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In Brief
October 31, 2014
Now online at 1 in 3: An in-depth look at adolescent and young adult cancer in Canada
Now online at 1 in 3: An in-depth look at adolescent and young adult cancer in Canada In the latest issue of 1 in 3, we look at current and emerging issues in adolescent and young adult cancer, using new design and multimedia tools that are mobile friendly.

In the first episode of our new podcast, Evidently, and in an interactive audio interview, we speak with experts Dr. Ronald Barr and Laura Mitchell about adolescent and young adult cancer. We also speak with adolescent and young adult cancer patients in our first cross-Canada online panel discussion. The issue includes recommended resources for health-care professionals, now in a mobile friendly format.

Visit blog.cancerview.ca to see the latest issue of 1 in 3.

Call for expressions of interest: Cancer treatment data pilot projects
The Partnership is seeking expressions of interest from jurisdictions to participate in pilot projects to enable standardized pan-Canadian reporting of cancer treatment data.

The current lack of standardized cancer treatment data across jurisdictions limits the ability to understand treatment patterns and identify opportunities to improve the quality of patient care. Through the Coordinated Data Development Initiative, the Partnership aims to identify a core set of treatment data elements, seek provincial alignment to common data standards, test the feasibility of obtaining treatment data or creating linked data sets. This EOI is intended to elicit candidate pilot studies that will focus specifically on addressing gaps in the availability of, or access to, one or more types of treatment data.

Interested jurisdictions are invited to submit an expression of interest by November 28, 2014. Successful applicants will participate in an invitational, funded planning process, and partners who demonstrate success in the planning phase will be awarded funding to implement the pilot. For more information about this opportunity, click here.

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