Current Oncology

Established in 1994, Current Oncology is a peer-reviewed, Canadian based and Internationally distributed journal. Published bi-monthly plus special supplemental issues, Current Oncology represents a multidisciplinary medium encompassing health care workers in the field of cancer therapy to report upon and to review progress in the management of this disease. Current Oncology is published by Multimed Inc.

Current Oncology is indexed/covered in PubMed, EMBASE (Excerpta Medica Database), Scopus, Journal Selector, Crossref, Index Copernicus, DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), Google Scholar, EMCare, EBSCOhost.com Research Databases, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition. Following publication in Current Oncology, the full text of each article is available immediately and archived in PubMed Central (PMC), the U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. It is also available in the databases of 100 libraries worldwide, and is a participant of the HINARI program.



The information provided on the Current Oncology website is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician.

Announcements

 

Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) - Call for Abstracts

 

Abstracts are due January 26, 2018

The Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) is accepting abstracts for posters, papers and workshops for the 33rd Annual Meeting to be held in Toronto on May 30 to June 1, 2018. The conference theme is “Tailored & Targeted Interventions – The New Psychosocial Frontier.” https://conference.capo.ca/conference/abstracts/

This conference will bring together professionals from multiple healthcare disciplines to explore, share, learn and discuss the psychosocial aspects of cancer. Participants include researchers, clinicians, educators from cancer centres and other medical centres, and community-based organizations representing disciplines that include medicine, psychiatry, nursing, psychology, social work, spiritual care, nutrition, rehabilitation medicine, occupational health and radiation therapy for both adult and pediatric populations.

 
Posted: 2018-01-03
 

Publish with Current Oncology - Article Collections, Series, and Supplemental Issues

 

As Canada’s premier Oncology journal, we invite cancer agencies, organizations and researchers from across Canada to publish with Current Oncology. The journal provides an excellent venue and opportunity to increase the visibility of your studies and investigations to members of the Canadian Oncology community. Publishing in an established journal with a well-developed readership, is an excellent way to reach your key audience. It also keeps the community informed of ongoing work in the field, as well as important research and findings that have a clear potential for application to the current and future practice of cancer medicine in Canada.

For more information about publishing with Current Oncology go to: 

http://www.current-oncology.com/pages/files/supplement_promo.pdf 

 
Posted: 2017-11-14
 

Job Posting: Career Opportunity in Palliative Medicine

 

William Osler Health System (Osler) is one of Ontario’s largest community hospital organizations, delivering innovative health care with compassion through more than 650,000 patient interactions every year. With three hospital sites: Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness. We offer a wide range of health services, with care provided by skilled health professionals working in multidisciplinary teams.

We are recruiting physicians with a passion for palliative care to join our dedicated and growing Palliative Care Program at William Osler Health System. Interested candidates would be part of the interdisciplinary team working with both hospital and community providers.  Osler is a distributive campus for the McMaster Family Medicine Training program with 20 residents on site and active opportunities to teach undergraduate and postgraduate learners in Palliative Care as part of a collaborative faculty. It’s an officially designated site for the training of the Royal College sub-speciality in Palliative Medicine

The successful applicants must be licensed to practice in Ontario and hold a Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or a Certification in Family Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.  A certificate of added competency training and experience in Palliative Medicine is a requirement. 

Expressions of interest should be forwarded along with your curriculum vitae to:

Medical Staff Office

Attention: Dr. Martin Chasen, Medical Director of Palliative Care

William Osler Health System

2100 Bovaird Drive East, Brampton, ON   L6R 3J7

Tel: (905) 494-2120    Fax: (905) 494-6206  

Email: mso.credentialing@williamoslerhs.ca

 
Posted: 2017-08-02 More...
 
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Vol 24, No 6 (2017)

Table of Contents

Editorial(s)

T. Younis, M. Thana, C. Skedgel
349-351

Original Article(s)

Cancer Control and Prevention

S. Guedaoura, S. Pelletier, W.D. Foulkes, P. Hamet, J. Simard, N. Wong, Z. El Haffaf, J. Chiquette, M. Dorval
352-359

Cancer Genetics

A. Hamilton, E. Smith, J. Hamon, E. Tomiak, M. Bassal, S.L. Sawyer
e441-e445

Medical Oncology

C. Labbé, M. Anderson, S. Simard, L. Tremblay, F. Laberge, R. Vaillancourt, Y. Lacasse
367-373
J.J. Ko, R. Tudor, H. Li, M. Liu, K. Skolnik, W. Kells Boland, J. Macklow, D. Morris, D.G. Bebb
e486-e493

Oncofertility

K. Morarji, O. McArdle, K. Hui, G. Gingras-Hill, S. Ahmed, E.M. Greenblatt, E. Warner, S. Sridhar, A.M.F. Ali, A. Azad, D.C. Hodgson
e494-e502

Palliative Care

M. Vierhout, M. Daniels, P. Mazzotta, J. Vlahos, W.P. Mason, M. Bernstein
374-382
I. Harle, S. Karim, W. Raskin, W.M. Hopman, C.M. Booth
383-389

Psychosocial Oncology

T.P. Hanna, T. Baetz, J. Xu, Q. Miao, C.C. Earle, Y. Peng, C.M. Booth, T.M. Petrella, D. McKay, P. Nguyen, H. Langley, E. Eisenhauer
e503-e512
H.H. Samawi, A.A. Shaheen, P.A. Tang, D.Y.C. Heng, W.Y. Cheung, M.M. Vickers
e513-e517

Radiation Oncology

J.L. Hamilton, S. Foxcroft, E. Moyo, J. Cooke-Lauder, T. Spence, P. Zahedi, A. Bezjak, D. Jaffray, C. Lam, D. Létourneau, M. Milosevic, R. Tsang, R. Wong, F.F. Liu
e518-e523
J.M. Laba, S. Senan, D. Schellenberg, S. Harrow, L. Mulroy, S. Senthi, A. Swaminath, N. Kopek, J.R. Pantarotto, L. Pan, A. Pearce, A. Warner, A.V. Louie, D.A. Palma
e524-e530

Review Article(s)

Practice Guideline(s)

A.B.K. Abrahao, S. Karim, B. Colwell, S. Berry, J. Biagi
390-400
J. Francis, N. Coakley, L. Elit, H. Mackay, and the Gynecologic Cancer Disease Site Group
e540-e546

Short Communication(s)

C.L. Gauvreau, N.R. Fitzgerald, S. Memon, W.M. Flanagan, C. Nadeau, K. Asakawa, R. Garner, A.B. Miller, W.K. Evans, C.M. Popadiuk, M. Wolfson, A.J. Coldman
401-406

Case Report(s)

S.H. Yoo, J. Lim, J.M. Byun, J.H. Park, K.H. Kim, I.S. Choi
e547-e550
J. Corbett, D. Wilke, J. Trites, N. Lamond
e551-e554