Turning to Canada
When a Guatemalan family faced cancer, they turned to the country where they had dual citizenship — and to each other — for help.
Working Toward Best Practices in Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment in Every Part of Canada
"We hope that this array of articles leaves you feeling informed about changes to your health-care system and some key supportive strategies that can improve your quality of life during treatment."
Trial Run: What You Need to Know About Clinical Trials in Canada
Clinical trials offer a chance to try experimental treatments and move the state of science forward. Here’s what patients need to know.
Weeding Out Uncertainty
Now that it’s legal for both medicinal and recreational use in Canada, cannabis is widely available to patients with cancer. How much it can help them is largely undetermined.
Out of the Haze of Chemo Brain
Cancer brain fog, or chemo brain, interferes with daily life for many patients. Help can take the form of mental or physical exercise.
A Fair Shake
A new national strategy for cancer prevention, diagnosis and care aims to make the provision of services and support more equitable across Canada.
Power to the Patients
Real-time access to test results and doctors’ reports is putting control over health into the hands of patients.
Filling the Medication Gap
It can be challenging and confusing to get prescription drugs paid for in Canada. Drug access navigators can help.
A Healthy Debate Over Universal Pharmacy Care in Canada
A government advisory council has proposed a plan to institute universal pharmacy care, eliciting a variety of opinions from stakeholders. Here’s what it recommends.
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