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  • New: Happy Birthday Canada July 1st is a big day for Canadians, and we have a lot to celebrate. We want to share with you milestones and achievements in Canada’s melanoma story.   On May 27, 1992 three Toronto-based Environment Canada scientists invented the UV Index.  Environment Canada would begin publishing forecasts of the intensity of ultraviolet radiation from the sun. It was information they hoped Canadians would use to avoid sunburns and reduce their risk of skin cancer.   Canada’s Largest Walk for Melanoma In 2012the Melanoma Network of Canada launched Strides for Melanoma, a walk which provided a voice to...
  • Old: “How do I cope when life feels so uncertain?” Content provide by Jessica Bonney Social Worker, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario at Kingston General Hospital This is a question I hear almost daily in my work as a social worker at a Cancer Centre. I hear this question from men and women, young and old, from those who are newly diagnosed and those who have completed treatment. People affected by cancer often feel vulnerable. This can make you question your ability to cope and feel like you lack the right tools for the job. I am here to remind you...
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  • New: “How do I cope when life feels so uncertain?” Content provide by Jessica Bonney Social Worker, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario at Kingston General Hospital This is a question I hear almost daily in my work as a social worker at a Cancer Centre. I hear this question from men and women, young and old, from those who are newly diagnosed and those who have completed treatment. People affected by cancer often feel vulnerable. This can make you question your ability to cope and feel like you lack the right tools for the job. I am here to remind you...
  • Old: #CANCERCHANGED CELEBRATES LIFE THROUGH PHOTO STORYTELLING Hope for advanced cancer patients expressed through the lens of Canadian award-winning photojournalists MONTREAL, QC  June 1, 2017 – Cancer is changing. As research uncovers new treatments, the time that some Canadians live with advanced cancers is also changing.1 Through documentary-style photo essays, a new impactful campaign called #CancerChanged will bring to life the stories of Canadian men and women living with advanced cancers who are experiencing life beyond the curve to highlight hope and survivorship through the lens of Canadian award-winning photojournalists. Launched in time to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day on June...
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  • New: #CANCERCHANGED CELEBRATES LIFE THROUGH PHOTO STORYTELLING Hope for advanced cancer patients expressed through the lens of Canadian award-winning photojournalists MONTREAL, QC  June 1, 2017 – Cancer is changing. As research uncovers new treatments, the time that some Canadians live with advanced cancers is also changing.1 Through documentary-style photo essays, a new impactful campaign called #CancerChanged will bring to life the stories of Canadian men and women living with advanced cancers who are experiencing life beyond the curve to highlight hope and survivorship through the lens of Canadian award-winning photojournalists. Launched in time to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day on June...
  • Old: Susan Hay Global News Thu, May 18: #MelanomaAwarenessMonth The sun is strongest between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. You need to use sunscreen SPF 30 or higher, every day of the year. Susan Hay sits down with Dr. Paul Cohen, a board-certified dermatologist, to find out what you need to do to protect yourself.    
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  • New: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TSX Venture Exchange: MDX MedX Health Corp. and Melanoma Network of Canada announce strategic partnership: Collaborating on occupational health and safety offering for corporate Canada and their employees   MISSISSAUGA, ON, May XX, 2017 – MedX Health Corp. (“MedX”) (TSX-V: MDX) is pleased to announce its ground-breaking partnership with the Melanoma Network of Canada (“MNC”). The MNC is a national organization that provides melanoma awareness and prevention information to the public, patient support and advocacy, and assists in efforts to target funding for research. MedX and the MNC will collaborate to create a health and safety program...
  • Old: Susan Hay Global News Thu, May 18: #MelanomaAwarenessMonth The sun is strongest between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. You need to use sunscreen SPF 30 or higher, every day of the year. Susan Hay sits down with Dr. Paul Cohen, a board-certified dermatologist, to find out what you need to do to protect yourself.    
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  • New: Susan Hay Global News Thu, May 18: #MelanomaAwarenessMonth The sun is strongest between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. You need to use sunscreen SPF 30 or higher, every day of the year. Susan Hay sits down with Dr. Paul Cohen, a board-certified dermatologist, to find out what you need to do to protect yourself.    
  • Old: Why tell the children?  Children trust you to tell them the truth.  Let your children hear the news from you first, rather than them noticing that something is different and becoming anxious about it, or overhearing it from someone else. When to tell them?  As early in the process as possible.  They will know there is something going on, and it will settle their anxiety if they feel informed.  It’s ok if you don’t know all of the answers to their questions—be honest about that and let them know you’ll continue to let them know when you know.  Try to...
