Canadian partnership against cancer
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In Brief
October 29, 2015
Canada's cancer research community to convene at 2015 Canadian Cancer Research Conference
Register now for upcoming event that will showcase recent innovations in cancer research
Progress in Action: Annual Highlights 2014/15 presents recent achievements of Canada's cancer strategy This fall, Canada's cancer research community will come together in Montreal to showcase recent innovations in cancer research and share ideas that will help shape the future of cancer discovery and care.

The 2015 Canadian Cancer Research Conference, to be held November 8-10, is Canada's only conference devoted to the continuum of cancer research. It is targeted to professionals who work in cancer research.
The Partnership hosts First Nations, Inuit and Métis Cancer
Control Forum
Legacy of Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes' Village is a healthy, active community Partners addressing priority cancer control gaps with and for First Nations, Inuit, Métis communities across Canada gathered in St. John's, Newfoundland to highlight progress being made in an initiative funded by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer that will help reduce the cancer burden for these communities and improve the cancer experience for patients.

The forum took place as the Partnership began facilitating new work to improve integration of traditional health supports and western models of care with and for First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Read more...
The Partnership welcomes new advisors
Achieving better cancer outcomes for all Canadians requires a collaborative approach that involves clinicians, health system leaders and people personally affected by cancer. That's why the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer relies on the input and expertise of a range of individuals and groups through various advisory mechanisms. The Partnership is pleased to announce the following recent appointments:
  • David Mowat, MBChB, joined the Partnership as Senior Scientific Leader, Population Health.
  • Kathleen Decker, PhD, joined the Partnership as Expert Lead, Cervical Cancer.
  • Jon Kerner, PhD, formerly Senior Scientific Leader, Population Health and Knowledge Management, transitioned to a new role as Expert Lead, Knowledge Mobilization and Evaluation.
  • Geoff Porter, MD, formerly Senior Scientific Leader, Diagnosis and Clinical Care, transitioned to a new role as Expert Lead, Clinical Care.
IARC conference on Global Cancer accepting abstracts
Legacy of Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes' Village is a healthy, active community Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France from June 7 to 10, 2016. The multidisciplinary scientific conference, Global Cancer: Occurrence, Causes and Avenues to Prevention, will feature presentations on research in global occurrence, etiology and prevention, and the implementation of prevention and early detection. Abstracts will be accepted until January 15, 2016.

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