The Alberta CancerBRIDGES (Building Research Innovation into the Development and Growth of Excellence in Survivorship Care) team is a large provincial collection of people with special interest in researching and delivering evidence-based survivorship care. The team members include researchers, physicians, oncologists and survivors located mostly in Alberta. For more information on the members of the team, please see Who We Are.
Alberta cancer survivors with the information and resources they need to make the rest of their lives the best of their lives.
To engage and empower cancer survivors throughout their cancer journey by providing support, information and opportunities to be directly involved in their care.
To be the “clearinghouse” of survivorship resources and programs for the province of Alberta and to increase enrolment in all survivorship programs in the province.
To assist in providing supportive care in areas where services are limited.
To educate survivors about recent developments/reasearch in cancer survivorship.
To facilitate participant accrual in CancerBRIDGES research and be the program arm of the CancerBRIDGES Team, turning research into action.
To increase effectiveness of all supportive care resources by facilitating communication and collaboration between Alberta Health Services (AHS) and community-based organizations (CBO’s).
To empower survivors by giving them a voice within the AHS system and opportunities to be directly involved in further development of patient-centred cancer care.