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Partnership News

September 23rd, 2011

Encouraging and supporting Canadians to live tobacco-free

Join the dialogue on the future of tobacco control

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Canada.  An estimated 25,300 Canadians will be diagnosed with the disease in 2011 and 20,600 will die from it.1  Overall, fewer than 16 per cent of lung cancer patients survive five years or …

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September 20th, 2011

Investments in survivorship, palliative and end-of-life care research

New report identifies opportunities for research on experiences and needs of cancer patients

Understanding the cancer research landscape, including the gaps and opportunities is key to optimizing research investments to ensure that discoveries benefit patients as quickly as possible.  A new report from the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance (CCRA), Investment in Research on Survivorship and Palliative and End-of-Life Care 2005-2008, documents for the first time the country’s investments in cancer research focused on survivorship and palliative and end-of-life …

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September 15th, 2011

Wanted: Innovative ideas to improve healthcare quality and the patient experience

Partnership supports Canada Health Infoway’s ImagineNation Outcomes Challenge

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is pleased to join other national health organizations in supporting Canada Health Infoway’s ImagineNation Outcomes Challenge

The recently announced Outcomes Challenge will accelerate the use of innovative solutions with the potential to improve healthcare quality and the patient experience in four key areas: e-scheduling, patient access to health information, medication reconciliation, and clinical synoptic reporting.

Synoptic reporting …

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September 1st, 2011

Global cancer congress coming to Canada for first time

Partnership encourages Canadians to show support by signing World Cancer Declaration

As preparations continue for next summer’s World Cancer Congress taking place August 27-30, 2012 in Montréal, Québec, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is encouraging Canadians to sign the World Cancer Declaration and show their support for reducing the global cancer burden.

An initiative of the Union

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August 8th, 2011

New opportunity for cancer researchers to connect

Inaugural conference to link existing research activity with pan-Canadian priorities

Experts in cancer research from across the country will congregate to exchange knowledge and share ideas at the inaugural Canadian Cancer Research Conference in November 2011.

Organized by the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance (CCRA), the Partnership’s Research Advisory Group, the conference will bring together leading experts from all areas of cancer research and offer an important networking opportunity for trainees and young investigators. In addition, interested members of the public will have a chance to learn more about the impact of Canada’s research investment through the conference’s public forum.

The …

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