4TH Canadian Cancer Research Conference

Vancouver, BC • Vancouver Convention Centre

November 5-7, 2017

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The Canadian Cancer Research Conference brings together the Canadian cancer research community for an agenda spanning the research spectrum. This is an ideal opportunity for researchers, clinicians, decision-makers, and trainees at all stages of their career to hear the latest developments in Canadian cancer research and network across research disciplines.

Conference Objectives

  • Showcase the breadth and excellence of Canadian cancer research
  • Allow leading experts from across all areas of cancer research to exchange knowledge and share ideas to strengthen Canada’s cancer research community
  • Support new investigators to establish themselves in the cancer research community
  • Enhance patient involvement in cancer research in Canada

New Investigators

Are you a newly established principal investigator / new faculty member (within your first 5 years of academic appointment), or a senior postdoctoral fellow (within 6 months of completing your training)?

Network with your colleagues at 
the Early Career Researcher (ECR) Meeting on November 3-4, 2017!

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Scientific Program

The scientific program will consist of plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, and poster sessions featuring leading national and international researchers from across the cancer research spectrum.

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The Canadian Cancer Research Alliance


We are an alliance of organizations that collectively fund most of the cancer research conducted in Canada – research that will lead to better ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer and improve survivor outcomes. Our members include federal research funding programs/agencies, provincial research agencies, provincial cancer care agencies, cancer charities, and other voluntary associations.

We are motivated by the belief that, through effective collaboration, Canadian cancer research funding organizations can maximize their collective impact on cancer control and accelerate discovery for the ultimate benefit of Canadians affected by cancer.

Our Executive Office is supported by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the federal government to accelerate action on cancer control for all Canadians.

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News & Announcements

Change in CCRC start time

CCRC 2017 Welcome Remarks now begin at 8 am on Sunday November 5th. Check out the updated scientific program.

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Results of Abstract Review Announced!

Congratulations to those presenting at the 2017 CCRC! A reminder that poster presenters must register by August 31st.

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Reminder: Early Bird Registration Closes September 7

Don’t miss out – The deadline for early bird registration for 2017 CCRC is September 7, 2017. Register today to take advantage of discounted rates!

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