Canadian Cancer Survivor Network hosts Ontario Legislative Reception to raise awareness of metastatic prostate cancer

Ottawa, ON – November 19, 2014 – In the month of November focused on men’s health, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) was pleased to host its third annual breakfast reception at the Ontario Legislature to highlight the challenges faced by metastatic prostate cancer patients and their families and the increasing number of treatment options that provide a good quality of life while living with

Ontario Government Seniors’ Strategy Attacks Universality for Seniors’ Health Care; Thin on Improvements to Access

Toronto, ON, January 9, 2013 – The Ontario Health Coalition, representing more than 400 organizations dedicated to protecting public health care, including the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, warns that the Ontario government’s proposed Seniors’ Strategy threatens the core principle of universal health care for all. “Universality is a core principle for health care. As more and more services are moved out of hospital it is

Giving a Voice to Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Awareness Reception at Queen’s Park on September 27, 2012

TORONTO, September 20, 2012 – In recent years, prostate cancer awareness and research has made significant headway with global educational campaigns focused on prevention and survivorship; however, less attention has been given to prostate cancer in the advanced stages – for men whose cancer has spread, or metastasized – and who are running out of time. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and on Thursday, September 27, the

Participate in Ontario Budget Hearings!

As you know, the government did not hold pre-budget hearings as is normally the case, even though it was planning an extremely harsh budget that will result in major health care cuts. These hearings usually happen in January and are held across the province before the Ontario Budget is finalized and introduced in legislation. They are the public’s opportunity to give input. But the government did not hold

Ontario Health Coalition Warns Ontario Budget Puts Health Care in Peril

April 2, 2012 Ontario Health Coalition Releases Four Demands to Protect Public Interest: Warns Ontario Budget Puts Health Care in Peril Toronto – As the Ontario budget debate begins in the legislature, the Ontario Health Coalition warned that the budget as it is now written would dismantle community hospitals and curtail access to care for thousands of elderly residents on wait lists. The coalition released four key demands