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MacLean’s Canada 150 Special Issue: Patient Access to Medication

Louise Binder speaks in the “Patient Access to Medication” campaign launched June 14, 2017. This was published within the Maclean’s Canada 150 Special Issue to a readership of 1.4 million Canadians, and will be on newsstands for a month.

The campaign sends a powerful message to Canadians – despite being an innovative nation, many patients in Canada still struggle to access life-saving medications. By uniting industry-leading experts and patients, we are encouraging sustainable access to medication and a collaborative path forward.  To read the article click HERE

Think immunotherapy is right for you? Talk to your MP                                                                          North Shore News, June 3,  2017                                                                                                                 It was an innovative solution that saved Barnard after she was diagnosed with melanoma. Doctors found cancer in her left lung, kidney, liver and adrenal gland, and in 2005 she was given six months to live. As she prepares to celebrate one more National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, Barnard credits her survival to a clinical trial during which she was given the immunotherapy treatment Yervoy. Read more

Radio Interview: Sun Safety   CBC BC Almanac, May 24, 2017

Kathleen Barnard, President and Founder of Save Your Skin Foundation, was interviewed by Michelle Elliot on the CBC Almanac podcast. After an informative detailing of prevention and detection of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers with Dr. Marcie Ulmer, Dermatologist and Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at UBC, Kathy had the opportunity to discuss her experience with advanced metastatic melanoma and her subsequent treatments, side effects, and the creation of Save Your Skin Foundation.  To listen to the interview excerpt, please click HERE

together we can make a difference

Making awareness and education available is crucial. Since 2006, the Foundation has worked to raise awareness of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers focusing on education, prevention and the need for improved patient care.

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