800 - 460 - 5832
x

Press Releases

Big news for OPDIVO®!
Category: Press Releases News

Big news announcing BC will cover the cost of the immuno-oncology treatment OPDIVO® for the treatment of eligible patients who have metastatic melanoma, locally advanced or metastatic pre-treated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and advanced or metastatic pre-treated renal cell carcinoma (RCC). This news comes following the agreement signed last month with the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical […]

Read more ›
Melanoma, Metastatic Lung, and Kidney Cancer Patients a Step Closer to Receiving Immunotherapy!
Category: News Press Releases

As of this week, melanoma, metastatic lung, and kidney cancer patients are a step closer to receiving immunotherapy treatments. The pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA) has reached a pricing agreement with Bristol Myers-Squibb for nivolumab (OPDIVO®), bringing the drug closer to being publicly funded and listed on provincial formularies for some patients. More information can be […]

Read more ›
IMPORTANT NEW CANCER TREATMENTS APPROVED BY HEALTH CANADA MARRED BY MAJOR PROVINCIAL REALITY DISCONNECT FOR PATIENTS
Category: News Press Releases

Patient access to innovative new cancer treatments seriously limited by provincial funding recommendations across Canada TORONTO – NOVEMBER 22, 2016 – Health Canada recently conditionally approved an advanced new treatment option for Canadians battling metastatic melanoma. The treatment consists of a combination of two immuno-oncology agents: Opdivo + Yervoy, the first combination in the immunotherapy […]

Read more ›
Health Canada Approves First-ever Combination of Two Immuno-Oncology Agents for Metastatic Melanoma
Category: News Press Releases

Health Canada approves the OPDIVO® + YERVOY® regimen for previously untreated patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma  VANCOUVER – October 31,2016 – Canadians battling metastatic melanoma have new hope with a new treatment option just approved by Health Canada. This new treatment includes the first-ever combination of two immuno-oncology agents. Health Canada has granted conditional approval for the OPDIVO® + […]

Read more ›
ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology) Breaks Records for Attendance and the Quality of Science Presented
Category: News Press Releases

  ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology) Breaks Records for Attendance and the Quality of Science Presented Save Your Skin Foundation attends ESMO 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark, taking part in the annual congress impacting the practice of oncology across the globe VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (October 12, 2016) – ESMO 2016 has broken records, not only of […]

Read more ›
‘Mountain or Mole Hill?’ Public Skin Cancer Forum in Nanaimo, B.C.
Category: Press Releases

Save Your Skin Foundation presents ‘Mountain or Mole Hill?’ A FREE public skin cancer educational forum on Thursday, October 6, 2016, Nanaimo, BC VANCOUVER, B.C. – September 20, 2016 – The Save Your Skin Foundation, a national patient organization focused on skin disease, will host an interactive and informative public forum on skin cancer to […]

Read more ›
Canadians with advanced skin cancer share their disease journey in empowering photo series: Melanoma Through My Lens
Category: News Press Releases

Canadians with advanced skin cancer share their disease journey in empowering photo series: Melanoma Through My Lens Campaign aims to raise awareness about different forms of the life-threatening skin cancer and its impact on patients and their families TORONTO – August 17, 2016 – In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Save Your Skin […]

Read more ›
Save Your Skin Foundation Recognizes National Cancer Survivors Day (Sunday, June 5th) with Greater Hope for Advanced Melanoma Survival
Category: News Press Releases

On the tenth anniversary of the Foundation, Cancer Survivors Day also marks a survivorship milestone for Save Your Skin Founder, Kathleen Barnard VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (June 2, 2016) – On Sunday June 5th, 2016 the Save Your Skin Foundation will recognize National Cancer Survivors Day with greater hope for advanced melanoma survival. 2016 also marks […]

Read more ›
National Sun Awareness Week – June 6 to June 12, 2016
Category: Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Monday, May 30, 2016 – Save Your Skin Foundation): National Sun Awareness Week is designed to highlight the dangers of over-exposure to the sun and promote safe behaviour. Sun Awareness Week helps to educate Canadians about the dangers of excessive sun exposure and aims to reduce the incidence of skin cancer in the […]

Read more ›
Announcing #unBeach Co-Hosts Mary-Jo Dionne and Matt Hill!
Category: News Press Releases

 Save Your Skin Foundation is thrilled to announce their two co-hosts for the #unBeach Party on May 18th at the Vancouver Aquarium. Three time melanoma survivor and local personality Mary-Jo Dionne and celebrity DinoTrux star Ninja Turtle Matt Hill are ready to hit the #unBeach and party on the 18th! A frequent on-air guest in the realm […]

Read more ›