• support
  • LCC's mission is four-fold: 1) to increase public awareness of lung cancer, 2) to support and advocate for lung cancer patients and their families, 3) to provide educational resources to patients, family members, healthcare professionals, and the general public, and 4) to raise funds in support of promising research opportunities. (survivornet.ca)
  • The MNA also received funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada to support the surveillance efforts. (albertametis.com)
  • health
  • OTTAWA, ON (June 7, 2017) - On behalf of patients living with lung cancer and their loved ones, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) and Lung Cancer Canada (LCC) are calling on government and industry to help accelerate negotiations for public funding of Health Canada approved medications to ensure access for Canadian patients who urgently need them. (survivornet.ca)
  • Genetic research falls under the same regulatory umbrella as other biomedical research where the rights and safety of human volunteers in health research are protected under federal law. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • current
  • Current research uses a wide variety of approaches, ranging from family linkage analyses to genome-wide association studies that require tens of thousands of participants, and from medical sequencing studies to gene expression studies. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • science
  • At the same time, the evolution of the research enterprise into a system that favors "Big Science" - large projects, often involving multiple complex scientific aims and inter-institutional collaboration - presents new challenges to a human subjects protection system designed to maintain accountability at the local level. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)