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.

Cancer Survivorship

Survivor Framework 2017

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.

Cancer Survivorship Framework: Report

Cancer Survivorship Framework: Summary

Palliative and End-of-Life Care

PEOLC Framework 2017

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.

Palliative and End-of-Life Care Framework: Report

Palliative and End-of-Life Care Framework: Summary

Cancer Prevention

prevention framework 2012

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.

Cancer Prevention Research in Canada Framework: Report

Cancer Prevention Research in Canada: Summary