News & Updates

Latest News & Updates

Philip Shaheen

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.

The International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP)’s webinar titled An ISOPP webinar on Global Oncology Pharmacy Response to COVID-19 Pandemic takes place on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 06:00 PDT. 

Lynne Nakashima

The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unsettling event for all of us.  It seemed to turn our world upside down in a minute and created a whole new reality.  This has been particularly difficult for the profession of Pharmacy because we are used to order and organization.  

The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology’s (CAPhO) first priority is for the safety and wellbeing of our members, event registrants, presenters, exhibitors, sponsors and suppliers.

CAPhO is closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation with respect to the CAPhO Conference 2020, taking place April 2 to 5 at

Kara Browne
Michelle Deschamps

Understanding how biosimilars and reference drugs are “the same but different” will help pharmacy staff prepare for safely integrating these highly complex medications into our practice.

The International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP)’s Webinar titled ISOPP’s View on Biosimilars and Practical Considerations for its Implementation takes place on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 05:00 PDT and 14:00 PDT (two live presentations on the same day to accommodate time zones).

The annual CAPhO Conference provides participants with essential knowledge in the practice of oncology pharmacy and unbeatable networking opportunities.

Melanie Trinacty

The webinar CAR-T Therapy: Updates and Implications for Oncology Pharmacy presented by Melanie Trinacty, BSc, BScPharm, ACPR from The Ottawa Hospital, is now available online.

Ashley Jang

I am incredibly grateful to have interned at the BC Cancer Provincial Pharmacy Department during my second to fourth years as a pharmacy student.

Mia Aizon

The webinar 'Cannabis for AINV – is there POT-ential?' presented by Mia Aizon, 4th year PharmD student at the University of Alberta, is now available online.

Please note that the storage conditions for reconstituted and diluted solutions of KEYTRUDA® have been updated: