2016 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships Competition

Proposals are currently being accepted from strong post-doctoral researchers to apply for a Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowship, funded by the European Union, supported by the Centre for Health Economics (CHE) at the University of York. If the application is successful, the fellowship would be based at the University of York. (more…)

Webinars live from the 2016 CADTH Symposium

The CADTH Symposium is an annual event that brings together producers and users of evidence-based information on drugs and health technologies for productive discussions and information sharing. These free webinars are presented live from the 2016 CADTH Symposium in Ottawa, Ontario. Webinar Topics Include: Oral Presentations on Patient and Public (more…)

Pharmacare Costing in Canada: Estimated Costs of Proposed National Pharmacare Programs Commissioned by the Canadian Pharmacists Association

The Canadian Pharmacists Association has commissioned a report to look at estimated costs of a national Pharmacare program in Canada. Their findings suggest that existing proposals are impractical, disruptive, and the potential for cost savings is overstated. Specific concerns from the report suggest that the existing proposals: replace the increasingly effective (more…)

The Health and Economic Impacts of Opportunistic vs Organized Lung Cancer Screening in Canada

The Analytic Capacity Building Initiative at the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) would like to invite you to attend a webinar on “The health and economic impacts of opportunistic vs organized lung cancer screening in Canada” on March 31st 2016 from 12-1 pm EST. The webinar will be presented by (more…)

US Self-Reported Financial Burden of Cancer

A recent self-reported study was published by Cancer this week titled Self-reported financial burden of cancer care and its effect of physical and mental health-related quality of life among US cancer survivors.  The study focused on the out-of–pocket spending that Americans with cancer must spend due to their illness. With the increase of (more…)

New lung cancer screening guidelines released for high-risk Canadians

New Guidelines on lung cancer screening was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal Monday March 7th 2016. In the new screening guidelines strongly suggests that current and former smokers between the ages of 55-74 get screened for lung cancer annually. In screening regularly it gives doctor’s the ability to (more…)
The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control

New Links Page Now Available

The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control has now added a Links page to our website. The links page directly connects you to other organizations webpages that are relevant to applied cancer control. You can visit the new page by Clicking Here. If you have any suggestions for (more…)

Current Oncology: Canadian Costing Supplement is now Available

In the recent Current Oncology: Canadian Costing Supplement many ARCC members research has been highlighted. For these researchers we would like to send out a big congratulations! This supplement that has been co-edited by Nicole Mittmann (Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario), and Claire de Oliveria (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, (more…)

CME Credit available based on ARCC funded study in The Oncologist

We are proud to announce that an ARCC funded study led by Dr. Sonya Cressman and published in The Oncologist has been selected as a CME offering. Their article titled: “A time-trend economic analysis of cancer drug trials” is available for a Maximum of 1 credit unit course. The target (more…)
The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control

Changes to ARCC Research Programs

**This message is sent on behalf of Dr. Stuart Peacock and Dr. Kelvin Chan – ARCC Co-Directors** ARCC is entering an exciting time as the Centre continues to grow and develop new opportunities in its second five year term. In the coming weeks we will be letting you know more (more…)