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Journals

    • Current Oncology publishes peer-reviewed, Canadian based and Internationally distributed journal. Published bi-monthly plus special supplemental issues, Current Oncology represents a multidisciplinary medium encompassing health care workers in the field of cancer therapy to report upon and to review progress in the management of this disease.
    • Health Economicspublishes articles on all aspects of health economics: theoretical contributions, empirical studies and analyses of health policy from the economic perspective.
    • Healthcare Policya peer reviewed journal for publicizing of research relating to health policy development and decision making in spheres ranging from governance, organization and service delivery to funding and resource allocation.
    • Journal of Cancer Survivorshippublishes basic research, systematic and meta-analytic literature reviews, clinical investigations and policy-related research that can impact the quality of care and quality of life of adult cancer survivors. 
    • Journal of Health Economicspublishes peer-reviewed articles related to the economics of health and medical care. Its scope will include the following topics: Production of health and health services, Demand and utilization of health services, Financing of health services, Measurement of health, Behavioral models of demanders, suppliers and other health care agencies, Health behaviors and policy interventions, Efficiency and distributional aspects of health policy
    • Journal of the National Cancer Institutepublishes peer-reviewed original research from around the world and is internationally acclaimed as the source for the most up-to-date news and information from the rapidly changing fields of cancer research and treatment.
    • Medical Decision Making: publishes peer-reviewed journal published 8 times a year offering rigorous and systematic approaches to decision making that are designed to improve the health and clinical care of individuals and to assist with health policy development.
    • Pharmacoeconomics: publishes peer-reviewed, authoritative and practical articles on the application of pharmacoeconomics and quality-of-life assessment to optimum drug therapy and health outcomes.
    • Value in Healthcontains original research articles in the areas of pharmacoeconomics (health economics), outcomes research (clinical, economic, and patient-reported outcomes research), and conceptual and health policy articles that are rigorous, methodologically or theoretically solid, ethically sound and provide valuable information for health care decision-makers as well as the research community.

Organizations

    • Canadian Agency for  Drugs and Technology in HealthCADTH is an independent, not-for-profit organization responsible for providing health care decision-makers with objective evidence to help make informed decisions about the optimal use of health technologies.
    • Canadian Association of Healthcare Services and Policy ResearchThe Canadian Association of Healthcare Services and Policy Research is a community of researchers and decision makers working together toward evidence-based health care and health policy.
    • Canadian Cancer Action NetworkThe Canadian Cancer Action Network, a national umbrella organization comprised of diverse patient-centred organizations from across Canada, and is dedicated to ensuring a coordinated patient and caregiver perspective is firmly embedded in work underway in cancer control.
    • Canadian Cancer Survivor NetworkThe Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) works with patients, survivors, families, partner groups and sponsors on collaborative action to identify and remove barriers to optimal patient care; to ensure access to education and action opportunities and survivor involvement in health care decision-making, and to support evidence-based research on ways promote equal access to early diagnosis, timely treatment and follow-up care.
    • Canadian Institute for Health InformationCIHI is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides essential information on Canada’s health system and the health of Canadians.
    • Canadian Partnership Against CancerThe Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is an independent organization funded by the federal government to accelerate action on cancer control for all Canadians. The Partnership works with cancer experts, charitable organizations, governments, cancer agencies, national health organizations, patients, survivors and others to implement Canada’s cancer control strategy.
    • Council of Academic Hospitals of OntarioThe Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) represents Ontario’s 24 research hospitals that play a unique and vital role in the province’s health care system. Collectively, they provide advanced patient care services, train the next generation of health care professionals, and conduct leading-edge research to discover tomorrow’s care today.
    • Economics of Cancer Research GroupThe Economics of Cancer Research Group wishes to include economic analyses in cancer research along each part of the cancer care pathway. Costs associated with cancer care, access to cancer screening and treatment, inequalities in incidence and mortality from cancer and effectiveness of programs to combat cancer all involve economics and economic research at their core.
    • International Health Economics AssociationThe International Health Economics Association was formed to increase communication among health economists, foster a higher standard of debate in the application of economics to health and health care systems, and assist young researchers at the start of their careers.
    • National Cancer InstituteThe NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
    • Prostate Cancer CanadaThe Prostate Cancer Canada Network is comprised of over 70 prostate cancer support groups from coast to coast. These groups provide services at the grass roots level, through monthly peer meetings, special educational events, outreach programs and presentations to service clubs, community health fairs and more.
    • Triage CancerTriage Cancer is a national, nonprofit organization that provides education and resources on the entire continuum of cancer survivorship issues to survivors, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.

Other Resources

Research Resources

    • Canadian Cancer Research AllianceThe Purpose of the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance is to foster the development of partnerships amongst cancer research funding agencies in Canada, to promote the development of national cancer research priorities and strategies, to report back to donors and the public on the nature and impact of the investment in cancer research funding in Canada, and to work together to achieve the overarching goals of effective and timely cancer control in Canada.
    • Canadian Cancer Society Research InstituteThe CCSRI aims to become an even stronger voice in the cancer research community, strengthening links between researchers and the public and ultimately strengthening the Society’s ability to attract increased donor dollars for research that will continue to make a difference in the lives of Canadians.
    • Canadian Foundation for Healthcare ImprovementThe Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement is a not-for-profit organization funded by the Government of Canada, dedicated to accelerating healthcare improvement.
    • Canadian Institute of Health ResearchThe Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is the Government of Canada’s health research investment agency. Our mission is to create new scientific knowledge and to enable its translation into improved health, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian health care system.
    • Cancer Research InstituteThe Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is the world’s only nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to harnessing the immune system’s power to conquer all cancers.   
    • Canadian Cancer Survivorship Research Consortium: The CCSRC will facilitate strategic collaborative action: national meetings between survivorship experts, collaborative research submissions for competitive funding, knowledge translation of existing research for program implementation and evaluation, and increased opportunities for mentoring the next generation of researchers.
    • Cancer Knowledge NetworkCKN directly addresses many areas of the cancer world, including Young Adults, Integrative Therapy, Oncofertility, Music and Creative Therapies, Patient Advocacy and Childhood Cancer.
    • CanEngageCanEngage is an interdisciplinary collaboration that brings together members of the public, researchers, and health-care administrators to discuss key topics in health policy in Canada.
    • ICESThe Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) leads cutting-edge studies that evaluate health care delivery and outcomes.
    • Terry Fox Research InstituteThe Institute seeks to improve significantly the outcomes of cancer research for the patient through a highly collaborative, team-oriented, milestone-based approach to research that will enable discoveries to translate quickly into practical solutions for cancer patients worldwide.

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