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Kuok Fellowship: Apply Now!

If you are currently enrolled in a Master's or PhD program at McGill in an area of study related to cancer care, the RCN could support your studies for two years with a $30,000 grant. Learn more

Kids after cancer

Many cancer patients don’t think about the importance of preserving their fertility, before they start treatment. An RCN-funded is working to change that. Learn more.

Medical cannabis for cancer patients

An RCN-funded project looks at ways to integrate medical cannabis into clinical practice and help patients better manage their symptoms.

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Fast track for asbestos-related cancer

The RCN funded a comprehensive program to provide patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma faster treatment and better supportive care. Learn more. 

Fit to fight fatique

An RCN-funded research project looks at ways to  get patients to start and sustain a good fitness level -- one of the keys to reducing fatigue after cancer treatments

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Improving emergency care for cancer patients

Did you know that over half of emergency department visits by cancer patients could be avoided? A new RCN-funded initiative is offering telephone support with a trained nurse to advise patients about their chemotherapy side effects.

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Talking to kids about cancer

Discussing a cancer diagnosis with a young person is tough. A recent RCN project made online modules more accessible to health care professionals and family members to help them understand how children perceive cancer and how best to discuss it. Learn more. 

The RCN: A groundbreaking collaboration

McGill and its teaching hospitals have united to improve the patient experience, increase survival rates and reduce the burden of care for cancer patients.

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What do patients think?

We asked cancer patients to rate their experience at diagnosis and during treatment. Find out what they had to say in our latest report.


Research Grants

They're back! The CQI Research Grants are launching September 30. Check back next week for the 2019 reference document. Learn more.


Who we are

A partnership of McGill's Faculty of Medicine, St. Mary’s Hospital, the Jewish General Hospital and the McGill University Health Centre, the RCN's mission is to improve cancer care quality and patient satisfaction. 


In memoriam

We were greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Julie Szasz, an outspoken advocate for young adult patients who participated in several RCN projects and retreats.  Read more. 




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