Events

Participate in our Events

Members of APCaRI are involved in a wide range of translational, clinical and discovery research events such as scientific conferences and meetings. These meetings help keep us at the forefront of scientific discovery and application. Our scientists and trainees present posters and give talks helping stimulate interest in the overall program by national and international collaborations

We are also invested in the local and provincial community, reaching out to Albertans through many events tied to fundraising and prostate cancer awareness. We work alongside organizations like the Alberta Cancer foundation, Prostate Cancer Canada, MotorCycle Ride for Dad and Movember to help stimulate fundraising as well as provide the donors with a direct link and people to answer questions about where their donated dollars actually go.

The staff at the Alberta Cancer Foundation have harnessed our group for many events since we have arrived in Alberta.

 

Alberta Ride to Conquer Cancer

The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer┬« During this bold cycling journey, members of the APCaRI team will ride for two whole days along the majestic Rockies! Our mission is clear – a cancer-free future. The money is raised for the Alberta Cancer Foundation and will directly support patients and families at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary, the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton and 15 cancer centres throughout Alberta.

The Alberta Cancer Foundation provides funding to a team of top doctors and scientists whose search for new discoveries and improved patient outcomes will have a real impact in your community, across Canada, and around the world.

4 members of the Lewis Lab will participate in this event!

APCaRI 2017 Spring Symposium

On May 27, 2017, APCaRI will celebrate its 8th research meeting at the Radisson Red Deer, Alberta.

Close to 50 participants including clinicians, scientists, clinical research personnel, trainees, benefactors and representatives of PCa support groups will participate in this fun and enriching event.

 

Member of the APCaRI Training Program will present a poster at CARO ASM 2017 – Toronto

Congratulations to Dr. Deepak Dinakaran for getting his abstract “Comparison of Post-Radiotherapy Prostate Specific Antigen drop kinetics between External Beam Radiotherapy and Brachytherapy” accepted as a poster presentation at the Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology Annual Scientific Meeting (CARO ASM) 2017.

The 2017 CARO Annual Scientific Meeting will be held at the Hilton Toronto in Toronto, ON September 13-16, 2017.  This conference is for Radiation Oncologists, Medical Physicists, Radiation Therapists, Basic Science Researchers, Oncology Nurses, Administrators, as well as their trainees. All healthcare professionals involved in the care of oncology patients are also welcome to attend.

Dr. Dinakaran extracted and analyzed clinical data from the Alberta Prostate Cancer Registry for this study.

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Our International Network of Partners

Meeting these ambitious goals will not be possible without the committed engagement of our many partners across Alberta, Canada and the World. Learn more about our Partners.