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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, 20171000 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, 20171653 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, 20171640 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, 20171195 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, 20171164 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, 2017912 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, 20171016 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, 2017907 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, 20171037 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, 2016843 Views

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