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Cancer Care Ontario has compiled more than 30 years of data from the Ontario Cancer Registry to produce the Ontario Cancer Statistics (OCS) 2016 report. In this first comprehensive look, OCS 2016 provides a clear picture of cancer in Ontario, focusing on the incidence, mortality, survival and prevalence of the disease.
This technical report is a user-friendly knowledge product which was developed by a multidisciplinary team with leadership from an epidemiologist and knowledge translation specialist.
In this session, the presenters will discuss both the analytics and knowledge translation activities that were undertaken to produce this report— all the way from design and development to dissemination and evaluation. The presenters will seek audience feedback and participation in this interactive session which will help to inform the next report.
DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario.
Presenters: Tanya Navaneelan and Zeinab El-Masri
Tanya Navaneelan is an epidemiologist with the Surveillance and Cancer Registry department at CCO. She holds a Master’s degree in Epidemiology and Community Medicine. Her research interests include cancer epidemiology and the social determinants of health.
Zeinab El-Masri is the Knowledge Dissemination & Evaluation Specialist with the Surveillance and Cancer Registry department at CCO. She holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Guelph and has been working in the field of knowledge translation for the past four years.
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