What we do
Get to know our programs, current initiatives, and conferences that allow us to advocate for the well-being of patients and survivors of CRC and those at risk.
At CCC, our six programs address diverse aspects of colorectal cancer experience:
The Get Personal Program raises awareness and advocates for timely access to biomarker testing for patients with cancer
The Never Too Young Program raises awareness and enhances patient support around early age onset colorectal cancer in Canada
Cope Thrive Survive aims to promote health by supporting colorectal cancer patients & caregivers throughout survivorship
Ready for the Next Round aims to raise awareness on the importance of uninterrupted colorectal cancer screening and treatment and to find strategies for strengthening the health system to respond to best respond to future system shocks in the delivery of cancer prevention and care.
The Foods that Fight Cancer Program educates Canadians about healthy eating to prevent cancer and throughout treatment.
The Patient Values Project aims to define patient values, and measure and assign a weight to patient values in cancer drug treatment to ensure Canadian patients are heard in the evaluation of cancer care and the reimbursement of cancer drugs by public agencies.
Each year, CCC hosts a range of conferences including the annual Community Conference for patients, survivors, caregivers, patients advocates, and healthcare professionals and the Clinical Trials Conference which unites key stakeholders in cancer clinical trials in Canada to improve clinical trial access and value-based care.
Last updated: March 2022