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Ocular Melanoma Patient & Caregiver Symposium

Happening virtually over two days, April 15 & 16, 2023, the first Canadian OM Patient & Caregiver Symposium will include presentations by Canada's leading experts in Ocular Oncology and patients living with Primary and Metastatic Ocular Melanoma. Stay tuned for more details and registration!

Understanding the Drug Approval Process: From Clinical Trials to Public Reimbursement

This webinar will discuss the drug approval process starting from clinical trials to public reimbursement. Our expert speakers will explain how clinical trials are designed, how to find and access clinical trials in Canada, and how to determine if they are right for you. Attendees will learn how drugs get approved in Canada and who the stakeholders involved are, following the process from clinical trials and efficacy reviews to patient submissions and Health Canada approvals, and finally, provincial reimbursement. Moderated by Kathy Barnard, Founder/President of Save Your Skin Foundation, Stage IV Melanoma Survivor START TIME: 8PM EST | 5PM PST | 6PM MST | 9:30PM NST | 9PM AST Click here for more information

8th Annual Patients Redefining the Future of Health Care in Canada Summit


  The 8th Annual Patients Redefining the Future of Health Care in Canada Summit will be held on Zoom during the week of Nov. 13! This annual patient education and awareness Summit is a joint project between Save Your Skin Foundation and Canadian Psoriasis Network, in collaboration with an Indigenous volunteer from Kiyasiw Consulting. Join patients, caregivers, and other healthcare stakeholders from across the country to hear from community leaders, advocates, and experts about long-standing systemic issues related to equity and oppression in our health systems and discover how we can work together to truly modernize healthcare to meet the needs of all. Our schedule for this year: 13 Nov. 11 AM-4 PM EST: Challenges to Meeting People Where They're At 15 Nov. 12 PM-4 PM EST: Highlighting Indigenous Health Needs 16 Nov. 12 PM-4 PM EST: Opportunities to Modernize Health Care to Meet the Needs of All 17 Nov. 12 PM- 1:30 PM EST: Patient Planning Session- restricted to patients/caregivers and related groups Ready to register? Click the the link here.