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Cancer research program at ICES

Cancer Research Program

Program Lead: Rinku Sutradhar
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

See all Cancer announcements and events


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

Other important collaborating organizations include:


Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Dr. Maurice McGregor Award

    2020: Presented to Dr. Kelvin Chan by CADTH. The award recognizes early career rising stars in health technology assessment.

  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute Council Section Research Mentor Award

    2019: Awarded to Dr. Linda Rabeneck in the Clinical Practice category. The award recognizes outstanding mentors in specific research area.

  • CanVECTOR Fellowship Award

    2019: Awarded to Dr. Keerat Grewal for the project "Venous thromboembolism in patients discharged from the emergency department with ankle fractures requiring lower limb immobilization: a population-based study."


ICES Scientists


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