Call for submissions – Current Oncology Special Issue on Real-World Evidence

Special Issue Information Dear Colleagues, Real-world evidence (RWE) has been a popular catchphrase for the last 10 years but could be considered the re-branding of clinical data that does not meet the typical randomized phase III study criteria often included in HTA submissions. Variations in patient populations (e.g., comorbidities, genetic (more…)

CCSRC Webinar June 17th – featuring ARCC Co-Director Dr. Stuart Peacock

Adapting in Real Time: some lessons from Covid-19 and its impact on cancer patients, survivors, and health systems June 17, 2022,  1:00-2:00pm EST Objectives Gain an understanding of some of the lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic for cancer patients, survivors, and families Learn about international and Canadian evidence from cancer (more…)

CCS Health Equity Research Grants

The purpose of this funding program is to support research projects that seek to advance cancer-related health equity. Projects must be collaborative, co-created by people both affected by cancer and by structural marginalization, and designed to address the systemic, structural, and institutional factors that sustain health disparities in Canada. Applications (more…)

CCS Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research – Inclusive Excellence Prize nominations open until June 15, 2022

The Canadian Cancer Society has recognized individuals who have made, and are making, valuable contributions to the cancer research ecosystem in Canada since 1993 through our Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research. Several months ago, they launched the 2021 call for nominations for the six prizes offered by CCS, and (more…)

CADTH Call For Nominations

CADTH is seeking nominations for its expert and advisory committees. They are currently accepting applications from individuals with significant expertise in the Canadian health care system who are interested in helping support health care decision-makers in making informed choices about health technologies. In total, CADTH is seeking 16 new members (more…)

Recruiting Participants: Share your views on how oncology treatment decisions are made

Are you a cancer patient or caregiver interested in sharing your perspective on how oncology treatment decisions are made? Researchers at the University of Calgary are conducting a study to understand the experiences of participants when it comes to cancer treatment decision making. Participation in this study is completely voluntary (more…)

Jack Boan Student Essay Competition | Justice Emmett M. Hall Foundation

The annual Jack Boan Student Essay competition, sponsored by the Justice Emmett M. Hall Foundation, offers prizes for winning essays on important topics in Canadian healthcare services and policy – for undergraduates, masters and doctoral students. The deadline to submit is March 1, 2022. Winners will be recognized at the (more…)

5th Patient Group Pathway Model to Accessing Cancer Clinical Trials and Real-World Evidence Conference

The 2021, 5th Cancer Clinical Trials and RWE  Conference Registration is Open!  The Registration link is: Over the course of the past several years, Colorectal Cancer Canada (CCC) has endeavoured and made significant progress in fostering patient and patient group partnerships among stakeholders who have been advocating for their engagement (more…)

Ontario Health – Person-Centred Virtual Cancer Care Clinical Guidance document

The Person-Centred Virtual Cancer Care Clinical Guidance document is now available. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly increased the use of virtual care in many areas, such as cancer care. During the first 7 months of the pandemic, virtual cancer care visits (including telephone or video appointments) increased from ~1-2% to (more…)

CAHSPR – Call for Nominations for 2022 Hall Laureate

The Board of Directors of the Justice Emmett Hall Memorial Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2022 Hall Laureate. The Emmett Hall Memorial Lectureship commemorates the father of Canadian Medicare with an annual address at the CAHSPR Conference. Sponsored by the Hall Foundation, the Hall Laureate is awarded each year (more…)