Cancer research program at ICES

Cancer Research Program

Program Lead: Craig Earle
Program Coordinator: CANCERadmin@ices.on.ca

The Cancer Research Program focuses on the delivery of cancer services across the continuum of care. Cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment (surgery, systemic therapy and radiotherapy) are just the beginning. Palliation, end-of-life care and survivorship are also included.
Scientists in the Cancer Research Program focus on a variety of cancers, including:

  • Breast
  • Prostate
  • Lung
  • Colorectal
  • Cervical and other women’s cancers
  • Other types of cancer

Announcements & Events

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Recent Publications


Recent ICES Grants


collaborations & partnerships

ICES scientists are affiliated with multiple organizations and work collaboratively to advance cancer research across many sectors.  An important partner organization is Cancer Care Ontario with whom scientists are engaged in important policy-shaping research such as:

  • the provincial Colorectal Cancer Screening Program
  • the Cancer System Quality Index
  • the Surgical Oncology Program
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Other important collaborating organizations include:


Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Innovation Award

    2016: Awarded to the CHARM team, including Drs. Matthew Cheung and Simron Singh, by the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario (CQCO) for their software's positive impact for health care providers and the patient experience. Read more.

  • Fellow Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

    2016: Dr. Nancy Baxter named 2016 Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Election to fellowship in the Academy is considered one of the highest honours in the Canadian health sciences community.

  • University of New South Wales, Southwest Sydney Clinical School Paper of the Year

    2016: Awarded to Dr. Timothy Hanna for "Estimating the demand for radiotherapy from the evidence: a review of changes from 2003 to 2012".


ICES Scientists


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