The Atlantic Path has the support of the following agencies and organizations in its efforts to understand chronic disease, including cancer – and to reduce the burden that we all bear:
Canadian Cancer Society – The Canadian Cancer Society provides current information about many types of cancer, as well as about cancer-related services and programs in communities across Canada.
Canadian Partnership Against Cancer – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC), established by the federal government to accelerate action on cancer control across the country, is providing funding for the national cancer study.
Cancer Care Nova Scotia – Cancer Care Nova Scotia coordinates, evaluates, and strengthens cancer services in Nova Scotia.
Dalhousie University – One of Canada’s leading universities, Dalhousie is widely recognized for outstanding academic quality and teaching, and a broad range of educational and research opportunities.
New Brunswick Cancer Network – The New Brunswick Cancer Network is developing a provincial strategy for all elements of cancer care in New Brunswick, including prevention, screening, treatment, follow-up care, palliative care, education, and research.
Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation – The Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation meets the needs of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians in cancer prevention, treatment and support, and research.
Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness – This provincial government department supports programs and services that protect and promote health, and treat illness for Nova Scotians and their families.
Alberta’s Tomorrow Project (ATP) – ATP is also a partner in the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP). ATP was established in 2000, and has achieved its target participant population of 55,000, to enable research into the causes and prevention of cancer and chronic disease.