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…)

ICES Live Chat on End-of-Life Cancer Care

Join ICES for a live twitter discussion on end-of-life cancer care quality indicators in Canada! During this Twitter chat, ICES will discuss, “Quality indicators of end-of-life care in patients with cancer: what rate is right?”, a recent ICES study funded by the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control and (more…)

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…)