CSA Dispatch

Dispatches from the Cancer Stakeholder Alliance.


Cancer Clinical Trials Webinar for Cancer Coaches:

This webinar was created for cancer coaches to help raise awareness about cancer clinical trials and to build capacity in supporting people living with cancer. It features presentations by Dr. Natasha Kekre (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute) and Faye Aspelund (The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre) who explore the science of clinical trials and their coordination. Jill Hamer-Wilson also shares her first-hand experience as a patient participating in a cancer clinical trial. Read more about the collaborative project.

Find the webinar slides here.

It Starts with Me

Comprehensive information about clinical trials, the process and actions you can take.


10-FOR-IO – Understanding immune-oncology for kidney cancer

This site aims to assist in improving the understanding of immune-oncology as a potential form of treatment for kidney cancer.


Clinical Trials Database

Public registry database of clinical trials available for human participation around the world.


N2 Network of Networks

A not-for-profit organization and alliance of Canadian research networks and organizations working to enhance national clinical research.


Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer

The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is the world’s leading member-driven organization specifically dedicated to improving cancer patient outcomes by advancing the science and application of cancer immunotherapy.


Understanding Cancer Immunotherapy Research (UCIR)

Understanding Cancer Immunotherapy Research (UCIR) is a new resource dedicated to patients undergoing cancer immunotherapy. They can research their treatment and understand how their therapy works. The site offers easy-to-understand explanations and visuals.


A Patient Partner’s Perspective