McMaster University Department of Oncology
The Department of Oncology, McMaster University, located at the Juravinski Cancer Centre was officially launched on September 21, 2006. It is the first new department to be established in the Faculty of Health Sciences since 1989 and has an outstanding multidisciplinary group of faculty dedicated to excellence in research and education.
Escarpment Cancer Research Institute
The Escarpment Cancer Research Institute (ECRI) is a joint McMaster University - Hamilton Health Sciences research institute. ECRI is committed to making a difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families through research, education and collaboration.
Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton Health Sciences is a family of five unique hospitals and a cancer centre, serving more than 2.2 million residents of Hamilton and Central South and Central West Ontario. Each hospital has specific areas of expertise and together, Hamilton Health Sciences is one of the most comprehensive health care systems in Canada. Through affiliation with McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences, they are able to offer an academic environment where patients benefit from some of the most innovative treatments and are cared for by some of the most talented medical professionals in the country
Hamilton Health Sciences Research Administration
The Research Administration Office provides support services to the research community at Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University Faculty of Health Science, so investigators can focus on what they do best-research.
McMaster University Health Research Services
The Health Research Services Office provides advice and administrative support to process operating and personnel grants, manages research resources and administers the ethics review process for medical research involving human and animal subjects.
Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board
The Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board (OCREB) works in collaboration with Ontario Institutions to ensure that research involving human subjects meets the highest standards of scientific and ethical conduct. OCREB is organized and operates according to the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Guidelines on Research Involving Human Subjects (TCPS); the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Consolidated Guideline; Part C, Division 5 of the Food and Drug Regulations of Health Canada; and the provisions of the Ontario Personal Health Information Protection Act 2004 (PHIPA) and its applicable regulations.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is a regulatory college which acts as a national, nonprofit organization established in 1929 by a special Act of Parliament to oversee the medical education of specialists in Canada. Members of the Royal College include Fellows, residents, and honorary, retired, and emeritus members. The majority of certified physicians decide to become Fellows within two years of their certification. Fellows of the Royal College use the designation FRCPC (Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians of Canada) or FRCSC (Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Canada) depending on their qualifications. The Royal College website includes a directory of all current and retired Fellows.
Clinical Trials Database
ClinicalTrials.gov provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
Ontario Cancer Trials
Developed by the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, this website contains a complete list of cancer treatment and cancer prevention trials in Ontario. Patients and their doctors can find trials according to type of cancer by location throughout the province with an easy-to-use search function. The site also provides information about the clinical trial process.
Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network (3CTN)
The Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network (3CTN) is a pan-Canadian initiative to improve the efficiency and quality of clinical trials in Canada. 3CTN will provide support and coordination for a network of teams at cancer treatment centres and hospitals. With regional participation, 3CTN will enable sites to increase their capacity and capability to conduct academic trials.
PET Scans Ontario
PET Scans Ontario uses an evidence-based approach to ensure appropriate access to PET scans in the province of Ontario.
It Starts With Me
Information for patients to learn more about clinical trials.
BRIGHT Run is an annual fundraising event to raise money for breast cancer research at the Juravinski Cancer Centre. It is a non-competitive, family friendly 1km/5km walk or run which is held annually, the first Saturday after Labour Day, at the Dundas Valley Conservation Area in Dundas, Ontario.