Abstract submission for ARCC2020 is NOW OPEN. Click Here to submit your abstract.
Abstract submission will close on January 31st, 2020.
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ARCC will again be offering travel support (up to $1000) for students presenting at our conference. For the 2020 ARCC Conference, we will also have some funding available for new professional (defined as someone completing their final degree within the past 5 years). To be eligible for a travel award, the student or new professional must be submitting an abstract to and presenting at the ARCC2020. The application for student and new professional travel awards is electronic and will only be available in parallel with abstract submission. If you have any questions, please contact ARCC@cancercare.on.ca
To Apply: The application for Student & New Professional Travel Awards will open alongside abstract submission on December 6th, 2019.
Guidelines for Travel awards can be found within the ARCC2020 Abstract Guidelines
contact ARCC@cancercare.on.ca for more information
The 2020 ARCC Conference will be hosted at TCU Place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Registration for the 2020 ARCC Conference is now open!
Early-bird rates are in effect until April 17, 2020
Member – $150
Non-Member – $250
Student (member) – $75
Student (non-member) – $100
New-Professional** (members only) – $100
Industry – $600
**If you are a new professional (within 5 years of receiving your terminal degree) please email Rebecca.Mercer@cancercare.on.ca with your graduation details to be eligible for a special registration code providing a 50% discount on registration!!!
**If you are a patient looking to attend the 2020 ARCC Conference, please email Rebecca.Mercer@cancercare.on.ca regarding complementary registration availability
Stay tuned for more information!
The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) is pleased to announce that its 9th annual conference, ARCC2020, will take place from May 25th to 26th at TCU Place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The objective of this conference is to bridge a connection between researchers and decision-makers, using health economics, services, policy and ethics research to improve cancer control and the delivery of cancer care.
Canada’s Applied Research in Cancer Control Conference
TCU Place Saskatoon
35 22 St E
Stay tuned for speakers and information!
Dr. Kelvin Chan, MD, FRCP, MSc, PhD - (ARCC Co-Director)
Dr Kelvin Chan is a Medical Oncologist at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, and an associate scientist at the Sunnybrook Research Institute. He specializes in GI oncology and Head and Neck oncology. He has recently completed his PhD in Biostatistics (focusing on statistical methods in health economic evaluations) at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.
As a clinical epidemiologist and biostatistician, Dr. Chan’s research interests include health services research, health technology assessment, meta-analysis including network meta-analysis, cost-effectiveness analyses, and statistical methods research in health economics. He is the Co-Director at the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC), funded by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS).
Professionally, Dr Chan has an interest in cancer drug reimbursement related issues. He is a member of multiple provincial and national committees related to cancer drug assessments and recommendations including membership at the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR) Expert Review Committee (pERC), the Committee to Evaluate Drug (CED) and the Interim Chair for the Ontario Steering Committee of Cancer Drugs (OSCCD), Ontario MOHLTC and Cancer Care Ontario. He is also the Clinical Lead for the Provincial Drug Reimbursement Programs (PDRP) at Cancer Care Ontario (CCO).
Dr. Stuart Peacock, PhD - (ARCC Co-Director)
Stuart Peacock holds the Leslie Diamond Chair in Cancer Survivorship and is a Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University. He is currently Co-Director of the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC). ARCC is a pan-Canadian research centre providing interdisciplinary leadership in health economics, services, policy and ethics research. Stuart is also a Distinguished Scientist in Cancer Control Research at the BC Cancer Agency, a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, and past President of the International Society on Priorities in Health Care. He has held university positions in Canada, Australia and the UK. Over the past 20 years, Stuart’s main research interests have focused on research into developing more effective cancer services, making health system funding decisions fairer and more transparent, and improving the quality of life of cancer patients and survivors.
Mr. Riaz Alvi
Riaz Alvi is the Director – Epidemiology & Performance Management with the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency.
Dr. Winson Cheung
Winson Y. Cheung, MD, MPH, FRCPC is a medical oncologist and a nationally and internationally recognized health services researcher and real-world data scientist. He is currently appointed as Full Professor in the Departments of Oncology, Medicine, and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary where he is also the Provincial Director and Chair of Cancer Health Services Research and Real-World Evidence. Prior to his leadership recruitment to Calgary in 2017, he worked at BC Cancer in Vancouver for 7 years. Dr. Cheung’s primary research interest is using big data for health services and outcomes research as well as generating real-world evidence across all tumor sites. His projects focus on understanding the interplay of various patient, physician, and system level factors that drive practice patterns in the population-based setting and learning how costs and processes can be modified to better inform care. The overarching goal of his work is to ensure that cancer care is appropriately accessed and delivered to patients in an equitable and effective manner. His own research and those of his trainees appear frequently in high impact scientific journals. To date, he has published more than 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts.
Ms. Carole McMahon
Information coming soon!