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Palliative Care Not Yet a Routine Part Of Full Cancer Experience: New Report

Report reinforces the need for, and benefits of, integrating palliative care immediately following a cancer diagnosis, and not just during the end-of-life stage September 18, 2017 (Toronto) – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) has released a report on the state of palliative and end-of-life care for patients with cancer in Canada. The report […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 2017110 Views

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2016/17 Annual Report Now Available – Mobilizing Positive Change: Improving Cancer Control in Canada

Mobilizing Positive Change: Improving Cancer Control in Canada The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer announces the publication of its 2016/17 annual report and highlights, Mobilizing Positive Change: Improving Cancer Control In Canada. In this year’s report, we chronicle the impressive efforts and achievements made in the past year, alongside our partner network comprised of hundreds of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 2017167 Views

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New teaching and learning resources support the next generation of leaders in public health policy

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer has published freely accessible student and faculty resources to support the development, implementation, and evaluation of healthy public policy across Canada. The resources equip research, practice and policy specialists with the information and tools needed to drive sustainable, population-level change in public health. Teaching resources include ready-to-use lecture slides, hands-on […]

by pmnationtalk on August 15, 2017192 Views

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Screening reports show many Canadians still waiting too long for final diagnosis of breast and colorectal cancer

Screening reports show many Canadians still waiting too long for final diagnosis of breast and colorectal cancer The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer has released reports looking at breast cancer screening (in 2011 and 2012) and colorectal cancer screening (in 2013 and 2014) across the country. Data from both reports suggest that while wait times for […]

by pmnationtalk on July 10, 2017213 Views

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Language a barrier for Canadian women in getting screened for cervical cancer: New report highlights inequities

Language a barrier for Canadian women in getting screened for cervical cancer: New report highlights inequities The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer has released the 2017 Cancer System Performance Report which found that language may be a significant barrier for certain groups of Canadian women in getting screened for cervical cancer. The data show women aged […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 2017136 Views

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Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Announces New CEO

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Announces New CEO May 30th, 2017 (Toronto) – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cynthia Morton as Chief Executive Officer effective July 24th, 2017. Cynthia Morton appointed CEO of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer effective July 24th, 2017 Ms. Morton comes to the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 2017183 Views

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Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs) with Cancer

Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs) with Cancer A new report centred on adolescents and young adults with cancer reveals important gaps in care exist for cancer patients between the ages of 15 to 39. Findings from a new report released by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer show the cancer experience is particularly challenging for those who […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 2017186 Views

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The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Wants Canadians to Get off the Bench and Get Involved With Cancer Control

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Wants Canadians to Get off the Bench and Get Involved With Cancer Control This year the Partnership is using the power of sport to empower Canadians to pledge how “We can. I can.” help reduce the burden of cancer February 4, 2017 (Toronto) – On February 4, the Canadian Partnership […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 2017206 Views

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Medical Experts Host Forum in Calgary to Address Challenges Facing Indigenous Cancer Patients

Medical experts host forum in Calgary to address challenges facing indigenous cancer patients Anna Brooks Calgary Herald Published on: January 23, 2017 Partners and community members gathered at a forum for the First Nations, Inuit and Metis Cancer Control Initiative in St. John’s last year. Isolation, discrimination and a lack of data are a few […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2017175 Views

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Explore emerging tobacco control issues during National Non-Smoking Week

Explore emerging tobacco control issues during National Non-Smoking Week During National Non-Smoking Week, January 15-21, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is featuring the latest information on what jurisdictions across Canada are doing to address emerging tobacco control issues. The following new and updated resources are available online: Waterpipe Use in Canada Over the past two […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2017185 Views

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New cervical cancer screening guidelines: shifting from overscreening young women to minimize harms

New cervical cancer screening guidelines: shifting from overscreening young women to minimize harms A new Cervical Cancer Screening in Canada report published by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer shows more than half of Canadian women aged 18 to 20 years had at least one Pap test between January 2010 to June 2013. New guidelines released […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 2016237 Views

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New recommendations seek to improve the quality of pathology practice

This marks Canada’s first effort to develop a framework of quality recommendations for interpretive pathology On International Pathology Day, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is releasing recommendations to improve the quality of interpretive pathology practice in Canada. The Pan-Canadian Quality Assurance Recommendations aim to enhance patient safety by promoting better and more consistent pathology quality […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2016243 Views

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Lung cancer guidelines recommend screening for Canada’s deadliest cancer

