News & Updates
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon in support of lung cancer!
As a healthy, active non-smoker, Jessica Steinberg was shocked by her diagnosis. Jessica had to face a life-threatening cancer diagnosis while juggling single parenthood.
pCODR recommends nivolumab (Opdivo) for funding in its Final Recommendation for metastatic NSCLC (both squamous and non-squamous); on or after chemotherapy. No test required.
This is a great news for NSCLC patients! We hope to see more like this for other types of lung cancer.
Lung Cancer Canada has added two new social media profiles.
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The 2016 Cancer System Performance Report is the seventh report of indicators measuring cancer system performance across Canada.
System Performance Reports provide a pan-Canadian cross-section of key performance indicators that allow for the interpretation of patterns and trends to inform opportunities for overall system improvements.
More good news for lung cancer patients: Health Canada approves Tagrisso for treatment of NSCLC
Lung Cancer Canada would like to welcome Dr Paul Wheatley-Price as our new President. Dr Wheatley-Price was voted in at the Annual General Meeting held on June 15, 2016.
The Lung Cancer Canada Summer Studentship Grant Program provides support for highly qualified applicants in all areas of lung cancer health research at all post-secondary stages to add to their experience by engaging in health research in Canada. A number of $5,000 (CDN) grants are available as a one-time funding opportunity.
Please contact Lung Cancer Canada (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are a patient or caregiver of a patient on Keytruda. Your experience with this treatment is a crucial part of the decision process!
Tenacious Dr. Terry-Nan Tannenbaum, renowned public health physician, fought super-bugs, SARS, tuberculosis and HIV in others for decades until her fight became personal when she was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.