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NOW AVAILABLE: A new surveillance report from CYP-C and the Public Health Agency of Canada

Cancer in Young People in Canada: A Report from the Enhanced Childhood Cancer Surveillance System

Cancer chez les jeunes au Canada: Rapport du système de surveillance accrue du cancer chez les enfants


LAST CHANCE for a free lunch and opportunities to publish!

CYP-C Research Champions will be meeting at SIOP in Washington DC on October 13 in the Capitol Room (1:30-5pm) at the Marriott Wardman Park.

The purposes will be to:

1) Provide an overview of CYP-C

2) Provide brief education related to how to measure socioeconomic status using census data (i.e. for CYP-C projects)

3) Begin to create publication teams – this will be an opportunity to be a co-investigator or to lead CYP-C publications

Contact by Oct 6 to attend.

YOU HAVE BEEN MISSING OUT, if you are not a part of the CYP-C Research Champions program. [Video & Publication Opportunity]

YOU HAVE BEEN MISSING OUT, if you are not a part of the CYP-C Research Champions program. Please watch our [VIDEO] update and think about joining for opportunities to publish and more! [CYP-RC Publication Policy]

We also have a meeting booked at SIOP in Washington DC (Sunday, October 15 from 13:30 – 17:00), for those in attendance.

CYP-C Webinar: Developing a Research Question by Lillian Sung on Feb 10

CYP-C (Cancer in Young People in Canada) is presenting a webinar on Feb 10  (12pm EST) and will be on the topic of Developing a Research Question, presented by Dr. Lillian Sung. Below is a list of upcoming planned webinars (dates and topics subject to change), a full list is available on the C17 Website. Contact for an invitation.

The objective of this webinar series is to provide members of the Canadian pediatric cancer community a broad understanding of how to access and utilize the Cancer in Young People in Canada data for research purposes. This series will include an overview of how to (1) develop an appropriate research question, (2) complete the data access process and (3) perform basic data manipulation and analysis using SAS and Microsoft Access. The webinars will be delivered one to two times per month over the 2017 calendar year. We look forward to your participation!

Feb 10: Developing a Research Question – L Sung
Mar 10: CYP-C Data Overview and Requesting Data – L Sung, S Badour, E Martineau, R Barber
Apr 14: Power Literature Searching – E Uleryk
May 12: Data Manipulation I (SAS)- J Pole
May 26: Data Manipulation II (SAS) – J Pole

Tips and Tricks for Secondary Data Grant Writing
Data Cleaning
Introduction to SAS Procedures
Using Census Geography and Postal Codes
Geographic Information Systems
Data Analysis I
Data Analysis II
Data Manipulation in Access
Introduction to Cancer Coding Systems
Record Linkage
Bibliographic Software
Creating an Analysis Plan

CYP-C is looking for research champions

Please watch our video, and we would love to see you at the Canadian Investigators meeting at COG in Atlanta this September.


Contact Randy Barber ( for more details.