News & Events

Read news and find out about events in the field of oncology pharmacy in Canada. You can also check out our blog, “The Compass”, which covers multiple topics related to the practice of oncology pharmacy.

All pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are invited to join the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists in Toronto in February for their 50th annual Professional Practice Conference.

The CCCEP accredited conference covers a wide variety of topics. Plenaries, concurrent sessions and interactive workshops make this 3-day conference great for learning, networking and information sharing between pharmacy colleagues. Check out what the program has to offer.

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Complimentary for CAPhO Members

Join your CAPhO colleagues from across the country for a 60-minute webinar entitled What's New with Biosimilars for Oncology in Canada? presented by Flay Charbonneau from the Sunnybrook Health Services Centre.

When: Friday, December 7, 2018 at 11:00 PST, 12:00pm MST, 14:00 EST, 15:00 AST

In one hour, Flay Charbonneau will:

• Describe the current state of licensed biosimilars for oncology in Canada...Read more

The call for submissions for the CAPhO Awards and Travel Grants program has begun.

Many of the awards now offer travel grants to attend CAPhO Conference as part of the prize.

Apply for a travel grant and/or nominate yourself and/or CAPhO members who deserve to be recognized for their achievements and contributions to oncology pharmacy.

The submission deadlines are:

Awards: December 10, 2018

FCAPhO designation applications: January 15, 2019

Travel Grants: February 11...Read more

CAPhO’s Oncology Fundamentals Day for Technicians (OFDTech19) will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 10:00 to 15:05 EST. Sessions are streamed online so you can attend the event live from wherever you are.

More information on the program and registration will follow in the coming weeks.

If you missed last year's event, and/or Oncology Fundamentals Day 2018 you can...Read more

The third annual Oncology Fundamentals Day (OFD) took place on Saturday, September 22, 2018 and was another great success for CAPhO. Over 180 people registered for this full day online conference focusing on foundational oncology education.

Congratulations to Kyla Marien, OFD Task Force Chair, and the OFD Task Force, made up of Tina Crosbie, Tara Leslie, Tom McFarlane, Glenn Myers, Jason Wentzell and John Wiernikowski, for putting together such a phenomenal oncology fundamentals...Read more

Register now for the CAPhO Oncology Fundamentals Day 2018 (OFD18) , taking place on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 11:00 to 17:45 EDT.

Sessions are streamed online so you can attend the event live from wherever you are.

Register by Wednesday, September 5, 2018 to benefit from the Early Bird rates. You also have the option to purchase the OFD package which includes participation in OFD 2018 and access to the online recordings and resource materials of OFD 2017.

Visit the Oncology...Read more

Join your CAPhO colleagues from across the country for a 60-minute webinar entitled “Graft-versus-Host disease post allogenic transplant”, presented by Catherine Leyshon from the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.Read more

CAPhO’s third annual Oncology Fundamentals Day (OFD) will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Sessions are streamed online so you can attend the event live from wherever you are.

More information on the program and registration will follow in the coming weeks.

If you missed last year's event, and/or Oncology Fundamentals for Technicians 2018 (OFDTech18) you can purchase access to the recordings and other resource materials for...Read more

Congratulations to the following CAPhO members who were elected to the Board of Directors.

Soha Ahrari Tina Crosbie Adam Gordon Kyla Marien Tom McFarlane Glenn Myers Coleen Schroeder Philip Shaheen Colleen Thurber

Given...Read more

CAPhO’s Board of Directors 2018 Election is now underway! Members can vote for their top nine candidates for nine (9) open Board of Director positions.

Members were sent a personalized email containing information on how to vote on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 PDT. If you did not receive the email, please contact the Association Management Office via email at info@capho.org .

Read all of the candidate's letters and vote by the deadline of Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at...Read more

On December 21, 2017 CAPhO was incorporated under the British Columbia (BC) Societies Act as a member-funded Society. As an incorporated not-for-profit (NFP) corporation, CAPhO is now a legal entity, and recognized by the legal system as having rights and responsibilities. Prior to incorporation CAPhO was an agreement between members with no legal status.Read more

Join your CAPhO colleagues from across the country on Thursday, April 5 for a 60-minute webinar entitled Cancer and Sexuality: What Pharmacists Need to Know, presented by Dr. Anne Katz from CancerCare ManitobaRead more

#1 – Registration for the Phase 3: Live Workshop on Thursday, May 3 is open!
#2 – Complete Phase 1: BCCA’s online Drug Interactions module
#3 – Get adventuresome! Phase 2: "Choose Your Own Adventure" is now available online.Read more

It is my pleasure to announce that CAPhO will be offering a practical oncology Drug Interactions Program available to all CAPhO members! The NEW Drug Interactions Program is a key educational initiative that has been developed by the Drug Interactions Task Force with the objective of providing practical strategies to managing common drug interactions encountered in oncology practice. The program is broken down into three phases including two online modules and one in-person workshop in an effort to optimize the educational... Read more

Save the date for the inaugural CAPhO Oncology Fundamentals Day for Technicians (OFDTech). This full day ONLINE learning event will take place on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 10:00 to 14:30 (EST)!Read more

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