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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.

This past summer, I had the pleasure of being part of BC Cancer’s Provincial Pharmacy student internship program. As this was my first experience in a non-dispensing pharmacy, my 15-week internship enveloped me in an exciting, yet intimidating new environment filled with many learning opportunities. I gained valuable insight and an appreciation for this field of pharmacy, while learning some life lessons along the way. Here are three of the many lessons that I have learned:

1. Learning opportunities that come with being in uncomfortable and unfamiliar situations...Read more

On Friday, October 18, 2019, Patrick R Mayo, BSc(Pharm), PhD, MTS from Hepion Pharmaceuticals presented the webinar entitled An Ethical Framework for the Allocation of Life-Saving Chemotherapy in the Era of Drug Shortages.

As a member, you can watch it at your leisure on the CAPhO website. Simply log in as a member and go to Education and Resources / Watch a Webinar .

In one hour, Pat Mayo, BSc(Pharm), PhD, MTS:

Review's the ethical issues around oncological drug shortages; Explores if oncological...Read more