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Canadian Cancer Trials Group Committee Leadership Changes: 2007-2008

Breast Disease Site Committee
As of the 2008 Spring Meeting, Dr. Karen Gelmon from the British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Centre, has succeeded Dr. Kathy Pritchard as Co-Chair of the Breast Site Committee and will work alongside current Co-Chair Dr. Tim Whelan from the Juravinski Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences.

Gastrointestinal Disease Site Committee
Dr. Derek Jonker from the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre has succeeded Dr. Malcolm Moore as Chair of the Gastrointestinal Site Committee.

Genitourinary Disease Site Committee
Dr. Fred Saad from Hopital Notre Dame in Montreal has succeeded Dr. Martin Gleave as Chair of the Genitourinary Site Committee.

Lung Disease Site Committee
As of June 1, 2008, Dr. Glen Goss from the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre has succeeded Dr. Frances Shepherd and joins Dr. Yee Ung, from the Odette Cancer Centre in Toronto, as Co-Chair of the Lung Site Committee.

Working Group on Economic Analysis
Dr. Natasha Leighl from Princess Margaret Hospital has succeeded Dr. William Evans as Co-Chair of the Working Group on Economic Analysis and will work alongside current Co-Chair Dr. Nicole Mittmann from the Odette Cancer Centre in Toronto.

SEE BELOW FOR A COMPLETE LISTING OF ALL CURRENT CHAIRS:

Brain
Greg Cairncross, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary
Warren Mason, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto

Breast
Tim Whelan, Juravinski Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences
Karen Gelmon, Vancouver Cancer Centre

Gastrointestinal
Derek Jonker, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre

Genitourinary
Fred Saad, Hopital Notre Dame, Montreal

Gynecology
Gavin Stuart, University of British Columbia
Amit Oza, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto

Head and Neck
Brian O'Sullivan, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto
Ralph Gilbert, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto

Hematology
Stephen Couban, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax
Michael Crump, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto

IND Committee
Hal Hirte, Juravinski Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences

Lung
Yee Ung, Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto
Glen Goss, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre

Melanoma
Michael Smylie, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton

Sarcoma
Vivien Bramwell, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary

Symptom Control
Rebecca Wong, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto
Ray Viola, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario in Kingston

Quality of Life Committee
Michael Brundage, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario in Kingston
Jolie Ringash, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto

Correlative Sciences/Tumour Biology Committee
Ming Sound-Tsao, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto

Working Group on Economic Analysis
Nicole Mittmann, Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto
Natasha Leighl, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto

Psychosocial Research Working Group
Zeev Rosberger, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal
Anne Leis, University of Saskatchewan