CCSN Launches Right2Survive Campaign

Despite being the number one cancer killer in Canada, outcomes in lung cancer lag behind other cancers. Lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canada. It kills more than 21,000 Canadians every year — more people than colorectal, breast, and prostate cancers combined. Lung cancer is in fact many diseases, requiring different treatment approaches and therapeutic options. Scientific advancements are transforming the treatment

Help Sharon raise $10,000 for head and neck cancer patients!

Sharon Dixon, who lives in Edmonton, Alberta, was diagnosed with stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma and had very aggressive reconstructive jaw surgery in 2006. She is a 12-year cancer survivor, will be retiring this year, and is turning 65 years old. In a year of milestone accomplishments, Sharon’s goal is to raise $10,000 which will be donated directly to the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network for

Watch our most recent webinar! Cancer Rehab:A Reality in Canada?

Cancer Rehab: A Reality in Canada? Original Broadcast: Thursday, September 20th 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET Statistics show that as of 2017, more than one million Canadians have survived cancer for more than 10 years. Yet, the physical rehabilitation needs of cancer survivors in Canada have received little attention and few services. Dr. Jennifer M. Jones, PhD, is a senior Scientist and Director of the

CCSN Prostate Cancer Patient/Caregiver Questionnaire – Enzalutamide (Xtandi)

The purpose of the survey is to provide the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) with insights and perspectives about living with and managing castrate resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) from patients and caregivers in order to complete a patient evidence submission for a new medication for non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer called Enzalutamide (Xtandi). We are looking for input from patients with both metastatic or non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) and their

Watch our most recent webinar! Why Patient Engagement is Imperative: Implications for research, healthcare, and ourselves

Originally broadcast September 6th, 2018 Maxime Lê is a graduate of health sciences from the University of Ottawa that has worn many hats for many roles. Chief among them is being a patient advisor for The Ottawa Hospital. Having frequently been a patient and having a passion for health and healthcare, he decided to get involved at The Ottawa Hospital to help improve care, research