Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Award

The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada has established an award of excellence to acknowledge the exemplary work of psychosocial oncology professionals, in collaboration with CAPO.

The purpose of this award is to promote the dissemination of information related to the psychosocial care of children/adults/families with brain tumours, and is given to support oncology professionals in continuing education activities.

This annual award will be presented to a CAPO member who submits the best abstract, (paper or poster) in the area of neuro-oncology at the annual CAPO conference. The presentation may reflect clinical practice, education or research related to the neuro-oncology population.

The award would consist of a $1,500 honorarium.

2023 Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Award Recipient

We were pleased to award Marco Bonanno for his presentation titled: Translating research data into practice to improve the trajectories of AYA pediatric brain tumour survivors (PBTS) following treatment: Preliminary results of two focused workshops, with different stakeholders, in Québec.

    Past Winners

    • Winner 2022: Julia Daun, Capturing the Neuro-Oncology Patient Experience in Exercise Programming.
    • Winner 2021: Sydney Wasserman, “The Sibling Support Project: Supporting Siblings of Children with Brain Tumours Through Innovative Education Tools
    • Winner 2020: Mehak Stokoe, Brain Volume and Social Outcomes in Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors
    • Winner 2019: Maureen Parkinson, BC Cancer Agency
    • Winner 2018: Leandra Desjardins, SickKids
    • Winner 2017: Tom Hack
    • Winner 2016: Mark Collins
    • Winner 2014: Dr. Douglas Ozier
    • Winner 2013: Dr. Matias Mariani
    • Winner 2012: Maureen Parkinson
    • Winner 2011: Dr. Matias Mariani
    • Winner 2010: Dr. Kim Edelstein
    • Winner 2009: Dr. Robert Olson
    • Winner 2008: Guy Pelletier & Tracy Wormsbecker

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