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AUGUST 2016
 
IN BRIEF
 
EXPLORE RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS OF CANADA'S CANCER STRATEGY
 
The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is proud to share Effective, Efficient, Evolving: Enhancing Cancer Control in Canada, which presents some of the key achievements from recent work with partners throughout the cancer community. The report highlights how the collaborative efforts of Canada's cancer community are delivering results against the 10-year goals of the national cancer control strategy.

Effective, Efficient, Evolving: Enhancing Cancer Control in Canada offers a brief summary of the accomplishments of 2015/16. A more detailed view of the Partnership's work is available in the full 2015/16 annual report and on partnershipagainstcancer.ca/impact.

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THE PARTNERSHIP WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS
The Partnership is pleased to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors: Julien Billot, William Young and Jeff Zweig.
The Partnership's Board of Directors is made up of representatives from cancer and health organizations; federal, provincial and territorial government agencies and departments; patient organizations; individuals and families affected by cancer; clinicians and health-care providers; researchers and the Indigenous community.
 
CANCERCONTROL ALBERTA STEPS UP TO ASSIST FORT MCMURRAY PATIENTS
Swift action by the Alberta Health Services Community Cancer Team and the Cross Cancer Ambulatory Care Team helped ensure that needs of patients at the Fort McMurray Community Cancer Centre were met during May's devastating fires and the subsequent evacuation of more than 80,000 residents.

Using the Alberta Cancer Line as the point of contact for appointments, comments and concerns, both teams worked closely to locate and assist Fort McMurray oncology patients, many of whom were forced to evacuate to centres in Edmonton and elsewhere in the province.

Offers of help came flowing in from cancer centre staff.

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