BioCanRx – Research Program Renewal, Call for LOI’s

Bench to Bedside Translation of Innovative Cancer Biotherapeutics BioCanRx, Canada’s Immunotherapy Network, is pleased to announce its 2019 Call for Letters of Intent. Selected Letters of Intent will be featured in the Scientific Program of our Cycle II application going forward for review in July 2019 to the federal government’s (more…)

CADTH Call for Advisory and Expert Committee Nominations

CADTH has released a Call for Nominations for its advisory and expert committees. This is an exciting opportunity for those interested in supporting health care decision-makers to make informed choices about health technologies. The nomination process runs to Friday, April 26, 2019. We are seeking the following role to sit (more…)

Now Recruiting: Health Economist, Cancer Care Ontario

To Apply Click Here The Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit is a research team that supports Cancer Care Ontario with timely, high quality, and relevant information to inform drug funding decisions.  The Unit plays an important role in assisting policy-makers and implementers with their health economics needs by conducting, evaluating and explaining (more…)

PhD Opportunity: The use of Health Technology Assessment in publicly funded health systems

The Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University is inviting applications to consider entry into Dalhousie’s PhD Health program. This is an exciting opportunity to work with Dr. W. Dominika Wranik in the area of Health Technology Assessment, with particular focus on the application of HTA to policy questions in publicly (more…)

Watch Now: Social Determinants of Health and Cancer

Check out the excellent presentation below by Ambreen Sayani – Health Policy & Equity PhD Student and ARCC member since 2016. Any questions can be directed by Ambreen at .  This presentation was made at the Drug Pricing Policy Summit 2018 and the video was made and hosted by the Save (more…)

Research Participation Wanted – Patients & Survivors of Colorectal Cancer

Please help ARCC Researcher Mary de Vera understand the information needs of patients and survivors of colorectal cancer if possible! Dr. Mary de Vera of the University of British Columbia is taking on the cancer she herself was treated for – read more about her story in the Globe and (more…)
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Announcing the 2019 ARCC Studentship Winners!

We are pleased to announce the results of the  2019 ARCC Studentship Competition. Successful Applications The 2019 ARCC Studentship Competition resulted in the approval of 5 awards, with 2 Master’s level recipients, and 3 Doctoral level recipients. ARCC Received a total of 25 submissions for an overall success rate of (more…)
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ARCC 2019 Abstract Submission NOW OPEN!

We are pleased to announce that abstract submission for the 2018 ARCC Conference is NOW OPEN! We encourage you to submit your work and join us in Halifax, May 27-28, 2019. Registration will open in mid-January 2019. Visit our conference webpage at for the most up-to-date conference information including (more…)

CONNECT Study is recruiting patients and survivors of colorectal cancer

Share Your Voice! We are helping promote a research study conducted at the University of British Columbia by Dr. Mary De Vera, who is a survivor of colorectal cancer. Mary was awarded an ARCC Seed Grant in support of this work, and we are happy to see the project is (more…)

Call for Nominations – Chair of the Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board

The Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board (OCREB) Advisory Committee, on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), is calling for nominations for the Chair of OCREB. The position is part-time (up to two days per week) and would take effect September 1, 2019. (more…)