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.


Join us on May 19th for the High Risk Forum in Toronto!

Join us for an evening of education and information at the High Risk Forum, in partnership with Rethink Breast Cancer (Rethink), Willow Breast & Hereditary Cancer Support (Willow) and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF). This event will feature a group of expert speakers, community resources and the premier of High Risk: A Rethink Breast Cancer Film.

When: May 19, 2015, 430pm – 830pm
Where: Toronto Reference Library, Appel Salon

Click here, to find out more about this educational evening, including how to RSVP.


Get the latest issue of Network News and let us know what you think for a chance to a $200 gift certificate!

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.

Let us know what you think! In order to provide you with a publication that shares topics and information that is of interest to you, it’s helpful for us to know what you like about Network News and where we could improve. Please take a few minutes to complete this short survey and you’ll be automatically entered in our draw to win a $200 gift certificate to Chapters/Indigo.

Response must be received by June 15 in order to qualify for the draw.


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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Last updated: May 12, 2015