Conduct of Cancer Clinical Trials: Some FAQs

This week I was asked to be a guest “expert” on a wonderful website called “Talk About Health” to answer questions from participants on a few subjects related to cancer research funding, peer review, clinical trials research and so on. I was encouraged to cross-post my answers here and am enthusiastically doing so in case anyone interested missed it over there (here is my TalkAboutHealth page and the original posts). Yesterday I posed about research …

     

Cancer Research Funding in Canada: Some FAQs

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This week I was asked to be a guest “expert” on a wonderful website called “Talk About Health” to answer questions from participants on a few subjects related to cancer research funding, peer review, clinical trials research and so on. I was encouraged to cross-post my answers here and am enthusiastically doing so in case anyone interested missed it over there (here is my TalkAboutHealth page and the original posts). Below you will find some …

     

New Innovation Grants Announced by Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute

Although I am no longer employed by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) or the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (CCSRI), I retain not only a “soft spot” in my heart for both, but also a huge respect for the organizations and all they do, with always insufficient funds, to promote and fund excellence in cancer research in Canada. One of the programs that was introduced while I was still there as VP Research was the …

     

Remembering My Father: More than a Colon Cancer Statistic

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Six years ago yesterday I lost my dad to colon cancer. The reason I am writing about him today is that 6 years ago I didn’t have my own blog, and so no real outlet for this. Now that I do, I am going to take advantage of it, so please indulge this somewhat more personal stroll down my own memory lane. My father was not a walking commercial for early detection, I’m afraid. By …