Knight Therapeutics announces Health Canada has approved Nerlynx for early-stage breast cancer

16 July 2019 - Knight Therapeutics announced today that Health Canada has approved Nerlynx (neratinib) for the extended adjuvant treatment of ...

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National regulator denied offer to give Canadian physicians training on abortion pill

16 July 2019 - The group representing Canada’s family doctors turned down an offer from a national abortion group to ...

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Esperoct is now approved in Canada for the treatment of haemophilia A in both children and adults

12 July 2019 - New treatment can help Canadians living with haemophilia A better manage their bleeding episodes ...

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Health Canada has authorised Vyvanse (lisdexamphetamine dimesylate), the first and only, chewable tablet for the treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

10 July 2019 - Vyvanse offers an additional option for patients who prefer the convenience of a chewable tablet, or who ...

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Health Canada approves Pomalyst-based triplet combination for patients with multiple myeloma

10 July 2019 - Pomalyst in combination with bortezomib and dexamethasone, provides a new medication option for patients living with multiple ...

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Canada’s labour leaders encourage premiers to embrace universal pharmacare

10 July 2019 - The presidents of federations of labour from across the country are in Saskatoon during the Council ...

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New committee brings diverse patient, family, and caregiver voices to CADTH

10 July 2019 - Following a nationwide call for nominations, CADTH is pleased to announce the membership of its new ...

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Life-changing drug Spinraza still not covered for many Canadians with spinal muscular atrophy

4 July 2019 - For several hundred Canadians with spinal muscular atrophy, Spinraza is a drug that means the difference ...

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American caravan arrives in Canadian 'birthplace of insulin' for cheaper medicine

30 June 2019 - A self-declared “caravan” of Americans bused across the Canada-U.S. border on Saturday, seeking affordable prices for insulin ...

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Canada’s ‘Pharmacare’ idea will face the same obstacles as Obamacare

27 June 2019 - Canadians have long viewed their single payer health care system with a near-religious reverence, largely because ...

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Pharmacare in Canada remains an idealistic pitch, without a realistic plan

26 June 2019 - We still haven't figured out how to make health care truly universal. ...

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Forcing patients to switch to biosimilars puts them in uncharted waters

23 June 2019 - On May 27, the B.C. government announced a policy that will forcibly switch thousands of patients, ...

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Health Canada approves Hemlibra for haemophilia A patients without factor VIII inhibitors

18 June 2019 - Hemlibra is the only treatment that can be self-injected subcutaneously once weekly for patients with hemophilia A ...

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Advisory Council supports biosimilars in call for universal public drug coverage in Canada

17 June 2019 - A Canadian advisory council is recommending the use of biosimilars in a final report that lays ...

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Desperate for lifesaving insulin, Americans head to Canada

18 June 2019 - There’s a new kind of drug runner in town – American mothers of children with Type ...

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