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Cancer research program at ICES

Cancer Research Program

Program Lead: Rinku Sutradhar
Program Coordinator:

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 study 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

  • Mentor Award

    2020: Presented to Dr. Nancy Baxter by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Research Foundation. This award recognizes a member of the Society who has made outstanding contributions to the education and career development of trainees and other colleagues.

  • Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) Visiting Research Professorship

    2020: Awarded to Dr. Linda Rabeneck. The award is presented to a member of CAG who is a proven teacher and an outstanding researcher.

  • Dr. Maurice McGregor Award

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

ICES Scientists