Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – July 18th & 19th

Jane Brown fills in for Libby Znaimer.

One of the most common types of cancer receives very little attention. The director of Bladder Cancer Canada, Ken Bagshaw, joins Jane to talk about what’s being done to change that and how you can notice the symptoms of bladder cancer early.

Plus – Nearly a quarter of Canadians can’t afford their prescription medicine, and as a result, don’t receive the proper dosage. That’s according to a new poll from Angus–Reid. The poll also found that there is overwhelming support for a national pharmacare program, but that’s something the provinces and the feds disagree on. Jane is joined by Dr. Steve Morgan, a pharmaceutical policy watcher from the University of British Columbia to talk about.