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In Brief
July 29, 2015
Canada's largest-ever health data portal opens to global researchers
2015 edition of Canadian Cancer Statistics predicts surge in age-related cancers The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project, an innovative research portal that includes health and biological data from 300,000 Canadians — nearly one in every 50 individuals between the ages of 35 and 69 – was launched on June 29 by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer.

“I would like to congratulate the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project for creating one of the largest, most expansive cancer research databases in the world. This landmark study offers a wealth of information that will be opened to researchers, which could lead to new strategies in the fight against cancer and related chronic diseases,” said Health Minister Rona Ambrose.

Call for Canadian cancer costing research article submissions for special edition of Current Oncology
Current Oncology is seeking research article submissions for a special supplemental issue dedicated to original Canadian cancer costing research to be published in 2016. Submissions are due September 30, 2015.

Submissions can include studies for any cancer using regional, provincial or national data sources, to evaluate any one of the following themes:
  • Burden of illness studies;
  • Costs of interventions, programs and policies;
  • Applied costing studies;
  • Direct costs borne by patient or other payers;
  • Indirect costs around lost earnings and/or productivity;
  • Population health modeling studies;
  • Studies adapting models for the Canadian context.

For submission guidelines and how to apply, click here.

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