CBCN Online Survey: Equitable Access to New Drugs for Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment

The Canadian Breast Cancer Network is concerned about unequal access across Canada to drugs for treatment of metastatic breast cancer. In order to raise awareness of this issue and to improve access to new and existing drugs for metastatic breast cancer, CBCN invites you to provide information through participating in a survey. The information you provide will be used to develop a position so that CBCN can work with partner organizations to raise awareness of the need for equitable access to drug treatments across Canada. All information is anonymous – no individual survey participants will be identified.

If you or a loved one is living with metastatic breast cancer, please take a few minutes to complete this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YSXYHL6

Survey closes on June 8th.


June 19-20, 2015: CBCN Advocacy Workshop: Advocacy with Impact – Apply today!

CBCN is committed to providing opportunities for Canadians affected by breast cancer to share their voice and advocate for themselves. We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our next advocacy training workshop Halifax, Nova Scotia.

This session is open to all breast cancer survivors or patients and no prior advocacy experience is required to participate. CBCN will cover all expenses including travel and accommodation costs for all selected participants.

Click here for more details.


CBCN’s webinar on New Therapy Options for Metastatic Breast Cancer is now available for viewing online

If you missed CBCN's latest webinar on New Therapy Options for Metastatic Breast Cancer on March 23rd, you can now access the recorded version online.

Dr. Stephen Chia, M.D., F.R.C.P., an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and an active oncologist with the British Columbia Cancer Agency, joined CBCN to provide viewers with information about the recent advances in treatment options for metastatic breast cancer.

For more information and to view the recorded webinar please click here.


La Vie en Rose through its Roses of Hope Foundation donates $5,000 in support of CBCN’s Never Too Young handbook

CBCN gratefully acknowledges La Vie en Rose through its Roses of Hope Foundation for their generous donation that will support the reprint of our popular handbook Never Too Young: Psychosocial Information and Support for Young women with Breast Cancer. This helpful guide addresses the unique challenges that young women with breast cancer face and offers guidance to help them make the best decisions for their personal well-being during diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

To order a copy, email Rebecca at rwilson@cbcn.ca.

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