ARCC and McMaster Health Forum awarded CPAC grant

Drug expenditures in oncology have risen faster than in other areas of health care. While health gains have been made in the treatment of cancer with new therapies, there is concern among policy makers and health care providers that the high costs for new cancer treatments might not be justified (more…)

ARCC Investigator Lisa Barbera’s work makes the Top 10 CCS-Funded Research Stories of 2015

Today, January 4th 2015, the Canadian Cancer Society has published their Top 10 CCS-Funded Research Stories for 2015: click here for details. ARCC is very proud to announce that one of our ARCC Investigators, Dr. Lisa Barbera has been featured this year for her May 2015 Publication in the Journal of (more…)

Change in ARCC Co-Directorship effective December 1, 2015

Thank you Dr. Jeffrey Hoch In November 2015, Dr. Jeffrey Hoch stepped down from his role as Co-Director of the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC). Dr. Hoch is an original ARCC Co-Founder, and has helped lead ARCC since 2009. During that time the ARCC Network has (more…)

CADTH Regognition Awards – Nominations Being Accepted

            Nominations are now being accepted for two prestigious awards for outstanding achievement in the field of health technology assessment (HTA) in Canada. Do you know someone who has been a leader and champion of health technology assessment (HTA) over many years, or perhaps a (more…)

Alberta Innovates Health Solutions – Cancer Research Chair Opportunity

  Alberta Innovates Health Solutions (AIHS) Chair in Cancer Research Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences Cumming School of Medicine For the full information about this opportunity, please CLICK HERE! The Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute, the O’Brien Institute for Public Health and the Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, within (more…)

An Introduction to the Cancer Risk Management Model (CRMM) – Webinar

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR: Contact Saima – The Data Use and Publications Committee (DUPC), a subcommittee of the Canadian Council of Cancer Registries, in partnership with the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC), is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar focusing on CPAC’s Cancer Risk Management Model (CRMM) on (more…)

CADTH Drug Portfolio Information Sessions – October 14th, 2015

The CADTH Drug Portfolio Information Sessions are an opportunity to receive an update on CADTH’s Drug Portfolio, including the Common Drug Review (CDR), the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR), Therapeutic Reviews, and the Rapid Response program. CADTH’s Patient Engagement Strategy, Scientific Advice Program, and the alignment of CDR and pCODR (more…)

2016 CADTH Symposium: Call for Abstracts!

The 2016 CADTH Symposium Program Committee invites submissions of abstracts for workshops, panels, breakfast sessions, and oral and poster presentations, related to the theme of Evidence for Everyone: Expanding the Reach of Health Technology Assessment. Abstracts must be submitted online at Call for Abstracts. Submission Deadline: Friday, Oct 30, 2015 (more…)

ARCC Funded Study (PI: Dr. Lisa Barbera) Identifying the Palliative Care Physician Workforce in Ontario

ARCC is proud to support the efforts of Dr. Barbera’s work which has recently been published in CMAJ. Her study, titled “Identification of the physician workforce providing palliative care in Ontario using administrative claims data” is now available online at Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). This study explores the physician (more…)