Research Overview

Research is like a car engine. It drives improvements in cancer care, from prevention and screening through diagnosis, treatment and palliation. Cancer research in all areas is important to Cancer Care Nova Scotia because it will help improve cancer care in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia has many active, internationally respected researchers working in cancer-related research. Research brings cancer doctors and other scientists to Nova Scotia and helps keep them here. As well, the research done here will help improve the lives of Nova Scotians.

Research overview
A lot has been learned about cancer through research over the past ten to twenty years. However, we still need to know more about:

How people get access to health care, how much care costs, and what happens to patients as a result of this care.

There are many different kinds of cancer research:

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