• Faux article nouvelles EN, ne pas effacer +

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  • Reaction to Quebec's 2014-2015 Budget +

     Coalition Priorité Cancer au Québec supports the Quebec Government's intention to review the Prescription Drug Insurance Plan, as announced in the unveiling of the budget for 2014-2015. In this regard, the Coalition hopes this review will not be limited to reducing the costs of the Plan, but will also seek to provide patients with access to new treatments. Click here to read the press release   Read More
  • Shortage of Cancer Drugs +

    In order to avoid new drug shortages, Coalition Priorité Cancer au Québec is asking the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux as well as Health Canada to review the current drug supply system. Click here to read the press release   Read More
  • Canadian Cancer Statistics (2014) +

    Once again, and for the wrong reasons, Quebec stands apart and, for the time being, remains unable to correctly assess the survival rates of individuals treated for cancer, compared to those of the other Canadian provinces. Consequently, as mentioned in the 2014 Canadian Cancer Statistics made public today, "data from Quebec were excluded from the analysis because its method for ascertaining the date of cancer diagnosis differs from the method used by other provinces and territories and because of issues in correctly ascertaining the vital status of cases." »click here to read our reactionClick here to read the Read More
  • The coalition is absolutely against charging patients for rooms at the MUHC and the CHUM +

     The Québec Cancer Coalition is absolutely against the idea of charging patients for rooms at the new CHUM and MUHC based on their income level. Rooms, which will all be private, a decision made by the government. “It’s inconceivable that such a measure is actually being considered by the Minister of Health and Social Services,” said Nathalie Rodrigue, TM, president of the Coalition. Click HERE to read the press release Read More
  • Edith Butler, patron of the 6th National Conference to Defeat Cancer +

    The Québec Cancer Coalition is delighted to announce the participation of the renowned singer-songwriter Mrs. Edith Butler, as the patron of the 6th National conference to defeat cancer, which will take place on April 3 and 4, 2014 at Hyatt Regency Montreal. "I’m proud to have agreed to be the patron of the 6th National conference to defeat cancer" said Mrs. Butler. "Many of us have lived or still live with this disease. In my case, having had breast cancer has given me renewed energy and stirred my creativity, and it has taught me to appreciate each moment that I’m Read More
  • Pat Burns award 2014 +

    The "Coalition Priorité Cancer au Québec" as well as the spokespersons of the Pat Burns award, President Jason Burns and singer Ale Dee, are proud to launch the third edition of the Pat Burns award. Starting today until Sunday, March 2, 2014 before midnight, the quebecers are invited to submit online via our website in the "Pat Burns award tab or by mail, the application of a caregiver who is dedicated to a person with cancer.. Click here to read the press release Read More
  • Invitation to Free Community Forum on Cancer Research +

    On Sunday November 3rd, four Canadian cancer researchers will be sharing their ground-breaking research with the public at a free event in Toronto, which will also be broadcast live via the internet by Webcast. The event, called the cancer research Community Forum is linked to the broader scientific Canadian Cancer Research Conference taking place that same week organised by the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance. The Community Forum will provide a special opportunity for members of the public, especially cancer patients, their families and friends to ask questions to the researchers via the webcast.  To see full program details  and to watch Read More
  • INESSS refuses to recommend effective treatments +

    According to the Government, some anticancer treatments are too expensive to be offered to Quebecers.Dr. Gerald Baptist, Director of Oncology department of the Jewish General Hospital exposed his opinion on the subject. Click the picture to play Read More
  • What to do in the event of death +

    The "Documents" section has been updated with a publication of the provincial government giving much information in case of death. Read More
  • A brochure of the "Collège des médecins"s for prostate cancer screening +

    In collaboration with "l’Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS)", the Collège des médecins du Québec publishes a public information brochure about prostate cancer screening to meet the needs of people affected.The document is available int the "Documents" section of this site. Read More
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