Cancer Care
CancerCare
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You may be singled out if you're single

Another interesting revelation about how the social determinants of health impact on treatment and potential health outcomes.

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If you’re single with cancer, you may get less aggressive treatment than a married person

Studies suggest marital status can matter, especially if doctors think you’re alone and lack a support network.

December 3rd
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Canadian Cancer Survivor Network

A great resource for Canadians on the cancer care journey.

survivornet promotes health by conducting educational activities for cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors on the physical and financial impacts, and other relevant topics, associated ...

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Belated thanks, Mark! It was great collaborating with you on the caregiving webinar.

November 27th
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November 16th in CancerCare
Blood tests that help avoid unnecessary chemotherapy

This get categorized under the smarter not harder approach to healthcare.

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This is such good news! I hope it doesn't take too long for it to be made available in Canada.

November 16th
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Blood tests that help avoid unnecessary chemotherapy

This get categorized under the smarter not harder approach to healthcare.

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Saving Patients From Unnecessary Chemotherapy with a Blood Test | Trending | LabRoots

November 16th
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Canadian Cancer Survivor Network

A great resource for Canadians on the cancer care journey.

survivornet promotes health by conducting educational activities for cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors on the physical and financial impacts, and other relevant topics, associated ...

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Home Page - Canadian Cancer Survivor Network

November 7th
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Kill codes for cancer cells

New research emerging about how to activate features of cells that kill cancer without the grueling effects of chemotherapy.

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Scientists discover all cancerous cells have a KILL CODE

Every human cell contains a 'kill code' which can be triggered to cause its own self-destruction, say Northwestern University, who believe it could be utilised for the future fight against cancer.

October 30th
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The Future is Now: How Genomic Profiling Can Inform Cancer Treatment

Did you know that doctors can test perform tests to see which cancer treatment would work best for you?

They do so by extracting cancer cells and performing a number of cancer treatments to those cells. Once they find the best treatment they apply ...

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The Future is Now: How Genomic Profiling Can Inform Cancer Treatment

Genomic profiling offers a unique way of looking at an individual’s DNA and how it could be causing their cancer to grow.

October 12th
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A national strategy on cancer in Canada

We're attending the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (partnershipagainstcancer.ca) stakeholder meeting in Toronto talking about the next priorities on a cancer control action plan. We want to hear from you. What would be your ...

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September 18th
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Never underestimate the importance of listening to your body

As explained in the story linked below, a woman describes her difficult caregiving experience. She describes her boyfriend admitting to having excessively bloody stools for several years without seeking medical attention. After being pushed by his ...

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The Definition of Strength | Family Caregiver Alliance

August 3rd
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Genomic Testing for Cancer: What do you want to know about this process?

We're planning a learning event for the Fall related to genomic testing and cancer. Genomic testing involves looking at the DNA features of a cancerous tumor. Cancer researchers have identified specific genes that are related to cancer growth. As a ...

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My sister was diagnosed with triple neg- breast cancer last year. She is still undergoing treatments and her prognoses is 50% the cancer will return as another type. This was devestating news to us. Her application was refused for genetic testing. As her sister I feel I should also be checked- these are proactive strategies that could potentially reduce the number of breast cancer deaths. Why would they refuse DNA testing?

August 2nd
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