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Shelly Jamieson

Shelly Jamieson is CEO of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, a federally-funded body that acts as steward of Canada’s cancer strategy.

Shelly Jamieson is the Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, a federally-funded organization that acts as steward of Canada’s national cancer strategy.
Demystifying Data To Improve Cancer Care In

Demystifying Data To Improve Cancer Care In Canada

Canadians have a powerful resource at their fingertips that will transform how we screen, diagnose, treat, and provide support for those of us touched by cancer: our health data. Yet, accessing this resource is hindered by misconceptions about how and why health data can (and should) be used.
01/31/2017 05:42 EST
Putting Patients First Is The Future Of Health

Putting Patients First Is The Future Of Health Care

The 4th National Forum on Patient Experience opens today in Toronto and my colleagues and I at the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer are looking forward to learning from other health-care organizations who are on the same vital journey to improve patient experience.
09/20/2016 03:20 EDT
We Can Do More To Put Patients At The Centre Of Cancer

We Can Do More To Put Patients At The Centre Of Cancer Care

Canada is one of the few countries with a robust strategy to tackle cancer: the Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control aims to reduce the incidence of cancer, lessen the likelihood of Canadians dying from cancer, and enhance the quality of life of those affected by cancer.
02/04/2016 12:19 EST
The Legacy of the Pan Am Athletes' Village Is a Healthy, Active

The Legacy of the Pan Am Athletes' Village Is a Healthy, Active Community

The West Don Lands site, which includes the CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes' Village, has sidewalks double or triple the usual size, designed to promote more walking and cycling. At its heart is the Corktown Common, a leafy green park with walking trails and splash pad, around which the neighbourhood radiates.
08/14/2015 12:09 EDT
Canada's Largest Health Research Platform Has

Canada's Largest Health Research Platform Has Arrived

Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP) is a landmark pan-Canadian population health research platform that can be used to explore how genetics, environment, lifestyle and behaviour interact and contribute to the development of cancer and other chronic diseases. Researchers in Canada and around the globe now have access to health and lifestyle surveys and in the future will have the ability to link it to health outcome data and even biological samples like blood and toenail clippings.
07/02/2015 12:42 EDT
Faced With Cancer? Canada's a Good Place to

Faced With Cancer? Canada's a Good Place to Be

Tuesday, World Cancer Day, is a logical time to ask ourselves what we're doing in Canada to reduce the burden of cancer. Cancer affects an estimated two in every five Canadians and costs governments approximately $6 billion annually in healthcare expenditures.
02/03/2015 05:32 EST