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ELLICSR is more than just a space, it is a dynamic community of researchers, clinicians, educators, survivors, and thinkers coming together to form collaborations in research.  We are committed to sharing knowledge in the pursuit of revolutionizing the cancer experience.
Research Rounds
ELLICSR Survivorship Research Rounds
Meet with other researchers (and those interested in research) to hear the latest about cancer survivorship research each month. Attendees will also have opportunities to share knowledge and get feedback on developing research ideas, methods and results. 
When: 12:00-1:00pm, the 1st Friday of each month
Where: ELLICSR Boardroom

The Canadian Cancer Survivorship Research Consortium Rounds
Find out what is going on in cancer survivorship research across Canada, and who is involved during these monthly rounds.  It is a great chance to foster cross-Canada collaborations by giving and receiving input on current projects.  
When: 12:00-1:00 pm EST, every third Friday of the month
Where: ELLICSR Boardroom or email for remote registration instructions.

Below please find a list of upcoming Canadian Cancer Survivorship Research Consortium Rounds presentations:
Registration information will be sent 2 weeks prior to each rounds. Please email Myann Marks-Aitken at to get on the distribution list.

Title: Cancer Patients' Financial Burden: What do we know?
Who: Dr. Christoper Longo (McMaster University)
When: Jan 20, 2012

Title: TBD
Who: Dr. Elizabeth Maunsell (University of Laval)
When: Feb 17, 2012

Title: Uncertainty in Cancer Patients
Who: Dr. Maya Shaha (Bern Switzerland)
When: March 16, 2012

Title: Development, Delivery and Evaluation of Educational Supportive Care Programs for Cancer Survivors and their Families
Who: Dr. Amanda Ward (BCCA)
When: April 20, 2012

TItle: Developing Measures for Cancer Survivors
Who: Dr. Carrie Stricker (Abrammson Cancer Centre/PA)
When: May 18, 2012

Title: TBD
Who: Mary McBride (BC Cancer Research)
When: October 19, 2012

Title: Randomized Trial of a Lifestyle Intervention for Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer (BC) Receiving Adjuvant Hormone Therapy: Initial Results
Who: Dr. Roanne Segal (ORCC)
When: November 16, 2012

Title: Therapist-led, live chat support groups for cancer patients and family caregivers: a mixed methods outcomes evaluation of cancerchatcanada.
Who: Joanne Stephen Ph.D. (BCCA)
When: January 18, 2013

Title: Recent updates in cancer rehabilitation and how the ACS Prospective Surveillance Model for Breast Cancer Rehabilitation was developed.
 Kristin Campbell, BSc PT, PhD (UBC)
When: February 15, 2013
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Title: A comprehensive framework for KT in Supportive Cancer Care & Psychosocial Oncology: The Knowledge Exchange - Decision Support (KEDS) Model.
Who: Arminee Kazanjian, DrSoc (UBC)
When: March 15, 2013
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Title: Development of the ICON program: Integrative Complementary ONcology at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre
Who: Linda E. Carlson, Ph.D., R.Psych. (TBCC)
When: May 17, 2013
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Title: Addressing fear of cancer recurrence among women with cancer: A pilot study of a 6-week group cognitive-existential intervention
Who: Christine Maheu, RN, PhD., Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University; Butterfield/Drew Fellow, Breast Cancer Research, UHN
When: June 21, 2013
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Title: Cancer. It's about all of us.
Who: Scott Secord, MSW RSW, Director, Person-Centred Perspective, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer; Assistant Professor, Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto
When: October 18, 2013
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Title: Social Media for Research
Colleen Young and Jackie Bender, PhD
When: November 15, 2013
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Title: Insomnia comorbid with cancer
Josée Savard, PhD
When: January 17, 2014
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Title: Moving Forward After Cancer Treatment
Jill Taylor-Brown, MSW, RSW
When: February 21, 2014
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Title: Improving Access to Quality Cancer Care
Leah Weber for Claire Ma and Emma Liu
When: March 21, 2014
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Title: Palliative Rehabilitation: It Works
Dr. Martin Chasen, MBChB, FCP(SA), MPhil (Pall Care)
When: April 25, 2014
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Title: An Online Relationship Enhancement Program for Couples Affected by Cancer
Karen Fergus, PhD, C.Psych
When: May 23, 2014
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Title: Prospective Examination of Physical Activity and Sedentary Time After Breast Cancer Treatment
Catherine Sabiston, PhD
When: June 20, 2014
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Title: Exercise as Medicine for Prostate Cancer Management
Prue Cormie, PhD
When: September 26, 2014
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Title: The Impact of Cancer Related Fatigue
Jennifer Jones, PhD
When: October 17, 2014
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Behavioural Sciences & Health and Psychological Oncology & Palliative Care Research Seminar
Weekly meetings to discuss research in progress that bears on the diverse psychosocial and palliative issues that confront people affected by life-threatening and chronic medical conditions.  Presentations address a wide range of topics including quality of life, behavioral aspects of medical illness ,palliative and supportive care, and cancer survivorship. Sessions are highly interactive and focus on research in progress. All interested parties are very welcome to attend.
When: 11:00-11:55 am Monday mornings
Where: Princess Margaret Hospital Main Boardroom, Main Floor Rm.805

Interested in presenting research?  Please contact Dr. Jennifer Jones for more information.