World Lung Cancer Day

World Lung Cancer Day was a campaign created by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) in 2012. Since then, FIRS and The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) have strived to raise awareness and to educate the public about lung cancer and its impact on millions around the world. Lung cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer amongst Canadians as well as the

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Cancer patients face double jeopardy with COVID-19

New survey reveals cancer care disruption in Canada has triggered another public health crisis OTTAWA, ON, July 14, 2020 /CNW/ – The results of a new survey released today by the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) reveal that the disruption of cancer care due to COVID-19 has triggered another public health crisis. In fact, more than half (54%) of Canadian cancer patients, caregivers and those awaiting confirmation of a cancer diagnosis

Open Letter to Premier Ford re Bill 175

Dear Premier: The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) is writing to express our concerns about Bill 175, Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act, 2020, and the impact it will have on home care services for all Ontarians, including cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. We are concerned that this legislation will privatize home care, and also enable changes in home care regulations to be