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February 3rd, 2014

Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project enrolls close to 300,000 volunteers in landmark project for cancer and chronic disease research

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Ottawa, February 3, 2014 – The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project, one of the largest research platforms in the world has succeeded in engaging Canadians across the country and reached its goal of enrolling close to 300,000 participants in Canada. That is about 1-in-55 Canadians between 35 and 69 years old, voluntarily engaging in a project that will help researchers …

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December 16th, 2013

New resources highlight the need for culturally safe cancer care in First Nations communities

 December 16, 2013 – While cancer affects everyone, rates of common cancers have increased among First Nations, Inuit and Métis people in the past few decades and in some populations are now at or above those in the general Canadian population.  A new report released today examines cancer control for First Nations across Canada and provides a baseline against …

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October 24th, 2013

$16 million investment in first of its kind Canadian chronic disease research project

Cancer and cardiovascular organizations team up to improve the health of Canadians

Toronto – October 24, 2013 – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the Heart and Stroke Foundation, are pleased to announce a $16 million investment in a first of its kind partnership between the cancer and cardiovascular research communities that will strengthen our understanding of chronic disease.

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September 30th, 2013

Where the cancer fight strikes closest to home

New report shows how populations in large Canadian cities differ in their cancer risk profiles  

September 30, 2013 – A new landmark report, Population Health in Canada’s Largest Cities, released today assesses differences in the cancer risks of populations in Canada’s largest cities.  Led by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, the report finds that western municipalities overall have healthier …

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December 17th, 2012

New report shows progress and emerging trends in Canada’s cancer system

Care improving for colorectal and other cancer patients – but still room for improvement

Archie McCulloch, a retired scientist and cancer survivor, is encouraged to see improvements in colorectal cancer screening rates.

Archie McCulloch, a retired scientist and cancer survivor, is encouraged to see improvements in colorectal cancer screening rates.

December 17, 2012 – A comprehensive report released today by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer provides a snapshot of how Canada’s cancer system is performing in key areas …

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