These research frameworks identify Canadian research priorities for different types of cancer research. In turn, the frameworks help to inform funding programs, and guide the creation of research networks and health care policy.
Health Services and Policy Research
Released in June 2021, this report proposes 13 recommendations, which fall under five connected themes. It was supported by the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, CIHR Institute of Cancer Research, Genome Canada, and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research. This foundational work will guide implementation planning underway in the 2021-22 year.
Released in March 2017, this report makes four major recommendations and provides a conceptual framework for the intersection of research domains and cross-cutting themes. The work was co-led by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Released in March 2017, this report identifies research priorities in three areas as well as building blocks to consolidate and expand the research base and move research outcomes into practice. The work was co-led by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the CIHR Institute of Cancer Research.
Released in May 2012, this report about cancer prevention research in Canada was spearheaded by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the Canadian Cancer Society. The report identifies 10 priorities to address the lack of funding in cancer prevention research, and to enhance training and capacity-building opportunities.