New report is the first to look at government and charitable funding of translational research
Knowledge of how to translate cancer research into practical application helps to ensure that research discoveries benefit patients as quickly as possible. The Canadian Cancer Research Survey (CCRS), conducted annually by the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance, was used to analyze and report on investments in “early translational” cancer research, which moves fundamental discoveries to early-stage clinical trials.
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Colorectal cancer, also referred to as colon cancer, is the second most common cancer and kills approximately 9,000 Canadians each year. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) is encouraging all Canadians age 50 and older to have a Colonversation with a doctor, friend or loved one about getting checked.…read more
TORONTO – March 10 2011 – Today’s announcement of renewed support for cancer control by Prime Minister Harper is great news for Canadians. The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is receiving a second five-year mandate, to begin in 2012, and $250 million in funding to continue implementation of Canada’s national cancer control strategy.…read more
Canada’s first national dialogue launched on childhood healthy weight
Cancer and other chronic diseases account for 89 per cent of all deaths in Canada and a large proportion of these diseases can be prevented through healthier lifestyles, including maintaining a healthy body weight. Work is currently underway across the country that encourages healthy living and increased physical activity and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) is pleased to highlight a new initiative, Our Health Our Future: A National Dialogue on Healthy Weights to raise awareness of childhood obesity.
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A new resource for health care providers working in or with pathology, Standardized Cancer Pathology Reporting, is now available on Cancer View Canada. The recently launched section was designed as a central place for accessing reports, education materials, tool demonstrations and links to pathology resources.…read more