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CanPath – the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health

CanPath – the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health

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Canada’s largest population cohort that allows researchers to explore how genetics, environment, lifestyle, and behaviour interact and contribute to the development of cancer and other chronic diseases. **Contact:**
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Funding for the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project was from the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, Health Canada, the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Alberta Health Services, the Alberta Cancer Prevention Legacy Fund, Alberta Cancer Foundation, Genome Quebec and the BC Cancer Foundation.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Dylan O'Sullivan
    The University of Calgary


Study design
Population cohort
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Marker Paper

Dummer TJB, Awadalla P, Boileau C, Craig C, Fortier I, Goel V, Hicks JMT, Jacquemont S, Knoppers BM, Le N, McDonald T, McLaughlin J, Mes-Masson AM, Nuyt AM, Palmer LJ, Parker L, Purdue M, Robson PJ, Spinelli JJ, Thompson D, Vena J, Zawati M; with the CPTP Regional Cohort Consortium. The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project: a pan-Canadian platform for research on chronic disease prevention. CMAJ. 2018 Jun 11;190(23):E710-E717. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170292.

PUBMED 29891475


Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples


Availability of data and biosamples


Availability of access information

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