Cancer never takes a break, and for that reason, neither does the fight to conquer cancer. No one needs to face Cancer alone, Rx Connect Specialty Pharmacy is here to help and assist patients to better understand and manage their condition. Our qualified staff supports patients accessing healthcare services which include:

  • Counselling services
  • Healthcare Management
  • Support groups and networks
  • Education groups,
  • programs and information
  • Practical assistance

Rx Connect support service provides answers to questions about all types of cancer, diagnostic tests, treatments, side effects, clinical trials and many other cancer-related topics. Rx Connect will act as administrators to support special authorizations, diagnostic coordination, injection training and scheduling to make sure our patient have access to specialty medication(s).

  • In 2017, there was 206,200 new cancer diagnoses in Canada.
  • In 2017, there was 80,800 deaths from cancer in Canada.
  • Lung, colorectal, breast, and prostate cancer account for 50% of all cancer diagnoses and deaths.
  • About 1 in 2 Canadians will develop cancer in their lifetimes and 1 in 4 will die of the disease.
  • 60% of Canadians diagnosed with cancer will survive at least 5 years after their diagnosis.
  • More than 80% of female breast cancers are diagnosed at an early stage (stage 1 or 2).
  • 68% of cervical cancers are found at an early stage.
  • Almost 75% of prostate cancers are found at an early stage.
  • About half of lung cancers are diagnosed after they have spread to another part of the body (stage 4).
  • Be Sun Smart
  • Eat healthy
  • Exercise Daily
  • Get checked or screened frequently
  • Limit alcohol Consumption
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Quit smoking
  • Review family history