CBCN has had a busy and exciting year as we continue our work to ensure the best quality of life for all Canadians affected by breast cancer. We continued our work leading advocacy and education on metastatic breast cancer issues; represented the Canadian breast cancer community at an international level; and provided educational opportunities and information directly to the breast cancer community.
Read CBCN's report identifying the inequitable access to treatment for women living with metastatic breast cancer
Waiting for Treatment: timely equitable access to drugs for metastatic breast cancer calls 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.
Now Available: Network News, the Metastatic Breast Cancer Edition
A new special edition of Network News shines a spotlight on metastatic breast cancer. This issue offers articles on the new targeted therapies for breast cancer, tips for dealing with insomnia and the difficult emotions that metastatic breast cancer brings, and a first-person story of a patient with this disease.
Order Our Free 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.
Click here to view a PDF version of this handbook. To order a free hard copy from CBCN please contact Rebecca at email@example.com.
The 2015 reporint of this guide was made possible through support of La Vie en Rose through the Roses of Hope Foundation.