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The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) is the national forum for oncology pharmacists and other health care professionals interested in oncology pharmacy.

Through the annual CAPhO Conference and other initiatives, we promote the practice of oncology pharmacy in Canada. We conduct educational events, maintain professional practice standards, facilitate communication between oncology pharmacists and other interested health professionals and advocate for oncology pharmacy as an area of specialty practice.

Learn more about CAPhO through our website and our blogs (the Compass), and become a member today.

The vast changes in Oncology treatment options since 2016 are reflected in CAPhO’s newly updated and accredited Oncology Basics . It is once again online and ready to access.

Made up of 5 self-study modules and associated quizzes, Oncology Basics is accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy. One notable difference in this release is that each Module is individually accredited so that you can choose to complete those most relevant to your learning needs.... Read more

For the past six weeks, I have had the pleasure of interning in the BC Cancer Provincial Pharmacy department where I have gained valuable insight into the field of oncology pharmacy practice and have had many learning opportunities during my short internship. There are the three key lessons that I have learned:

The importance of interprofessional collaboration As a student you often hear about the importance of interprofessional collaboration. I truly was able to appreciate it when I had the...Read more