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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New quality indicators!

The RCN recently released 3 new quality indicators. See how the RCN partner hospitals compare on surgical wait times and clinical trial enrollment.   

 

Shaping the discussion on cancer care in Canada

RCN executives were among the thought leaders who participated in the  Canadian Partnership Against Cancer's first annual conference. Find out how we are working to develop new solutions to the challenges cancer networks are facing across the country.  

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. 

Fertility preservation options

Many male cancer patients don’t know that treatments can permanently impact their fertility. An RCN-funded project created videos and leaflets to educate them about preserving their fertility before treatment.  Learn more about this important project.

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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CQI Research Grants

The application period is currently closed. All candidates will be contacted in September to be advised of funding results. 



 

Patient Resources

Discover our latest videos about Fertility Preservation, and other resources covering Symptom Management, Radiotherapy, Breast Cancer and 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. 



 

What's New

Dr. Antonio Vigano discusses an RCN-funded project to evaluate incorporating medical cannabis into supportive care. Listen to his interview with Radio-Canada.  

 

 

 

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