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News and Notes

News and Notes•It’s time again to think about who you would like to nominate for Cancer Care Nova Scotia’s Excellence Awards. The 2012 awards recognize leadership, innovation and excellence in patient care for Nova Scotia cancer patients and families.
Help us recognize health professionals, volunteers or anyone in your community who has worked to prevent, treat and cure cancer. The deadline for nominations is April 27, 2012.

Prostate Cancer Canada is now accepting applications to support research for Clinician Scientists initiating a career as an investigator/junior faculty in prostate cancer research. The Clinician Scientist Award has a value of $150,000 per year for two years. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2012. For more information, visit

An Inventory of Psychosocial Resources in Nova Scotia is now available on the Cancer Care Nova Scotia website at The inventory is intended for Nova Scotia health care professionals, who care for cancer patients, to assist them and individuals affected by cancer in more readily accessing psychosocial services when needed.

CCNS recognizes the many challenges in keeping a resource such as this current and therefore cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information listed. However, we welcome your help in keeping the information as accurate as possible. Please email additions, deletions and comments for future revisions to Dr. Janice Howes at  


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