The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review is recruiting! (Boston, MA)

ICER is a trusted non-profit organization that evaluates evidence on the value of medical tests, treatments and delivery system innovations and moves that evidence into action to improve the health care system.  To accomplish this goal ICER performs analyses on effectiveness and costs; develops reports using innovative methods that make (more…)

CIHR-PHSI program invests more than $5.4M in health services research for cancer

The results for the 2017 CIHR-PHSI for Cancer Control research have been formally announced, and ARCC is proud to have significant involvement in the work to come. Four of the six announced projects are led by ARCC members, including projects headed by both ARCC co-directors. This represents a significant investment by (more…)

Dr. Craig Earle announced as new Vice-President, Cancer Control with CPAC

re-posted from  http://www.partnershipagainstcancer.ca/new-vice-president-cancer-control/ The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) has announced the appointment of Dr. Craig Earle as Vice-President, Cancer Control effective November 1, 2017. “The Partnership is privileged to have Dr. Earle bring his breadth of experience across both the Canadian and American cancer systems along with his passion (more…)
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Do the American Society of Clinical Oncology Value Framework and the European Society of Medical Oncology Magnitude of Clinical Benefit Scale Measure the Same Construct of Clinical Benefit?

In a recent paper published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology and supported by ARCC, researchers examined whether the ASCO Value Framework and the ESMO Magnitude of Clinical Benefit Scale measure similar constructs of clinical benefit. They also looked at how both relate to quality-adjusted life-years, and funding recommendations in (more…)

Final Report – Making Fair & Sustainable Decisions about Funding for Cancer Drugs

We are pleased to share with you the final report on the “Making Fair & Sustainable Decisions about Funding for Cancer Drugs” collaboration. This collaboration was funded by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, supporting ARCC and the McMaster Health Forum. We invite you to read and download a copy today! (more…)

CIHR – Operating Grant: Secondary Data Analysis for Cancer Prevention and Control

Click here to view this opportunity on CIHR’s websiteCIHR and other funding agencies have invested in the establishment of cohorts and databases. These cohorts and databases house high quality health systems and patient data sets and/or biospecimens. As such, there exists a wealth of information that has the potential to (more…)

PALLIATIVE CARE SHOULD COME SOONER THAN THE END-OF-LIFE STAGE: NEW REPORT (CPAC)

Effective health care integrates palliative care into the patients’ treatment plan as early as possible, but Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Cancer System Performance Report suggests this may not always be happening in Canada. Palliative care is not limited to end-of-life care; it is effective for pain and symptom management (more…)

Post-Doctoral Fellow Required – BC Cancer Agency

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Reference #60724 Temporary Full Time (2 year term), Vancouver, BC The candidate will work with a team of world-class Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) for the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC). ARCC is an innovative pan-Canadian research centre whose mission is to (more…)

Early HTA Funding Opportunity – BioCanRx

Additional details about how you can apply to this program can be found online at https://biocanrx.com/research/research-program/research-funding/application-process-and-instructions *TARGETED FUNDING CALL: BioCanRx is pleased to announce that the next call for applications is now open in the Clinical, Social & Economic Impact (CSEI) program. At this time, BioCanRx is placing highest priority on the intake (more…)

Advancing Collective Priorities: A Canadian Carer Strategy

The Canadian Cancer Action Network, in partnership with Carers Canada and the Canadian Home Care Association, is pleased to publically launch the 2017 report, Advancing Collective Priorities: A Canadian Carer Strategy today.  View the report by clicking here  Over 8 million carers (also referred to as family caregivers) impact the (more…)