CCSN Returns to Queen’s Park for Latest All-Party Cancer Caucus

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network’s (CCSN) All-party Caucus at Queen’s Park in Toronto was held on April 24, 2023. It was attended by several CCSN staff, including President and CEO Jackie Manthorne, Community Engagement Manager Lindsay Timm, Communications Manager Trevor Smith-Millar, and Public Policy Coordinator Connor Mulders. Also in attendance were Dense Breasts Canada co-founder and Executive Director, Jennie Dale, and Dr. Martin Yaffe, noted

Read Dense Breasts Canada Reaction to New US Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations

The following is a message from Dense Breasts Canada The recently released United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Breast Cancer Screening recommendations are both exciting and disappointing. The good news is the US Task Force recommended screening mammograms begin at age 40, instead of 50, for women of average risk. The US Task Force provided various reasons for the change including: an increase in

CORD Looking For Board of Directors Applicants

The following is an announcement from CORD The Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders is looking for passionate, creative, committed, qualified people to join our Board of Directors for the 2023-2026 term to help guide our organization to meet the needs of the rare disease community. CORD wishes to invite interested candidates to submit their application to join the Board of Directors for 2023-2026 term. We are particularly

Alberta Election: Read our Questions to Candidates

This is the letter sent out by Jackie Manthorne to all candidates in the 2023 Alberta Election. To read the answers, click here. Dear Candidate: Over 233,900 Canadians are diagnosed with cancer every year, including 21,000 people in Alberta. Approximately 7,300 Albertans die of cancer each year. Clearly, this life-threatening illness affects entire communities, especially families, friends, co-workers, and entire communities. The Canadian Cancer Survivor