Francais Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
 E-Bulletin June 2009

Helping make cancer diagnostic tests better
Systematic improvements to quality and patient safety

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP), is supporting a project that will provide a framework for more accurate cancer diagnosis and better treatment planning across the country.  Read more...


Helping shape the cancer system to support survivors
Working group named, programs underway in several areas

The National Survivorship Working Group is now in place under the leadership of co-chairs Elisabeth Ross of Toronto and David Muise of Sydney, N.S.

The group includes cancer survivors and representatives from cancer support agencies, family practice, pediatrics, cancer agencies, social work and psychosocial care. Read more...

The National Colorectal Cancer Screening Network
Working together to fight Canada's second leading cause of cancer death

Chaired by Dr. Heather Bryant, the National Colorectal Cancer Screening Network is made up of representatives from across Canadian jurisdictions and key cancer control community partners. Established in late 2007, the group acts as a national forum to review, discuss and take action on matters of mutual interest or concern related to colorectal screening. Read more...

Request for Proposals: For Coalitions Linking Action and Science (CLASP) funding agreements

The Coalitions Linking Action and Science for Prevention Funding Agreement Request for Proposal (RFP) is now available. Read more...


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Production of this publication has been made possible through a financial contribution from Health Canada, through the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. The views expressed herein represent the views of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer.