Our mission is to be a leading advocate for people affected by cancer in order to improve the health care system in cancer in Québec. Since 2001, our members share our vision for a healthier Quebec, centered on patients, survivors and caregivers.
On June 11, 2019, the Quebec Cancer Coalition held its first Think Tank on the needs of people affected by cancer with the key stakeholders in cancer clinical trials in Quebec and Canada. Over 30 people representing research organizations, oncologists, patient associations, and members of our Patient, Survivour and Caregiver Committee participated. We discussed existing platforms […]
The Segal Cancer Centre is taking “one small step” that could lead to “one giant leap” in a metaphorical moonshot to conquer cancer. Under former President Barack Obama, the United States National Cancer Institute—part of the National Institutes of Health—launched an initiative called the “Cancer Moonshot”, whose ambitious goal is nothing less than to eliminate […]
The Coalition is pleased to see INESSS inviting patient and patient group input when evaluating drugs for reimbursement in Quebec. […]
[rescue_box color=”gray” text_align=”left” width=”100%” float=”none”] Lack of firm deadlines for the provinces result in lengthy time lags in accessing treatment – which for some women could be a matter of life and death […]