Open Letter: Urgent need to reduce the age to begin breast cancer screening in Canada

To All Federal Decision Makers, Subject: Urgent Need to Reduce the Age to Begin Breast Cancer Screening We, the undersigned women leaders from various sectors of Canadian society, are writing this open letter to draw your attention to a critical issue that demands immediate action: the age to begin breast cancer screening. Breast cancer affects women across our nation and is the most commonly diagnosed

Glioblastoma: The most aggressive of brain cancers

It grows fast, it hits hard, and when symptoms begin showing up it may already be too late. Glioblastoma is a specific type of brain tumour, one that is the most common and most aggressive types. The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada says around 4 in 100,000 people have the condition, making up a large percentage of brain tumours diagnosed. They come about at any

New Legislation Aims to Tackle Firefighter Cancer

( Left to Right: Nir Hagigi, CCSN Public Policy Analyst; Senator Hassan Yussuff; Lindsay Timm, CCSN Community Engagement Manager; Gabriel McDonald, CCSN Social Policy Researcher ) We have discussed before about the dangers of Firefighting as a profession, and now the federal government is helping mitigate those risks. On June 22nd, Bill C-224 received royal assent and was put into law. The bill is called

Susan M. Love, Breast Cancer Advocacy Pioneer, Has Passed Away

Susan M. Love, MD, MBA, who led Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research since 1995, steering the Foundation through its innovative and life-changing research and advocacy programs, has died. She was 75. Dr. Love passed away with recurrent leukemia on July 2, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. A breast surgeon, Dr. Love is best known for pioneering work fueled by her criticism of