Congratulating Travel and Poster Award Winners from the 2015 ARCC Conference!

ARCC is proud to congratulate the student travel award recipients and winners of the poster competition from our 2015 conference! Travel Award Winners: Ciara Pendtrith Daniel Jonathan Kagedan Katherine Jensen Linwei Wang Ning Lui Wyanne Law The Student Poster Award Winner was Jason Hu for: Health services utilization in the (more…)

Call for Nomination for the pERC Chair – pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR)

If you are looking for a high profile opportunity to demonstrate national leadership and are seeking ways to impact the care that is delivered to Canadians with cancer, consider this exciting role to participate in the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR) to make cancer drug funding recommendations to participating provincial/territorial (more…)

Call for Nomination for pCODR Expert Review Committee

If you are looking for an opportunity to demonstrate national leadership and are seeking ways to impact the care that is delivered to Canadians with cancer, you may be interested in participating in the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR). pCODR is currently recruiting for membership on the pCODR Expert Review (more…)
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ARCC Conference 2015 Preliminary Program Available

The ARCC Conference takes place on May 24-25, 2015 – less than 2 weeks away! We have recently posted a copy of the Preliminary Program on the conference page which lists concurrent session presentation and poster titles to help you plan your conference experience. If you have any questions, please email ARCC@cancercare.on.ca and (more…)

Call for volunteers: Health system experts, clinicians and health professionals

Achieving better cancer outcomes for all Canadians requires a collaborative approach that involves clinicians, health system leaders and people personally affected by cancer. That’s why the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) relies on the input and expertise of a range of individuals and groups through various advisory structures and volunteer (more…)
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Research Study: Quality Indicators of End-of-Life Care in Patients with Cancer

We would like to congratulate the research team led by ARCC Investigator Dr. Lisa Barbera on their newest publication: “Quality Indicators of End-of-Life Care in Patients with Cancer: What Rate Is Right?”. This research article was published online in the Journal of Oncology Practice (JOP), and can be viewed online (more…)

Launch of Analytically Yours – a new collaborative ground created by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC)

  Analytically Yours is a collaborative space created by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) to support the national community of cancer data analysts. The goal of this website is to foster collaboration and facilitate an exchange of knowledge within this community. There has been growing acknowledgement of the need (more…)

Dr. Stuart Peacock is this month’s guest blogger for BC Cancer Foundation!

ARCC Co-Director, Dr. Stuart Peacock was given the opportunity to participate as a guest-blogger in the BC Cancer Foundation website for the month of March! Feel free to read Dr. Stuart Peacock’s recent blogs: Dr. Stuart Peacock: My Journey to a Career in Cancer Research Health Economics Research at the BC Cancer Agency Asking (more…)
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Research Study: The Value of Personalizing Medicine

Congratulations to the research team led by Dr. Yvonne Bombard on their newest publication in The Oncologist: The Value of Personalizing Medicine: Medical Oncologists’ Views on Gene Expression Profiling in Breast Cancer Treatment. This ARCC-Supported study involved five ARCC members: three associates (Dr. Yvonne Bombard, Dr. Natasha Leighl, and Dr. Deborah (more…)

Research Study: Incidental genomic findings

Congratulations to Dean Regier, PhD, Senior Health Economist at the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control and Assistant Professor at the School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, on his newest publication in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal): Next generation genomic sequencing and the disclosure of (more…)