Position Available: Consultant – Senior Cancer Data Analyst

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is seeking a qualified consulting resource to analyze record-level linked data of the Canadian Cancer Registry (CCR), Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) and National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS) to describe diagnostic and treatment care pathways in cancer patients across jurisdictions and to correlate variation in (more…)

CAHSPR Recruiting for Executive Director Position

Frank Markel will be retiring from his position as Executive Director at the end of the year. He has provided great leadership to CAHSPR since 2013, playing a vital role in bringing students, researchers, leaders and policy makers together to improve our health care system. His passion, commitment and desire (more…)

Registration now open for the Hack4Cancer Hackathon

Hack4Cancer Hackathon: Unleashing the power of linked cancer data on health equity Shaw Centre Ottawa, Ontario November 2, 2019 On November 2, 2019, join the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer at The Hack4Cancer Hackathon, to be held one day ahead of the Canadian Cancer Research Conference in Ottawa, Ontario.  The Hack4Cancer (more…)

Health Economist and Qualitative Researcher at BC Cancer

Work With Us! (Roles are Temporary, Full-Time – until September 2020) The Health Economist or Qualitative Researcher reports to a Scientist within Cancer Control Research, Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) or designate. The Health Economist is responsible for the design, conduct, and completion of health economics (more…)

ARCC Health Economist Awarded Prestigious MSFHR Training Award

ARCC is pleased to congratulate our Health Economist, Adam Raymakers, on his recent award of a 2019 Research Trainee Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. “Improving The Methods Of Economic Evaluation To Support Decision-Making: CAR-T, Uncertainty, And Real-World Evidence” Supervisor: Stuart Peacock (ARCC Co-Director) Adam’s research investigates how economic (more…)
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Launched: CCS Innovation and Innovation to Impact Grant Competitions

For more information on these programs or to apply please visit https://www.cancer.ca/en/research/grants-and-awards/applications/applications/ Innovation Grants: Innovation Grants support the highest quality creative problem solving in cancer research. The goal of the Innovation program is to support the development and testing of transformative, paradigm-shifting concepts and approaches to address problems in cancer research, enhance (more…)

HTA for Decision Making Course – Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 2019 Health Technology Assessment for Decision Making workshop organized by the Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (theta) Collaborative. Dates: September 25-27,2019 Location: Toronto General Hospital, 10th Floor, Eaton Building, Toronto, Ontario. Target Audience: Individuals who use HTA to make decisions relating to drugs, (more…)

CCS Travel Awards 2019 Cycle 3 – Deadline September 15, 2019

Application Deadline: September 15, 2019 Results: November 2019 Funding Start Date: December 1, 2019 Program description A limited number of Travel Awards to PhD, MD, or MD/PhD students, and post-doctoral/medical/clinical fellows are available. The purpose of this program is to defray the travel costs associated with making a scientific presentation as a (more…)

Call for Proposals, Research Chair: Social challenges of personalised medicine and innovation in oncology

The French National Cancer Institute (INCa) and its partners are creating a Chair of Excellence in Research in Social and Human Sciences (SHS) entitled : “Social issues in personalized medicine and innovation in oncology”. Online Program Information can be found at: https://www.e-cancer.fr/Institut-national-du-cancer/Appels-a-projets/Appels-a-projets-en-cours/Chaire-SHS-2019 Open to French and foreign candidates, this Chair (more…)