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Canadian Cancer Research Conference

The Canadian Cancer Research Conference (CCRC) provides the opportunity to hear about the latest developments across the spectrum of cancer research and network with other disciplines.

Join us November 8-11, 2021 for our first ever Virtual Event

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Endowed Chair in Palliative Care Research

The Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University is pleased to invite applications for the QEII Foundation Endowed Chair in Palliative Care Research. The successful candidate for the Chair position will engage in palliative care research, as well as work with the Nova Scotia Health Integrated Palliative Care Network to enhance evidence-based care for people living with life limiting conditions, integrating the latest research, evaluation tools and quality-improvement methodologies into Nova Sc...

Clinical Research Fellow Opportunity

The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre's Gynecology Medical Oncology team is accepting applications for the position of Clinical Research Fellow in the Bras Drug Development Program under the supervision of Dr. Amit Oza. The Bras Family New Drug Development Program is one of Canada’s largest early phase clinical trials enterprises. Successful applicants will have a strong passion for early phase clinical trials and translational research that bridge solutions from the laboratory to the clinic...

Elizabeth Eisenhauer, the 2021 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award Winner

Members of the CCRA extend their congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Eisenhauer, OC, MD, FRCPC, FRSC who was recently announced as the recipient of the 2021 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award given to Canadian health researchers in acknowledgement of their leadership and contributions to their field over their careers. A clinician-scientist, Dr. Eisenhauer has worked tirelessly for over 35 years to raise the bar of excellence and collaboration within the cancer research community in Canada and th...

CCRC 2021 Pre-Conference Survey

We want to hear from you on how to make this year’s Canadian Cancer Research Conference (CCRC) a meaningful and unique experience! To ensure the success of our first-ever virtual conference this November, we are asking all those who are interested in attending to take 3-5 minutes to complete a short survey sharing your interests and feedback. The results of this survey will be used to inform the format, delivery, and scientific content of the conference to make the event as valuable, engag...
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