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  • New: Why tell the children?  Children trust you to tell them the truth.  Let your children hear the news from you first, rather than them noticing that something is different and becoming anxious about it, or overhearing it from someone else. When to tell them?  As early in the process as possible.  They will know there is something going on, and it will settle their anxiety if they feel informed.  It’s ok if you don’t know all of the answers to their questions—be honest about that and let them know you’ll continue to let them know when you know.  Try to...
  • Old: A marathon runner, spinning teacher and mother of 3 kids, 42-year old Windsor resident Anita Dimambro was diagnosed with melanoma when she was 40. Although she was not a sunscreen user, she was not a sun worshipper. For 9 months before her diagnosis, she was not feeling well. She took her daughter for a check up and asked the doctor to check a mole on her back, which was rubbing against her sports bra. The results from the biopsy, showed she had Stage II malignant melanoma. “I was aware of this mole for over a year. I didn’t know what melanoma was and how dangerous...
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  • New: Melanoma Network of Canada announces three new board members OAKVILLE, Ontario – May 4, 2017 – The Melanoma Network of Canada announces the appointment of four members to the Board of Directors for 2017 at quarterly meeting. Joining the board are Maura Cowan, Joseph Mele and Stephanie Campbell. “Board members are carefully selected for their backgrounds in marketing, fundraising and healthcare” says Annette Cyr Founder and Chair of the Board of the Melanoma Network of Canada. “we look forward to adding their insight and expertise to the expanding organization” Maura Cowan is Marketing Director at Unilever Canada where she manages...
  • Old: A marathon runner, spinning teacher and mother of 3 kids, 42-year old Windsor resident Anita Dimambro was diagnosed with melanoma when she was 40. Although she was not a sunscreen user, she was not a sun worshipper. For 9 months before her diagnosis, she was not feeling well. She took her daughter for a check up and asked the doctor to check a mole on her back, which was rubbing against her sports bra. The results from the biopsy, showed she had Stage II malignant melanoma. “I was aware of this mole for over a year. I didn’t know what melanoma was and how dangerous...
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  • New: A marathon runner, spinning teacher and mother of 3 kids, 42-year old Windsor resident Anita Dimambro was diagnosed with melanoma when she was 40. Although she was not a sunscreen user, she was not a sun worshipper. For 9 months before her diagnosis, she was not feeling well. She took her daughter for a check up and asked the doctor to check a mole on her back, which was rubbing against her sports bra. The results from the biopsy, showed she had Stage II malignant melanoma. “I was aware of this mole for over a year. I didn’t know what melanoma was and how dangerous...
  • Old: Fear and anxiety with a cancer diagnosis is common and normal. A diagnosis of cancer, a potentially life-threatening illness, is by definition a traumatic experience, for yourself and for your family members. Fear is a natural reaction to trauma, and is part of your nervous system activation in response to threat. A cancer diagnosis also brings uncertainty; and uncertainty brings both hope and fear. It is not realistic to try and eliminate all your fear and anxiety, but rather to find ways to respond to your anxiety when it comes so that it doesn’t overwhelm you. Like all emotions, fear...
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  • Melanoma Network of Canada at the 11th Canadian Melanoma Conference
     OAKVILLE, ON, January 12, 2017 – The Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC) will be attending the 11th Canadian Melanoma Conference – Research Frontiers – on February 2nd-5th, 2017 in Whistler, BC.   The Canadian Melanoma Conference is Canada’s international flagship meeting... The post Melanoma Network of Canada at the 11th Canadian Melanoma Conference appeared first on Melanoma Network of Canada.
  • Melanoma Network of Canada hosting first Patient Information Session of 2017 in Toronto
    OAKVILLE, ON, January 12, 2017 –   The Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC) will hold its annual Toronto Melanoma Patient Information Session on February 13th, 2017 at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences.  This session represents the first of 10... The post Melanoma Network of Canada hosting first Patient Information Session of 2017 in Toronto appeared first on Melanoma Network of Canada...
  • MNC News Release Jan 12/17
    OAKVILLE, ON, January 12, 2017 –   The Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC) will hold its annual Toronto Melanoma Patient Information Session on February 13th, 2017 at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences.  This session represents the first of 10... The post MNC News Release Jan 12/17 appeared first on Melanoma Network of Canada.
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  • Melanoma, Snowmobiles and Making Connections
      Over the course of a year, we connect with a great number of melanoma patients who share their cancer experiences; the highs, the lows, the successes and the losses.  At this time, we want to share a story with you. Chris... The post Melanoma, Snowmobiles and Making Connections appeared first on Melanoma Network of Canada.
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