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.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Larry Broadfield, BSc Pharm, MHSc, FCAPhO.

Larry was a founding member of the Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO).Read more

Are you new to oncology or a general pharmacy practitioner with cancer patients in your practice? Are you looking for core education on common oncology diseases and cancer treatment toxicities?Read more

Initially released in 2011, Oncology Basics has just been updated to ensure you are receiving the most recent and relevant oncology pharmacy resources.Read more

During the CAPhO conference we honoured several CAPhO members by presenting them with an award. If you were not able to attend the conference, read on to find out who these deserving members are. For a full list of the 2016 Awards and Travel Grants winners visit the Award and Travel Grant Recipient page.Read more

In order to celebrate CAPhO's 20th anniversary, the CAPhO Executive chose to honour one of its founding members. We are proud to announce that the CAPhO Distinguished Service Award will be known as the Larry Broadfield Distinguished Service Award as of 2016 and going forward.Read more

This year's CAPhO Conference coincided with CAPhO's 20th anniversary and of course this called for a celebration with cake and cake pops.Read more

Register for the upcoming webinar on Wednesday, May 18 presented by Tina Crosbie.Read more

CAPhO's continuing education program Oncology Basics has been updated and newly accredited. It is once again online and ready for use.

Made up of six self-study tutorials and a quiz, Oncology Basics is accredited for 5 CEUs from the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy.Read more

The Canadian Blood and Marrow Transplant Group (CBMTG) 2016 Annual Conference is scheduled to take place from April 24-27, 2016 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver, BC.Read more

What has your CAPhO Membership Committee been up to recently?
This past year has been a bit of a "clean up" one for the Membership Committee. Activities have included items such as reviewing our membership categories and fees, specifically related to the Corporate and Student membership categoriesRead more

A big thank you goes out to all of the members who took the time to respond to the 2015 CAPhO Membership Survey. The CAPhO Executive met in January to review your comments and to set priorities that align with the goals of our membership.Read more

We are pleased to announce that CAPhO has three new Executive Committee Members who will start their terms at the Annual General Meeting occurring at the CAPhO Conference on Saturday, April 16, 2016.Read more

This year, we celebrate CAPhO's 20th anniversary and we want our members to be a part of it. Share your memories with other CAPhO members by uploading any photos you have of past CAPhO events. Selected photos will be presented at the CAPhO Conference in Niagara Falls.

Follow the instructions below to upload your photos:Read more

CAPhO is happy to announce several Award and Travel Grant winners who will be joining us at the CAPhO Conference in Niagara Falls.

This year a total of seven CAPhO Conference Travel Grants in three different categories were available. The winners for each category are:Read more

After six successful years on the CAPhO Communications Committee, Christopher Ralph will be leaving his position as Communications Committee Chair in April.

"My experience with CAPhO has been beyond rewarding with the connections with fellow passionate oncology pharmacy practitioners I have made, the knowledge I have accumulated, and the projects I have seen come to fruition. Working and connecting with like-minded CAPhO members ignites and renews one’s enthusiasm for our profession.Read more