Research & Statistics
Research and Statistics
Translational Research

Translational research is a relatively new approach that can be broadly defined as applying knowledge gained from basic science to clinically relevant problems. Long-term objectives are to provide a molecular basis for early detection, prevention and treatment. Over the past decade we have seen the identification of tumor suppressor genes and have established some of the multi-step mechanisms that lead to cancer.

Cancer Research

Introducing a new process for data access and research support for CCNS:

We have initiated a new process and ask that you complete the form below and return it to Pauline Hart, 
ccns.nshealth.ca, Coordinator, Administration and Special Projects in PDF format :

Application for Access to Personal Health Information (data)

For more information on cancer research in Nova Scotia:


Atlantic PATH Project

Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute

Cancerview Canada