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Being diagnosed with cancer is something no one wants to hear. Cancer presents many different challenges, complicating factors, and concerns for patients and their caregivers. There are approximately 1,000,000 Canadians who are survivors of cancer for more than 10 years – a figure that reflects just how many Canadians have been diagnosed with cancer, which has risen to nearly one-in-two.
Our morning reception in the legislative dining room at Queen’s Park on November 7, 2019 was attended by nearly 100 patients, caregivers, survivors, cancer patient groups, MPPs, including three ministers and several staffers, and others.
The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network has designed an online course which will help prepare you for a variety of exciting opportunities to have your own voice heard within healthcare discourses and practices.
By Marina Canalejo CCSN Web Policy Assistant When you hear the word immunotherapy what comes to mind? An obscure therapy of some sort that has not yet been very well explained? In this article, you will find out about the immune system, how it works and how these new immunotherapies are helping our own bodies attack and kill cancer wherever it might be. The immune
On June 7, 2017, members of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network and Prostate Cancer Canada Network Ottawa met with Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa. It was a beautiful day at City Hall to receive the Mayor’s official proclamation declaring June as National Cancer Survivors Month in Ottawa. CCSN’s President and CEO Jackie Manthorne posed with the Mayor as he read the proclamation,