4TH Canadian Cancer Research Conference

Vancouver, BC • Vancouver Convention Centre

November 5-7, 2017


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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Abstract Submission

Abstract submission for oral and poster presentations is now open. The deadline for abstract submission is June 27, 2017.

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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

Record Number of Abstracts Received!

Thank you to the authors who submitted an abstract for the 4th Canadian Cancer Research Conference. We will contact you in early August to discuss next steps. Accepted abstracts will be published in an eBook, with an opportunity to share in oral and poster presentations.

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New Travel Award

The Charbonneau Cancer Institute is offering a special travel award to support trainees and postdoctoral fellows attending the 2017 CCRC. To qualify for the award, you must have your abstract accepted for a poster or oral presentation. There are nine (9) travel awards available which will cover all costs associated with attending this conference. Please … Continued

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Is your organization looking to connect with 1,000 members of the Canadian cancer research community? Become a supporter of the 2017 Canadian Cancer Research Conference!

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