Canada’s federal government should be ashamed of itself!

Laurena Smith Features Writer, Canadian Cancer Survivor Network With the closure of the last two asbestos mines in 2011, Canada’s export industry for the toxic mineral is not expected to make a return any time soon. Even Premier Jean Charest’s promised 58 million in loans to reopen the Jeffrey Mine in aptly named Asbestos, Quebec went unfunded when the Parti Quebecois  won the 2012 provincial

Watch: Jackie Manthorne Featured in Amgen Canada’s Video on Biosimilars!

Amgen Canada is proud to share an online video series they have developed on biosimilars. The videos were released today in the digital version of The Globe & Mail. For the past several months, Amgen has worked with The Globe & Mail to create these online videos that cover the key issues on biosimilars. Participants included Amgen Canada’s Karen Burke, who provided perspective on biosimilars

Canadian Cancer Survivor Network calls for increased training and closer oversight and supervision of radiologists

The approximately 3,500 patients who relied on results of CT scans and mammograms conducted by Trillium Health now called into question have every right to be both worried and outraged.  Canadians trust that mammography and CT scans will help them learn whether they are in good health or whether an abnormal scan requires further investigation, leading to an early diagnosis and treatment of cancer with

The Canadian Cancer Society – Quebec Division before the Committee on Health and Social Services: strengthening of the Tobacco Act demanded

QUEBEC, Aug. 20, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) – Quebec Division will appear today before the Parliamentary Committee on Health and Social Services as part of the examination of the report on the implementation of the Tobacco Act 2005-2010. “Currently, smoking causes a third of cancer deaths, which are all preventable. For the CCS, it is clear that the fight against

Poverty the Greatest Barrier to Good Health, Canadians tell CMA Consultation

OTTAWA, July 30, 2013 /CNW/ – Poverty kills. That’s the key message in What Makes us Sick, a report released today by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) based on what Canadians said during a series of town hall meetings and an online consultation held earlier this year. The national dialogue with Canadians asked them about their experiences with the social determinants of health – the