May/June 2008, Volume 6, Number 3
Cancer Care Ontario Announces First Research Chairs
Cancer Care Ontario announced the 2008 recipients of the Cancer Care Ontario Research Chairs, a program that will further strengthen Ontario’s cancer research capacity.

The program, launched in February, is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and aims to attract leading new scientists to Ontario and support outstanding scientists already working in the province. The seven Cancer Care Ontario Research Chairs are:

Cancer Imaging
Dr. Kristy Brock, Princess Margaret Hospital
Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute *

Patterns of Care
Dr. Christopher Booth, Queen’s University
Dr. David Hodgson, Princess Margaret Hospital
McMaster University *

Population Studies
Dr. Rayjean Hung, Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Scott Leatherdale, Cancer Care Ontario

* Awarded a license to recruit a particular type of scientist into the Research Chair position.

Web-based Report Shows Ontarians Receiving Faster and Safer Cancer Services
Action needed on alcohol consumption, sun safety and rising Aboriginal cancer rates
AGM Focuses on Primary Care
View the presentation on CCO's website
Ontario Nurses Given More Opportunities for Cancer Education
Program to provide specialized education to help nurses meet the complex needs of the growing cancer population
Regional Update
Colorectal pilot project in North East reaches First Nations communities
People News
Remembering our Past
Cancer Care Ontario revisits events that have helped shape Ontario's cancer system over the past 65 years
Ontario Cancer Facts
Influence of family history and genetics on breast cancer risk
Cancer 2020 e-Scoop
Read the May and June issues of CCO's prevention and screening newsletter
Upcoming Events
UICC World Cancer Congress, August 27-31, Geneva; 17th International Congress on Palliative Care, September 23-26, Montreal
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