Affiliated Societies

Canadian Association of General Practitioners in Oncology (CAGPO-ACMOO)

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CAGPO is a national organization serving the educational needs of General Practitioners in Oncology (GPO). GPOs are physicians that work in regional cancer centres and community clinics providing oncology care to patients with a cancer diagnosis. They work with medical, hematological, surgical, gynecological and radiation oncologists. GPOs provide inpatient and outpatient care to patients receiving treatment with both curative and palliative intent. CAGPO-ACMOO strives to support GPOs by providing high-quality medical conferences designed to meet the educational needs of GPOs and awards scholarships to encourage physicians to enhance their oncology knowledge. For more information, visit our website at

Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists (CAMO)

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The Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists, a national specialty society of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, will contribute to cancer control, through research, education, and clinical practice in prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, supportive care, palliative care and rehabilitation.

The Association is committed to achieving and maintaining, among its members, excellence in clinical and scholarly activity, within a culture of compassion and respect for human dignity.

Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) - Association Canadienne d'Oncologie Psychosociale (ACOP)

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The Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) is an organization of professionals, clinicians, researchers, educators, and others dedicated to the understanding, treatment and study of the social, psychological, emotional, spiritual and quality-of-life aspects of cancer. CAPO leads nationally and globally in promoting capacity for, and excellence in psychosocial oncology services to enhance the wellness of individuals and families. The purpose of the CAPO is to foster and encourage interdisciplinary excellence in psychosocial research education and clinical practice in oncology.

Goals across the continuum of cancer care and control:

  1. Provide a sustained, national network for the exchange of ideas among clinicians, researchers, educators, Community Based Organizations, administrators, policy makers and other stakeholders;
  2. Actively foster and encourage interprofessional, inter-sectoral, and political collaboration in psychosocial care and services;
  3. Establish and promote excellence through the development of standards, practice guidelines, and service integration strategies;
  4. Promote and encourage excellence in psychosocial research and knowledge translation;
  5. Provide and promote ongoing educational programs and resources;
  6. Provide expert advice, leadership, and advocacy to ensure access to psychosocial care and services.

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Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC)

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The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) is an innovative pan-Canadian research centre whose mission is to improve cancer control and the delivery of care through interdisciplinary leadership in health economics, services, policy, and ethics research, education and knowledge translation.

We achieve our mission by making improvement across the cancer control spectrum, from prevention, screening and diagnosis to treatment, rehabilitation, survivorship or palliative care. We accomplish this through our dynamic network. ARCC has provincial representation across Canada. Learn more here:

Canadian Leukemia Study Group (CLSG)

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CLSG is a collective of Canadians striving for cutting-edge acute leukemia care. Every Canadian with leukemia deserves access to world-class therapy, including the latest drug advancements, leading-edge research, diagnostic technologies, and trials. That is why CLSG strives to connect Canadians with every resource possible.

CLSG’s goal is to improve acute leukemia care in Canada by advancing a world-class standard-of-care for all Canadians, and by facilitating the ability of those who treat leukemia across the country to deliver optimal quality care in an equitable manner.

Cell Therapy Transplant Canada (CTTC)

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Cell Therapy Transplant Canada (CTTC, formerly CBMTG) is a member-led, national, multidisciplinary organization providing leadership and promoting excellence in patient care, research and education in the field of hematopoietic stem cell transplant and cellular therapy. 

CTTC brings together the clinicians, research scientists, cellular therapy technologists, pharmacists, nurses, patients, caregivers, industry partners and supporters to collaborate and advance the field across Canada and beyond. CTTC values excellence, innovation, integrity, collaboration, and professionalism, and believes that every patient has a right of equal access to the highest quality of care that can be provided by hematopoietic stem cell transplant and cell therapy professionals in Canada.

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