About Us

group of medical professionals smilingOur Vision

Together, the provincial cancer agencies will achieve the best cancer control for all Canadians by working in harmony and speaking with one voice on common priorities and key issues; and collaborating effectively with partners across the country.

Our Goal

To collectively reduce the burden of cancer by promoting the highest quality of care and services for all Canadians affected by and at risk of cancer.

Our Mission

CAPCA is an inter-provincial organization of provincial/territorial cancer agencies/programs engaged in cancer control. CAPCA supports the reduction of the burden of cancer on Canadians by facilitating and supporting effective leadership, collaboration, communication and advocacy for cancer care and control. Collectively, the members of CAPCA work to reduce the burden of cancer by promoting the highest quality of care and services for all Canadians affected by cancer and at risk of cancer; and implementing the cancer control strategy in their respective provinces.

The mission of CAPCA will be achieved through:

  • Leadership in the coordination of cancer control matters as the pan-Canadian/national voice of organized provincial & territorial cancer control development and delivery systems;
  • Contributing to the continued development and implementation of the national cancer control strategy;
  • Advocacy for organized cancer control nationally and provincially;
  • Collaboration with other organizations to advocate for public policy change to improve cancer control;
  • Fostering an appropriate environment within the Provincial Cancer Agencies which is inclusive of the conduct of research & innovation;
  • Sharing of innovation and expertise, and collaboration across provincial boundaries to realize the maximum impact for cancer control; and
  • Effective communication and working relationships with key national partners such as Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, government bodies and professional associations.