Strengthening the Voice of Liver Cancer Patients in Ontario

“Today is a very special reception for us,” shared Jackie Manthorne, President & CEO of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, to over 56 guests which included Ministers, MPPs and cancer patients, caregivers and survivors at Queen’s Park. On Monday, April 29, 2019, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) hosted a legislative reception and luncheon in the Main Legislative Building of Queen’s Park. The focus of

CORD: The Outlook Internationally on Rare Diseases

Patient advocates, health organizations, professionals and industry representatives from across the globe visited Toronto on May 10-12, 2019 to engage in a “Rare International Dialogue” on rare diseases and disorders. The conference was hosted by Rare Diseases International (RDI) and the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD). This was the very first time an event of this caliber and partnership was held in North America.

Did you miss our webinar: Fear of Cancer Recurrence – 5 ways to lessen your anxiety

Date Held: Thursday, May 23, 2019Presented By: Dr. Rob Rutledge In this webinar: Oncologist Rob Rutledge provides practical advice and healing skills for people who are anxious about their cancer recurring. Rob draws on 25 years of clinical practice, over 50 skills for healing retreats, and the neuroscience of mind-body medicine to explain that anxiety is normal and expected, and what to do when it

Did you miss our webinar! The Basics of Clinical Trials

Date held: Thursday, May 9th, 2019 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM In this webinar: Are you interested in learning the basics about clinical trials, such as: What clinical trials are? How clinical trials are designed? How to find a clinical trial? How you might decide if a clinical trial you are considering is credible or reputable? If those topics about clinical trials interest you, this webinar

Make a Commitment to Change on World Ovarian Cancer Day

You have an opportunity to be the difference we can make in saving women’s lives. Heading into World Ovarian Cancer Day (May 8), Ovarian Cancer Canada has set an ambitious goal of raising $25,000 for ovarian cancer research. Make a commitment to change.

Did you miss our webinar! Tumor Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy

Date Held: May 2, 2019 1:00PM- 2:00PM In this webinar: Dr. Michele Ardolino, Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology and Scientist Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, discusses: The body has a phenomenal weapon to fight infections and cancer: the immune system. This seminar will focus on how the immune system recognizes and shapes cancer and on how research in