CCTG would like to extend congratulations to Dr. Kelvin Chan the recipient of the 2020 Dr. Maurice McGregor Award from Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). The Dr. Maurice McGregor Award, honours rising stars early in their careers.
Dr. Chan is widely known as a skilled and compassionate medical oncologist at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, and a highly accomplished scientist and methodologist. He co-leads the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC), a network devoted to health outcomes and economic research, and he launched the Canadian Real-World Evidence for Value of Cancer Drugs collaboration to develop a framework generating and using real-world evidence for cancer drug funding decisions.
Dr. Chan is a member of the CCTG CEA and is also an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and an Associate Scientist at the Sunnybrook Research Institute.
CADTH is an independent, not-for-profit agency funded by Canadian federal, provincial, and territorial governments (except Quebec) to provide credible, impartial advice and evidence-based information about the effectiveness of drugs and other health technologies to Canadian health care decision-makers.