Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) is the provincial agency responsible for continually improving cancer services, and the government’s cancer advisor. CCO directs and oversees close to $700 million public health care dollars to hospitals and other cancer care providers to deliver high quality, timely cancer services. They also implement provincial cancer prevention and screening programs designed to reduce cancer risks and raise screening participation rates.
The Program in Evidence-Based Care (PEBC) bridges the gap between high-quality cancer care research and current clinical care options by developing evidence-based care information for health care providers and the public, maintaining the quality and currency of resources, ensuring the availability and accessibility of resources and disseminating and evaluating resources.
Home of the AGREE II, the international standards for development, reporting and evaluation of clinical practice guidelines.
Linking Canadians to cancer services, information and resources.
The Cancer Guidelines Resource Centre is an initiative of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer’s Cancer Guidelines Advisory Group. The Cancer Guidelines Advisory Group is comprised of several groups including the Capacity Enhancement Program (CEP), the Guideline Adaptation Program (CAN-ADAPTE), and the Synoptic Reporting (Surgery) group.
The Guidelines International network, G-I-N, is a global network, founded in 2002. It has grown to comprise 85 organisations and 79 individual members representing 43 countries from all continents (April 2011). The network supports evidence-based health care and improved health outcomes by reducing inappropriate variation throughout the world.
The PEBC is academically linked with McMaster University and their Department of Oncology. McMaster University has been named Canada's most innovative medical-doctoral university eight times in the past eleven years
The Juravinski Hospital, is the location of the Program in Evidence-based care. It is located on the Hamilton mountain by the brow at the intersection of Concession St and Upper Sherman.