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.

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

Save the date for CAPhO Conference 2018. Join us at the Hilton Lac-Leamy in Ottawa-Gatineau, Quebec, from May 3-6, 2018. Watch for updates on abstract submission, registration and the program.Read more

Did you register to attend the CAPhO Oncology Fundamentals Day (OFD)? This full day ONLINE learning event will take place on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10:00 to 16:30 (EDT)!Read more

Oncology for Pharmacists: A Person-Centred Approach to Cancer Care is your opportunity to learn the latest information and best practices in cancer treatment to deliver better care—and better outcomes—for individuals living with cancer. Read more .Read more

This is a notice that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) will take place during the CAPhO Conference 2017 on Saturday, April 22 from 12:00 to 12:45 at The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, ABRead more

It is with sorrow we announce the passing of Betty Riddell on December 19, 2016 in Saskatoon at the age of 89.Read more

XVI International Symposium on Oncology Pharmacy Practice (ISOPP 2017)
April 26-29, 2017, Budapest, HungaryRead more

Did you miss the Oncology Fundamentals Day (OFD) on October 1, but are interested in accessing the online resources such as the recordings of the live event, presentation slides, presentation summaries and the online discussion board?

Purchase access to these valuable online resources focusing on common oncology diseases and cancer treatment toxicities for only $39.Read more

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