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Clinical Research in Oncology

International Clinical Trials Day 2018

Would you like to know more about clinical trials? Several awareness-raising activities will take place in Quebec during the month of May, beginning with a webinar co-organized with the Canadian Cancer Society on May 10th. Q-CROC is proud to be able to count on the support of the Ministry of Economy, Science and Innovation, Pfizer […]

May 10, 2018

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Cancer Clinical Trials Pathway Model Consensus Meeting – June 13, 2017

Cancer clinical trials are a critical part of bringing new therapies to life. These studies are made possible by patients who agree to participate, allowing researchers to measure the effects of potentially new and better treatments that may extend a patient’s life and/or improve their quality of life. An overwhelming number of clinical trials fail […]

March 29, 2017

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Have you been asked to participate in a clinical trial?

  Researchers in Canada are seeking feedback on your experience with declining or participating in a clinical trial via an on-line, anonymous survey.   To access this on-line survey, please click here.   Photo courtesy of BCCRIN   Lire l’article en français >  

March 28, 2017

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52nd RALi

    On March 22nd, all Q-CROC liaison coordinators attended the 52nd RALi (Rencontre des agents de liaison) teleconference meeting, along with several members of the Q-CROC team.   Topics covered included the Fair Market Value Working Group that met earlier this month in Toronto (see related article), the initiative at the CHU Quebec City to centralize budget review […]

March 23, 2017

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CCTCC Fair Market Value (FMV) Working Group (WG)

    CCTCC Fair Market Value (FMV) Working Group (WG)   On March 6th, representatives from several healthcare institutions and pharmaceutical companies met in Toronto to take part in the Fair Market Value (FMV) initiative working group (WG), led by the Canadian Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre (CCTCC). Among the participants, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital and the Center […]

March 9, 2017

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Dr. Normand Blais appointed to the CRCHUM’s management team

  The board of directors of the CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) has announced the appointment of Dr. Normand Blais as Assistant Scientific Director of Clinical Research for cancer research development.   His mandate will focus on improving quality of care and facilitating the development and integration of innovations for the benefit of patients. Q-CROC congratulates […]

March 7, 2017

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Canada's alliance for excellence in clinical research

From left to right: Thérèse Gagnon-Kugler (Q-CROC), Cynthia Lévesque (CIUSSS de l’Est-de-l’Île-de-Montréal), Hugo Garneau (CHU de Québec – Université Laval), Stéphanie Ibrahim (CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal), Tasnim Daginawala (CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal), Philippe Cornellier (Q-CROC), Claire Gagnon (CISSS du Bas-Saint-Laurent), Martin Gaudreau (Q-CROC), Mélanie LeBlanc (Q-CROC), Marie-Pierre Desrosiers (CISSS de l’Outaouais), Anne Brochu (CIUSSS de l’Estrie – […]

February 10, 2017

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Sainte-Justine joins the Quebec clinical research network in oncology

  Q-CROC is pleased to welcome the CHU Sainte-Justine as the 11th member-institution of its clinical research network in oncology.   CHU Sainte-Justine has positioned itself Canada’s largest mother-child hospital center and one of the ten largest pediatric centers in the world. CHU Sainte-Justine hosts a cancer center, in charge of the pediatric bone marrow and […]

January 22, 2017

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Scientists have identify a DNA signature linked to prostate cancer severity

The Canadian Prostate Cancer Genome Network (CPC-GENE) has published findings from the a comprehensive genetic analysis of prostate cancer tumors in the journal Nature. This project was financed by Prostate Cancer Canada with the help of donations received through the Movember campaign.   Watch the video published by Prostate Cancer Canada via its YouTube channel.    […]

January 11, 2017

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