Message from the Chair – Spring 2020

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Message from the Chair – This New Year brings great anticipation for progress in the treatment of melanoma and skin cancers, like cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC). We have been anxiously awaiting provincial listings for adjuvant therapies for melanoma – in particular the adjuvant (for stage III fully resected patients), targeted therapy combination of Dabrafenib and Trametinib, and the adjuvant immunotherapies – Pembrolizumab and Nivolumab.

Uveal Patient Perspective By Candyce Charles

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On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, I was diagnosed with uveal melanoma. This was my lucky day. For over 10 months, I had been experiencing huge flashes of light in the periphery of my right eye, along with rapidly declining vision,

Host an Event In Support Of Melanoma

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Host an Event In Support Of Melanoma. From hockey and golf tournaments to birthday and dinner parties, there are many events that allow you to gather with friends and family, raise money for a noble cause, and rally around someone going through their cancer journey.

Volunteer with us!

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Make a difference in the lives of those affected by melanoma by volunteering at our annual 5 km Strides for…
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Melanoma Patient Support Groups

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Join a Melanoma Patient Support Group and meet others facing similar experiences. Patient Support Groups are lead by trained health…

When Life is this Good… GIVE BACK

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Consider using GIFTED to plan your next celebration or fundraiser and choose Melanoma Network of Canada as your charity to support! By choosing to party with a purpose, you will help Melanoma Network of Canada promote early detection, improve treatment access and offer critical cancer support programs.

Upcoming Events

Mar
4
Wed
2020
6:30 pm Aurora Melanoma Support Group @ Aurora Community Centre,
Aurora Melanoma Support Group @ Aurora Community Centre,
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Aurora Melanoma Support Group @ Aurora Community Centre, | Oshawa | Ontario | Canada
Led by experienced health care professionals along with cancer survivors, the sessions are structured but also flexible in format and topics. Support groups also offer up to date information on melanoma. The Melanoma Network Patient...
6:30 pm Niagara Melanoma Support Group @ Niagara Wellspring
Niagara Melanoma Support Group @ Niagara Wellspring
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Led by experienced health care professionals along with cancer survivors, the sessions are structured but also flexible in format and topics. Support groups also offer up to date information on melanoma. The Melanoma Network Patient...
6:30 pm Oakville Melanoma Support Group @ Wellspring Birmingham-Gilgan House
Oakville Melanoma Support Group @ Wellspring Birmingham-Gilgan House
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We understand how difficult a diagnosis of melanoma can be – no matter what stage. Join the MNC patient support group and benefit from the support of professionals, survivors and others who are facing a...
6:30 pm Oshawa Melanoma Support Group @ Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre
Oshawa Melanoma Support Group @ Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oshawa Melanoma Support Group @ Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre | Oshawa | Ontario | Canada
Led by experienced health care professionals along with cancer survivors, the sessions are structured but also flexible in format and topics. Support groups also offer up to date information on melanoma. The Melanoma Network Patient...
6:00 pm Calgary Melanoma Support Group @ Holy Cross Center
Calgary Melanoma Support Group @ Holy Cross Center
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Calgary Melanoma Support Group From 6:15pm to 7:15pm. We are meeting at the Holy Cross Center, 2202, 2nd St SW. ( the small two story building north of the main hospital ) Session will start...
Apr
1
Wed
2020
6:30 pm Aurora Melanoma Support Group @ Aurora Community Centre,
Aurora Melanoma Support Group @ Aurora Community Centre,
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Aurora Melanoma Support Group @ Aurora Community Centre, | Oshawa | Ontario | Canada
Led by experienced health care professionals along with cancer survivors, the sessions are structured but also flexible in format and topics. Support groups also offer up to date information on melanoma. The Melanoma Network Patient...

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