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Jun 18, 2019, 07:00 ET Patient groups call on all federal Parties: State your health commitments for the 2019 federal election

OTTAWA, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Patient groups are asking why Canada's political Parties are not doing a better job at articulating a comprehensive approach to health care in the run up to the federal...


Jan 15, 2019, 08:00 ET Launch of Ocumel Canada Offers New Hope for Canadians Diagnosed With Rare Ocular Melanoma

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Save Your Skin Foundation, a Canadian, patient-led, not-for-profit organization, is launching Ocumel Canada to increase awareness, advance treatment options, and...


Apr 30, 2018, 04:00 ET May is Melanoma Awareness Month

As Skin Cancer Rates Continue to Rise Across Canada, Save Your Skin Foundation is Raising Awareness on the Need for Prevention, Early Detection and Patient Support TORONTO, April 30, 2018 /CNW/ -...


May 16, 2017, 16:50 ET Philpott's Drug Pricing Changes in the Right Direction but the Devil is in the Details

OTTAWA, May 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Federal Health Minister Dr. Jane Philpott's announcement today at the Economic Club of Canada on "improving affordability, accessibility and appropriate use of drugs in...


Nov 22, 2016, 07:59 ET Important new cancer treatments approved by Health Canada marred by major provincial reality disconnect for patients

Patient access to innovative new cancer treatments seriously limited by provincial funding recommendations across Canada TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Health Canada recently conditionally approved...


Jun 03, 2016, 02:52 ET Save Your Skin Foundation Recognizes National Cancer Survivors Day (Sunday, June 5th) with Greater Hope for Advanced Melanoma Survival

On the tenth anniversary of the Foundation, Cancer Survivors Day also marks a survivorship milestone for Save Your Skin Founder, Kathleen Barnard VANCOUVER, June 2, 2016 /CNW/ - On Sunday June 5th,...


Jan 06, 2015, 05:59 ET Two major milestones for ground-breaking melanoma immunotherapies bring a hopeful beginning for 2015

Yervoy moves another step towards being available for newly diagnosed Canadian patients and new treatment Opdivo receives FDA approval VANCOUVER, Jan. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - 2015 is starting with good news...


Sep 19, 2014, 08:30 ET Quebeckers Topping the List for Skin Cancer in Canada

MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - "Prevention and an early diagnostic are essential to the fight against skin cancer," asserts Dr Joël Claveau, dermatologist for the Clinique du mélanome et des ...


Sep 19, 2014, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media invitation - Quebec represents close to 40% of diagnosed skin cancers in Canada/

MONTREAL, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Every year, more than 30 000 Quebeckers are diagnosed with skin cancer pronostic. 40 % of skin cancers diagnosed in Canada come from Quebec which represents 23 ...


Sep 15, 2014, 08:00 ET Media invitation - Quebec represents close to 40% of diagnosed skin cancers in Canada

MONTREAL, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Every year, more than 30 000 Quebeckers are diagnosed with skin cancer pronostic. 40 % of skin cancers diagnosed in Canada come from Quebec which represents 23 ...


Jun 03, 2014, 05:59 ET Melanoma community encouraged by impressive survival rates with new wave of immuno-therapy innovation

New data presented at ASCO shows dramatic response rates VANCOUVER, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Melanoma is in the spotlight again – and it's positive news. The Save Your Skin Foundation is very optimistic...


May 29, 2014, 12:34 ET 2014 Canadian statistics on cancer - Skin Cancer in Quebec: a Wake-up Call

MONTREAL, May 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Save Your Skin Foundation finds great cause for alarm in the high number of cases of melanoma and other skin cancers expected to be diagnosed in Quebec in...


Nov 25, 2013, 05:59 ET The Save Your Skin Foundation celebrates recognition of ground-breaking melanoma treatment as most innovative therapy of the year

Yervoy sets benchmark for the promising new era of cancer immunotherapy VANCOUVER, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The Save Your Skin Foundation is thrilled that Yervoy has been recognized for its important...


Nov 15, 2012, 17:14 ET SYSF applauds Quebec government decision to fund latest treatments for Quebec patients with deadliest form of skin cancer

Immediate access to both treatments critical to help save lives MONTREAL, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - The Save Your Skin Foundation is pleased that the Quebec Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr....


Nov 08, 2012, 08:00 ET Alberta and BC latest provinces to join in the fight against melanoma

Advanced melanoma patients in these provinces now have access to best available treatments MONTREAL, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - The Save Your Skin Foundation is delighted with the decision by the Alberta...


Oct 03, 2012, 09:30 ET People in Quebec living with deadliest form of skin cancer left without access to new treatments

Save Your Skin Foundation urges government to move quickly to make a decision regarding new melanoma treatments - patients don't have time to wait MONTREAL, Oct. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The Save Your Skin...


Sep 19, 2012, 16:45 ET The Save Your Skin Foundation Applauds Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Ontario's Decision to Provide Provincial Funding for Melanoma Treatment

The Save Your Skin Foundation commends provinces' decision to provide funding for Zelboraf, a treatment for patients with deadly skin cancer VANCOUVER, Sept. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Save Your Skin...


Sep 18, 2012, 15:18 ET Skin cancer advocates commend decision by Ontario and Saskatchewan governments to provide new melanoma treatment to patients

Groups come together to call on all other provinces to provide Yervoy to Canadians with deadly skin cancer VANCOUVER, Sept. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian skin cancer advocates unanimously applaud the...


Mar 30, 2012, 08:10 ET Skin cancer groups join together to commend national recommendation for latest melanoma treatments

Group urges provinces to take quick action for patients with deadly form of skin cancer VANCOUVER, BC, March 30, 2012 /CNW/ - National skin cancer groups have come together to commend pCODR...