Dates to Remember
Monday April 24, 2017
National Organ Donor Week – April 24 – 30
PBC if left untreated may result in the need for a liver transplant.
Sunday April 30, 2017
Canadian PBC Society AGM
Canadian PBC Society Annual General Meeting will be held Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 10:00 am- 12:00pm Location: Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel, 5875 Airport Rd., Mississauga If you are unable to attend please Send us your proxy
Saturday June 3, 2017
National Health & Fitness Day
PBC supports Health & Fitness Day. Have some fun today!
Sunday June 4, 2017
PBC Day at the Races
Join us for our annual fundraiser at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. Tickets on sale now.
Wednesday June 21, 2017
National Aboriginal Day
PBC has been identified in our Canadian Aboriginal communities. Early diagnosis ensures better health outcomes.
- International Women’s DayCanadian PBC Society recognized International Women’s Day at our PBC dinner meeting held on March 8th, 2017 featuring speakers, Dr. Aliyah Gulamhusein and Dr. Bettina Hansen accomplished [more]
- Rare Disease Day – Focus on AdvocacyOn February 28, 2017, Rare Disease Day, Nancy Stewart and Gail Wright attended a Rare Disease Event at the Ontario Legislature, where we had the opportunity to meet Members of Provincial Parliament [more]
- Rare Disease Day – Focus on ResearchCongratulations to the 2017 recipient of our Outstanding PBC Research Award – Dr. Andrew Mason, Co-Director of the Centre for Excellence for Gastrointestinal Inflammation & Immunity [more]
November 18 is my liver-versary. On that date in 2015, I received the gift of life in the form of a gently used liver from a courageous stranger who has become my hero. Just one year prior, I was diagnosed with PBC. It was a disease unknown to me, but on my crash course to […]
When I was asked to write this I was not sure where or how to begin. One thing I do know is how fortunate I have been on this journey for the past seventeen years, starting with my family doctor who noticed an anomaly in the results of my blood tests. When my diagnosis was […]
I was diagnosed after testing in Jan/Feb 2014 by a gastroenterologist/hepatologist and was started on the Urso right away. In June 2014 I opted to have the Fibroscan done in Toronto and that indicated I was in stage 3 of liver fibrosis. A year later, this July 2015 I had a repeat and it indicated […]