Women in Cancer

Helpful Links

Women MD Resources

Led by Dr. Linda Brodsky, Women MD Resources (WMDR) has dedicated more than 30 years to helping women physicians realize their potential in the workplace. The WMDR team helps women physicians navigate workplace politics and common career challenges. WMDR provides free resources, one-on-one coaching, informational products, and hosts a teleseminar series to help level the playing field so women physicians are given the same opportunities as their colleagues.

JuMP in Oncology and Hematology Junior Mentoring Program

Are you a new medical oncologist or a hematologist in your first three years of practice? You could be a mentee in the Junior Mentoring Program (JuMP),a program designed to accelerate your clinical and professional development. Engage with and learn from medical oncology and hematology experts from across Canada at a prestigious nationl meeting for promising clinicians early in their careers. For more information, please contact meeting organizer, Lise Troyer of Fusion MD at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

British Columbia Cancer Agency

The BC Cancer Agency, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provides a province-wide, population-based cancer control program for the residents of British Columbia and the Yukon. The Agency accepts patients who have been diagnosed with cancer and are referred by a physician.

Alberta Cancer Board

Alberta Cancer Board provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.

Cancer Care Ontario

Cancer Care Ontario is the provincial agency responsible for continually improving cancer services. As the government’s cancer advisor, Cancer Care Ontario works to reduce the number of people diagnosed with cancer, and make sure patients receive better care every step of the way.

Cancer Care Manitoba

Through early detection, care, research, education and public outreach, CancerCare Manitoba will contribute to the prevention of cancer and improve the outcomes and quality of life for Manitobans with cancer and blood disorders.

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia, a program of the Department of Health and Wellness, was created to reduce the effects of cancer on individuals and families through research, prevention and screening, and lessen the fear of cancer through education and information.

Canadian Association of Medical Oncology

The Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists offers continuing professional development, communication amongst medical oncologists and a network of professional contacts. The website offers information on conferences, fellowships and membership opportunities.

Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency (also known as the Saskatchewan Cancer Foundation) is the corporate body established under and regulated by the Cancer Foundation Act with responsibility for conducting a program for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of cancer in the Province of Saskatchewan, Canada.

The American Society of Hematology

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatments of blood disorders. The mission of the Society is to further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic and vascular systems, by promoting research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology.

Canadian Association of Radiation Oncologists

The Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology (CARO) is a national professional association representing the official voice of radiation oncology in Canada in relation to the public interest and professional interest in the provision of radiation oncology consultative and treatment services. The association´s regionally representative board structure and national membership facilitate the execution of its mission.

American Society of Clinical Oncology

The American Society of Clinical Oncology is a non-profit organization founded in 1964 with the overarching goals of improving cancer care and prevention. Nearly 30,000 oncology practitioners belong to ASCO, representing all oncology disciplines and subspecialties. Members include physicians and health-care professionals in all levels of the practice of oncology.

American Association for Cancer Research

The mission of the AACR is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.

Oncology Education

Please check out OncologyEducation.ca: a comprehensive website for Canadian Medical Oncologists dedicated to improving patient care through education. Online resources include the latest oncology updates, key journal articles, conference information, and links to clinical resources.

Amader Gram Cancer Care Program

Amader Gram Cancer Care Program is a charity project dedicated to help Bangladesh women from Breast Cancer which can be diagnosed and treated well inexpensively. In many countries most women with breast cancer are cured. We want to ensure that when breast cancer is very serious for women, there are very effective treatments to make women comfortable. To learn more about how to support this initiative, please visit http://agbreastcare.org/.

Toronto Women in Oncology

The Toronto Women in Oncology group recently heard a presentation by Françoise Mathieu (M.Ed., CCC), certified Canadian counsellor and compassion fatigue specialist. For tools and information to cope with the challenges and demands of working in the helping profession, please visit the Compassion Fatigue Solutionswebsite: www.compassionfatigue.ca.

Canadian Cardiac Oncology Network

Multidisciplinary collaboration is invaluable in the treatment and management of cancer patients. The Canadian Cardiac Oncology Network was established to facilitate collaboration among health care professionals interested in the emerging field of cardiac oncology.

Membership is entirely free.

Membership is restricted to medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists as well as hematologists and trainees.

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