BMC News

Compelling video highlights cancer drug equity

The Cancertainty campaign continues to spread the word on
inequities in cancer treatment, most recently with a short video which is being shared through social media channels.  Cancertainly is spearheaded by BMC member Kidney Cancer Canada, with support from other groups, including the BMC itself. 

Drug safety advice to patients

In a Letter to Editor, BMC Chair Gail Attara expressed concern about Globe & Mail coverage on a drug safety study which included advice to patients regarding avoidance of newly-approved mediations.

BMC 2013 Annual Conference - Presentations Available

The BMC 2013 Fall Conference was a great success!

Patient-centered care means something different to all

BMC Member Linda Wilhelm, representing the Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance, speaks out about patient-centred care, calling for greater patient participation in the processes that determine thei

BMC presents patient positions on drug pricing

A group of BMC members met with the Pan-Canadian Generic Drug Value Price Initiative committee on November 6 in Toronto.  The BMC expressed support for government attempts to seek value for public

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