On the 3rd and the 4th of September 2020, the International Dupuytren Society is organizing a conference in cooperation with the Dupuytren Research Group. The goal of the conference is to raise awareness about Dupuytren disease by sharing concepts, ideas and by promoting cooperative efforts in...

Building on 18 years of experience at the Canadian Cancer Society, Anne Vézina brings to the Canadian Dupuytren Society her expertise in governance and accountability by translating strategic vision into execution and performance. During her 18-year tenure at the Canadian Cancer Society in Toronto, Anne held several senior leadership positions, including Acting...

What do the Vikings, an eighteenth-century physician-surgeon and our great pianist André Gagnon have in common? Each of them has an extraordinary story.   A genius in anatomy and surgery Once, long ago, a disease was named after the surgeon who identified it in 1831. His name was...

The Canadian Dupuytren Society is currently seeking a member to join our Fund Development Committee   The Canadian Dupuytren Society (CDS) was incorporated and received charitable status in 2015.  Dupuytren’s disease is a chronic disease that produces a benign thickening of the connective tissue, or fascia, of the...

We are proud to announce that our website is now online. We would like to thank everyone who participated to make this happen! Take some time to take a look around and let us know what you think about it. Please note that we are working with our...

The Canadian Dupuytren Society (CDS) has just wrapped up a defining year in its development. We have finished putting together a highly competent Medical Advisory Board to advise us on medical information that will be shared with patients and medical professionals. The aim is to provide...