How much does it cost to join ARCC?
Membership with ARCC is free! Interested applicants must fill out the membership form in order to be considered.
What type of cancer research does ARCC take part in?
ARCC plays a role in the entire journey of cancer, including prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment. We focus on all cancers using various data and methods to improve cancer control and the delivery of cancer care.
What type of research projects have been funded in the past by ARCC?
A list of the different types of research projects ARCC has funded can be found under ARCC funded research.
Is there a list of themes ARCC’s research is structured into?
ARCC’s research is organized into five themes:
- Health Technology Assessment
- Health Systems, Services and Policy
- Societal Values and Public Engagement
- Patients and Families
- Knowledge Translation Research
More information about these five themes can be found under Research.
Are there any pre-requisites one must have in order to join ARCC?
There are no pre-requisites in order to become a member of ARCC. However, members of ARCC must show a great deal of interest in cancer care. Canadian researchers, decision makers, clinicians and students interested in cancer are welcome to apply.
What are the benefits of joining ARCC?
Members of ARCC have access to the free webinars and the annual ARCC conference at a discounted rate. ARCC Members can communicate and connect utilizing an online tool, receive newsletters quaterly on upcoming happenings in applied cancer control research.
What is the annual ARCC conference?
The ARCC Conference is our signature event and an integral part of the applied cancer research community featuring health economics, services, policy, and ethics. The conference brings together strong national leadership, presentations from across the country providing for excellent network and knowledge exchange opportunities.
Save the date! The next ARCC Conference is on May 24-25, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec. Learn more about our conferences here!
Can I connect with other researchers and decision makers without becoming a member? Are there any tools available to reach out to other researchers nationwide about my research projects?
The advantage of becoming a member of ARCC is the accessibility to communicate with other members. ARCC Get Connected is an online tool that members can use to network with other members interested in similar fields of cancer control. Only members have access to ARCC Get Connected, but membership is absolutely free to join!
What are the different types of webinars available to members, and how can I sign up for them?
ARCC offers webinars to get involved with various research projects and connect with other researchers to discuss future research initiatives. You can find upcoming webinars under Upcoming ARCC Program Area and Method Webinars. Please email ARCC@cancercare.on.ca if you would like to register for a webinar.
Can members outside of Canada join ARCC?
Members outside of Canada may submit an application to ARCC.
As a Graduate student, is there any way I can join ARCC and learn more about cancer control?
Graduate students are welcome to join ARCC and also receive a discounted rate to our signature conference and access to webinars. ARCC also has a Mentorship Program where students can connect with senior researchers and provide insight on their experience in similar fields of interest. Students can apply to be a mentee under Capacity Building.
Can I share information about my research project or recent publication in the quarterly newsletter?
Yes! Please contact us for more details on sharing your information in future newsletters.