CBCN releases new report identifying the inequitable access to treatment for women living with metastatic breast cancer

We are pleased to announce the release of Waiting for Treatment: timely equitable access to drugs for metastatic breast cancer, a report calling for more equitable access to treatments for thousands of Canadian women living with metastatic breast cancer (mBC). In order to achieve equitable access to potentially life-extending treatments CBCN has identified four specific areas that require improvement to help eliminate this inequity and allow for faster access to vital medications.

Click here to read the full report.

Managing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Most people are aware of the widely known and visible side effects of chemotherapy like hair loss and nausea. There are also common but less visible side effects of chemotherapy. Febrile neutropenia (FN) is a serious side effect of chemotherapy for breast and other cancers.

Watch this short video to learn more about managing the side effects of chemotherapy.

Register today for Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Webinar Series

Join Living Beyond Breast Cancer this October for their two part webinar series on metastatic breast cancer.

In the first webinar, taking place on October 16th, learn about navigating transitions in your treatment. And in the second webinar, taking place October 27th, learn about treating the whole you with integrative care.

Click here for more information on Part 1.

Click here for more information on Part 2.

Get the latest issue of Network News!

CBCN’s Spring 2015 issue of Network News is now available! In this issue, you’ll find articles on the High Risk Breast Cancer Project, a patient’s story in her own words and the soothing effects of music therapy and qigong, among many other topics. You can read Network News online here or request a free hard copy by sending your mailing address to Wendy at whall@cbcn.ca.

Congratulations to Kathleen Hill of Prince Edward Island, who wins a draw for a $200 gift card from Chapters/Indigo for those who completed a survey about CBCN’s magazine, Network News!


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Last updated: October 13, 2015