B.C. Heads to the Polls

This spring, British Columbians are heading to the polls. As over 202,000 Canadians are diagnosed with cancer every year, including an estimated 25,600 new cases diagnosed in British Columbia, with approximately 10,100 dying of cancer each year. The government of British Columbia has an important role to play in making sure that everyone diagnosed with

The Canadian Frailty Priority Setting Partnership

Research is vital to finding better ways to improve the health and quality of life for people living with frailty. This study, the Canadian Frailty Priority Setting Partnership, aims to identify priority areas for Canadian researchers and research funding organizations. To do this, the study is asking Canadians what they believe are the important questions

Prostate Cancer Treatment: With Your Help, It’s Getting More Personal!

Researchers are taking big strides toward making prostate cancer treatment more personal — in other words, care that’s uniquely, specifically tailored to an individual and their cancer. Watch this short video from Dr. Alexander Wyatt and learn how his research provides hope for a new way to identify men with prostate cancer who will not

Pancreatic Cancer Patient/Caregiver Survey: Your Feedback Can Help Saves Lives

For years, researchers have been looking for new options for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer whose disease has progressed after receiving first-line treatments. ONIVYDE provides hope and a new treatment option for patients battling this disease. Canadian patients and caregivers have the opportunity to provide input to the panCanadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR), the agency

World Health Day, April 7

April 7th, 2017 is World Health Day. A global campaign being lead by the World Health Organization (WHO), the goal is to enable more people with mental disorders to live healthy, productive lives. The theme for this year’s campaign is depression. Cancer patients, survivors, families and caregivers can all suffer from depression due to recent

2017 Call for Nominations: CADTH Board of Directors and Advisory and Expert Committees

CADTH is seeking nominations to its Board of Directors and its advisory and expert committees, including nominations for expert, patient, and public members. CADTH is an independent, not-for-profit organization responsible for providing health care decision-makers with objective evidence, advice, and recommendations about the optimal use of drugs, diagnostic tests, and medical, dental, and surgical devices