BioCanRx Consultation Survey for Cancer Immunotherapy Research Priorities

The following message is from BioCanRx. “As some of you are aware, BioCanRx – Canada’s Immunotherapy Network, was awarded funding through the Government of Canada’s Strategic Science Fund for the period of 2024-2029. BioCanRx is a network of scientists, highly qualified personnel, clinicians, cancer stakeholders, NGOs and industry partners working together to accelerate the development of innovative cancer immunotherapy therapeutics. Since 2015, BioCanRx has taken

CADTH Symposium Travel Awards Program Now Accepting Applications

The following is a message from CADTH. “We are pleased to announce that the 2024 Symposium Travel Awards Program is accepting applications to support attendance by individuals who could not participate in the Symposium without financial support. Launched in 2007, the program is part of our commitment to making this important event accessible to all health care stakeholders. This year, eligible applicants can receive up

Check Out This Op-Ed From Our Partners at Dense Breasts Canada

Dense Breasts Canada Co-Founder and Executive Director Jennie Dale has penned an opinion piece for The Gazette on Quebec’s new breast cancer screening policy. Dense Breasts Canada is a partner of CCSN and joined us last year in Victoria, BC for our All-party Cancer Caucus, in Saskatchewan in 2023, and at our Legislative Reception in 2018. Dale co-wrote the piece with Annie Slight, who is

CORD Launches #FightForOurLives Campaign

  The Following is a message from the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders. Attention Rare Disease Community: Last year, the federal government launched the National Rare Disease Drug Strategy, which included a funding commitment of $1.4 billion to help provinces and territories pay for rare disease drugs. However, one year later and not a single penny has been spent to help fund rare disease drugs.

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network Holds Open House for World Cancer Day

For the first time since COVID-19, CCSN held its traditional in-person Open House on February 2 to mark World Cancer Day. Jackie Manthorne, CCSN President & CEO, welcomed MPP Chandra Pasma, member of the Provincial Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean, and Laine Johnson, College Ward City Councillor, and invited each of them to speak about the theme of World Cancer Day this year – Close the