-like atmosphere can be enjoyed regardless of age or fitness level. Join us on Friday night, June 15th at 7pm when teams complete laps, participate in fun activities, refuel with delicious food and remember and honour those who are currently facing cancer and those we

Click here to watch our most recent webinar! Effective Advocacy Strategies

The slides for this webinar are available on our Slideshare account.  CCSN welcomed back Ryan Clarke of Advocacy Solutions for an in-depth webinar on best advocacy practices. Topics covered include types of advocacy, the essence and cornerstones of effectiveness and how to develop an impactful plan to get your message across. The webinar was followed by a brief question and answer session. Originally broadcast on May