CCS: Excess weight expected to become 2nd leading preventable cause of cancer, after tobacco

The below post is a copy of the news release published by the Canadian Cancer Society at A Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)-funded study has found that, unless Canada makes changes, excess weight will become the second leading preventable cause of cancer, following tobacco. The Canadian Population Attributable Risk of Cancer (more…)

OICR-ARCC Sponsored Costing Supplement in Current Oncology – Now Available!

Special supplement on Canadian cancer costing research ARCC is pleased to have partnered with the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research on a special supplement of Canadian cancer costing research, published today in Current Oncology. From ARCC’s Commentary: “As we approach the 10th anniversary of the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in (more…)

Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation Conference Grant Awarded

The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) is proud to announce that the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) has awarded a Conference Grant in support of the 2019 ARCC Conference, being held May 27-28, 2019, at the Halifax Convention Centre. The DMRF grant application was co-supported by Dalhousie (more…)

2019 Spring and Summer R Course Series (Toronto, ON)

The Biostatistics Research Unit (BRU) in partnership with the Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative will be hosting a series of short courses on R. R is a powerful and flexible software environment for statistical analysis and graphics. R is freely available, facilitating analysis and model transparency and reproducibility. (more…)

Join Canada’s cancer research community at the 2019 Canadian Cancer Research Conference!

Mark your calendars for the Canadian Cancer Research Conference taking place November 3 to 5, 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario. Hosted by the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance, this three-day event brings together researchers, clinicians, decision-makers, and trainees at all stages of their career. Abstract Submission for the 2019 CCRC will open (more…)

University of Manitoba – Canada Research Chair Tier 2, Health Economics

CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR TIER 2, HEALTH ECONOMICS POSTED: March 11, 2019, Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Position Numbers 27187 and 27816. The University of Manitoba invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair, a tenured or tenure-track position at (more…)

BioCanRx – Research Program Renewal, Call for LOI’s

Bench to Bedside Translation of Innovative Cancer Biotherapeutics BioCanRx, Canada’s Immunotherapy Network, is pleased to announce its 2019 Call for Letters of Intent. Selected Letters of Intent will be featured in the Scientific Program of our Cycle II application going forward for review in July 2019 to the federal government’s (more…)

CADTH Call for Advisory and Expert Committee Nominations

CADTH has released a Call for Nominations for its advisory and expert committees. This is an exciting opportunity for those interested in supporting health care decision-makers to make informed choices about health technologies. The nomination process runs to Friday, April 26, 2019. We are seeking the following role to sit (more…)

Now Recruiting: Health Economist, Cancer Care Ontario

To Apply Click Here The Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit is a research team that supports Cancer Care Ontario with timely, high quality, and relevant information to inform drug funding decisions.  The Unit plays an important role in assisting policy-makers and implementers with their health economics needs by conducting, evaluating and explaining (more…)

PhD Opportunity: The use of Health Technology Assessment in publicly funded health systems

The Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University is inviting applications to consider entry into Dalhousie’s PhD Health program. This is an exciting opportunity to work with Dr. W. Dominika Wranik in the area of Health Technology Assessment, with particular focus on the application of HTA to policy questions in publicly (more…)