The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Recognizes National Non-Smoking Week
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Canada, with an estimated 24,000 Canadians being diagnosed with and 20,600 who will die from the disease in 2010.1 It is well established that tobacco use accounts for the majority of all cases of lung cancer2. January …read more
International study shows Canada among top countries in survival rates
TORONTO, December 21, 2010 - Canadians with lung, breast, colorectal or ovarian cancer have a higher rate of survival than people diagnosed with these cancers in the United Kingdom, Denmark or Norway, a new international study has found.
The study, published today in The Lancet medical journal, is an initiative …read more
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2010 System Performance Report released
Optimizing the cancer control system for Canadians is at the heart of the Partnership’s work. But unless it is clear how well the cancer control system is performing, it is difficult for cancer agencies or other health partners to know where to focus improvement efforts. In response to this challenge, the Partnership developed the System …read more
Call for Applications for Members
The Partnership’s advisory groups are a collaborative network of volunteer experts and members of the public established to advise the Partnership in each of its cancer control priority areas: prevention, screening, research, surveillance, the cancer journey, quality and standards, and cancer guidelines.
Members are selected through a formal recruitment, application and renewal process and include health practitioners …read more