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Join other high school students in this entirely online program to build your knowledge and skills in various aspects of healthcare, cancer and associated services and programs.

You can earn points for completing online activities (readings, videos, eLearning). You can also earn an eCertificate of Completion. 

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This is a self-guided online learning platform. Complete all requirements to receive an eCertificate of Completion. A new cohort will launch every semester.

To Register:

  1. Go to Cancer Campus at pmcancercampus.ca
  2. Click on Create a new account and complete the form using your school or personal email.
  3. Wait for the confirmation email and follow the instructions
  4. Course now open! Access the Cancer 360: High School course from the Cancer Campus homepage.

Contact info@pmcanc​ercampus.ca if you need any assistance or more information.

Program Structure

This program consists of 10 units delivered entirely online. Participants will be able to earn an eCertificate by completing all 10 units and evaluation surveys.

Unit formats are a mix of the following:

  • Recorded interactive lectures from the Princess Margaret Summer Student Learning Series
  • Brand new lectures and talks recorded specifically for this course
  • eLearning modules and interactive online tools and videos
  • Reflection questions
  • Knowledge assessments

eCertificate of Completion

This set of units is a coordinated suite of offerings, with each unit building upon and informing the next. For learners who complete all 10 educational units and evaluation surveys, an eCertificate of Completion for Cancer 360: High School will be awarded. This is a non-credit certificate course.

Course Content

UnitTopic and Contributors
Unit 1 Introduction to Cancer & Cancer Survivorship

Jennifer M. Jones  PhD Director, Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship Program, ELLICSR: Health, Wellness and Cancer Survivorship Centre, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Butterfield/Drew Chair in Cancer Survivorship Research, ELLICSR: Health, Wellness and Cancer Survivorship Centre, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Research Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalla Lana School of Public Health (cross-appointment), University of Toronto

Meredith Giuliani MBBS, MEd, PhD, FRCPC Director, Cancer Education, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Associate Director, Postgraduate Medical Education, UTDRO
Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Education Investigator II, The Institute for Education Research, UHN Centre Researcher, The Wilson Centre, University Health Network
Radiation Oncologist, Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Andrew Hope MD, FRCPC, DrMedSc Cancer Clinical Research Unit (CCRU), Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Affiliate Scientist, TECHNA Institute for the Advancement of Technology for Health (TECHNA)
Radiation Oncologist, Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto

Unit 2 Research Methods

Alejandro Berlin MD, MSc Medical Director of the Data Science and Smart Cancer Care Programs, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Staff Clinician-Scientist Radiation Oncologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Affiliated Faculty, TECHNA Institute, University Health Network

Jackie Bender PhD Research Scientist, ELLICSR: Health, Wellness and Cancer Survivorship Centre, Department of Supportive Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Janet Papadakos PhD, MEd Co-Director, Cancer Health Literacy Research Centre, Cancer Education, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Associate Director, ELLICSR: Health, Wellness and Cancer Survivorship Centre, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Scientist, The Institute for Education Research (TIER), University Health Network
Provincial Head, Patient Education, Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario)
Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto

Rouhi Fazelzad BSc, MISt Information Specialist, UHN Library and Information Services, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Melanie Anderson MLIS Information Specialist, Library and Information Services, University Health Network

Unit 3 Introduction to Knowledge Translation

Tina Papadakos MA(Ed) Co-Director, Cancer Self-Management Research Centre
Senior Manager, Educational Design and Knowledge Translation, Cancer Education, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Regional Lead, Patient Education, Toronto Central South, Cancer Care Ontario

Sarah Storer MHSc Education and Knowledge Exchange Specialist, Educational Design and Knowledge Translation, Cancer Education, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Melanie Barwick PhD, CPsych Registered Psychologist and Senior Scientist, Department of Psychiatry and Child Health Evaluative Sciences Program, SickKids' Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children
Full Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Kelly Warmington MEd, PMP Manager, Learning Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children

Srdjana Filipovic PhD Program Manager, Knowledge Translation, Education Resource Group, Learning Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children

Kelly McMillen MBA Director, Learning Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children

Ken Murray BFA Program Manager, eLearning Design, Learning Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children

Unit 4 Smoking Cessation

Meredith Giuliani MBBS, MEd, PhD, FRCPC Director, Cancer Education, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Associate Director, Postgraduate Medical Education, UTDRO
Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Education Investigator II, The Institute for Education Research, UHN Centre Researcher, The Wilson Centre, University Health Network
Radiation Oncologist, Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Unit 5 Health Literacy and Educational Design

Janet Papadakos PhD, MEd Co-Director, Cancer Health Literacy Research Centre, Cancer Education, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Associate Director, ELLICSR: Health, Wellness and Cancer Survivorship Centre, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Scientist, The Institute for Education Research (TIER), University Health Network
Provincial Head, Patient Education, Ontario Health, Cancer Care Ontario
Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto

Tina Papadakos MA(Ed) Co-Director, Cancer Self-Management Research Centre
Senior Manager, Educational Design and Knowledge Translation, Cancer Education, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Regional Lead, Patient Education, Toronto Central South, Cancer Care Ontario

Jennifer Deering BScN, MN, NP Nurse Practitioner, Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Unit 6 Cancer Prevention

Rebecca Truscott MHSc, RD Director, Population Health & Prevention in the Prevention & Cancer Control portfolio at Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario)

Unit 7 Indigenous Cancer Care

Michael Anderson Past Regional Indigenous Cancer Lead
Clinical Associate, Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care
Senior Researcher, Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

Leonard Benoit Regional Indigenous Cancer Patient Navigator

Ashley Migwans Coordinator, Indigenous Health & Social Medicine, University Health Network

Unit 8 Music Therapy in Cancer Care

SarahRose Black PhD, RP, MTA Accredited Music Therapist & Registered Psychotherapist, Department of Supportive Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre & Kensington Health

Adrienne Pringle MMT, RP, MTA Accredited Music Therapist & Registered Psychotherapist

Daniel Robinson Student Contributor

Priya Shah Student Contributor

Unit 9 Virtual Care

ViCCTR Team Nicole Woods PhD; Risa Freeman MD, CCFP, MEd, FCFP; Kulamakan (Mahan) Kulasegaram PhD; Maria Myopoulos PhD; Paula Rowland PhD;
David Rojas PhD; Robert Paul PhD; Stuart Murdoch MD, CCFP(PC), FCFP; Batya Grundland MD, MEd, CCFP; Tina Papadakos MEd;
Azadeh Moaveni MD; Cynthia Whitehead MD, PhD

ViCCTR Project Manager Ramanan Aiyadurai

Unit 10 Interprofessional Care

Dean Lising PT, BScBio, BScPT, MHSc Team-Based Practice and Education Lead
Director, BOOST! (Building Optimal Outcomes from Successful Teamwork) Program
IPE Scholar-in-Residence, Centennial College
Centre for Interprofessional Education, University of Toronto
Lecturer, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Tracy Paulenko BScPT, MSc Interprofessional Education-Care and Educational Development Leader, UHN Clinical Education
Lecturer, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Last reviewed: 9/20/2021
Last modified: 9/21/2021 11:35 AM