  Lung cancer guidelines recommend screening for Canada’s deadliest cancer New recommendations suggest screening with low-dose CT scan for high-risk populations should take place in controlled environments March 7, 2016 (Toronto) – A new guideline on screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT technology presents a new opportunity for the control of lung cancer – […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 2016588 Views

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First Nations, Inuit, Métis cancer control partners gather in St. John’s

First Nations, Inuit, Métis cancer control partners gather in St. John’s for the exchange of ideas and knowledge of work in the First Nations, Inuit and Métis cancer control community at Cancer Control Forum October 8, 2015 (St. John’s) – Partners addressing priority cancer control gaps with and for First Nations, Inuit, Métis communities across […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2015932 Views

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National Poll Shows Cancer Strategy a Priority for Canadians

National Poll Shows Cancer Strategy a Priority for Canadians February 4, 2015 (Toronto) – Canadians overwhelmingly support a national strategy to reduce the burden of cancer, saying the plan should prioritize providing timely access to cancer treatments, timely and effective access to cancer screening and spreading the use of effective prevention techniques. “Working together on […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 20151040 Views

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Report offers baseline to measure improvements in cancer control for Métis in Canada

Report offers baseline to measure improvements in cancer control for Métis in Canada 9 September 2014 (Toronto) – A new report measuring baseline data for cancer control in the Métis population in Canada shows patients, their families and caregivers face common issues in cancer care, including challenges in access to care for rural and remote […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 20141248 Views

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Report highlights the need for culturally safe cancer care in Inuit communities

Report highlights the need for culturally safe cancer care in Inuit communities Monday, April 14, 2014 – Although relatively unknown to past generations, cancer has become the second-highest cause of death in the Inuit population and is having a profound effect on patients, their families and communities. The incidence of cancer is rising and social determinants […]

by mmnationtalk on April 14, 20141114 Views

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Pan-Canadian, collaborative approach to improve the health of Canadians

New initiatives driving better health outcomes by helping to shape lifestyles to prevent cancer and chronic diseases April 9, 2014 –More than 100 organizations across Canada are uniting as partners in a series of projects designed to improve the health of Canadians by preventing chronic disease.  In phase two of the Coalitions Linking Action and Science […]

by ecnationtalk on April 9, 2014949 Views

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Eastern Health to Enhance Cancer Care for Aboriginal People in Labrador

NEWS RELEASE Eastern Health to Enhance Cancer Care for Aboriginal People in Labrador  March 11, 2014 – Happy Valley–Goose Bay, NL: Eastern Health today announced the launch of a three-year initiative entitled Journey in the Big Land, aimed at enhancing cancer care services for Labrador Inuit, Innu and members of the NunatuKavut Community Council. The […]

by ecnationtalk on March 11, 20141351 Views

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Cancer Care Initiative for Yukon First Nations

Whitehorse, YT – Cancer has been a priority for Yukon First Nations since 2007, when The Council of Yukon First Nations helped facilitate discussions about cancer and how it affects First Nations people in the Yukon Territory. The Conversations on Cancer Parts 1, 2 and 3; and the Walk a Mile in My Moccasins documents […]

by ecnationtalk on March 7, 20141351 Views

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Advancing Cancer Control for First Nations and Métis Peoples is Focus of New Partnership

  Advancing Cancer Control for First Nations and Métis Peoples is Focus of New Partnership  For the first time, the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN), the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S) and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency are all working together to advance cancer care and services for people in the province.  “In Saskatchewan the cancer journey […]

by ecnationtalk on March 6, 20141371 Views

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Addressing priority cancer control gaps with and for First Peoples

Addressing priority cancer control gaps with and for First Peoples First time collaborations to improve the cancer experience for patients in rural, remote and isolated communities March 6, 2014 – Today, partners from across First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations, the health sector and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer met to launch a new initiative to improve […]

by ecnationtalk on March 6, 20141143 Views

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Canadians with lower income often less likely to receive potentially life-saving cancer tests and treatments

Examining disparities in cancer control – A story of gaps, opportunities, and some successes February 13, 2014 – A new report, System Performance Special Focus Report: Examining Disparities in Cancer Control, released today uncovers potentially important disparities in the cancer care received by Canadians based on how much they earn, where they live, and if they are recent immigrants […]

by aanationtalk on February 13, 20142595 Views

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New resources highlight the need for culturally safe cancer care in First Nations communities

New resources highlight the need for culturally safe cancer carein First Nations communities December 16, 2013 – While cancer affects everyone, rates of common cancers have increased among First Nations, Inuit and Métis people in the past few decades and in some populations are now at or above those in the general Canadian population.  A […]

by mmnationtalk on December 16, 20131266 Views

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