The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) is a member directed association that promotes, supports and advances oncology pharmacy practice. CAPhO is a recognized leader of oncology pharmacy in Canada, with members including pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, assistants and students. We support the provision of safe and effective oncology pharmacy services to oncology patients.  Mentorship, education and research support are some of the ways that CAPhO contributes to member professional development. CAPhO advocates for oncology pharmacy excellence through the collaboration and engagement with health care providers, patients and other organizations.

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

COVID-19 Update

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, treating and caring for cancer patients has become even more complex. Oncology pharmacists, technicians and assistants in Canada and around the world are coming together to share resources on a myriad of subjects as we all learn and adapt our practices, from day to day. CAPhO is committed to collecting and sharing COVID-19 & Cancer Online resources with our members and the general public.

The British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA) presents the " Statistics Webinar Series " which is a six part monthly webinar series to help pharmacists understand and work on navigating statistical fears. In collaboration with BOPA, CAPhO is offering the recorded sessions from the webinar series complimentary to its members for on-demand viewing.

The series is presented by Sian Williams who is a Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology and Pharmacy Practice at...Read more

by Philip Shaheen, BSc (Chem) BSc (Pharm), RPh, CAPhO President

Our annual CAPhO Conference is an important time for us. It’s an opportunity to be more engaged with our association and with each other as members and colleagues. It provides a much-needed moment away from work to learn and motivate, not only from an important social aspect, but from an educational standpoint also. With this year’s in-person event in Toronto being rescheduled to now take place in 2023, we have been working hard to provide an alternative. To that end, we are excited to announce the...Read more