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Partnership News

April 24th, 2012

Call for applications: Board of Directors

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors.  The vacancy is for the position of Director at Large.…

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April 16th, 2012

Encouraging Canadians to share their wishes about end-of-life care

April 16 is National Advance Care Planning Day; Partnership collaborates on national efforts

The Partnership is pleased to join more than 25 organizations championing April 16 as National Advance Care Planning Day — a day for Canadians to speak with family members and friends about their wishes for end-of-life care. …

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March 27th, 2012

Delivering on its commitments: Partnership releases 2012 Targets Status Report

Status report highlights Partnership’s progress

The Partnership is pleased to release Delivering on Our Commitments: 2012 Targets Status Report, which charts the organization’s progress on performance targets for initiatives across the priority areas of Canada’s cancer control strategy. The document illustrates the achievements made by taking a co-ordinated and national approach to cancer control. …

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March 22nd, 2012

Canada’s research community working together to answer questions about the development of cancer, heart disease and other chronic diseases

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer partners with Genome Canada and Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Canada’s research community will have the opportunity to draw upon and contribute to the country’s largest database of population health research as part of a new collaboration between the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership), Genome Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). 

The collaboration is specific to Genome Canada and CIHR’s Genomics and Personalized Health competition. Research teams that are successful in this competition may have the option to access and use data from across Canada through the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP), which is funded by the Partnership. In addition, cardiovascular-oriented research projects applying through the competition may qualify for shared funding from the Partnership.…

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March 19th, 2012

From best evidence to best practice

Capacity Enhancement Program offers one-stop shop of tools to help cancer guideline developers across the country

The World Health Organization proposes that a third of all cancer cases could be prevented, another third cured, and the rest effectively managed if care consistently complied with existing evidence-based strategies.1,2

This bold vision for standardized care is centred on the systematic development of cancer control guidelines and their effective implementation throughout clinical practice. Now, thanks to a comprehensive set of guideline development resources at www.cancerview.ca/guidelines, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is supporting this effort on a national scale.…

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