​​​The Cancer Education Research & Evaluation Program promotes and facilitates leading-edge research, including collaborative and interdisciplinary research, in areas related to the goals of the Cancer Education Program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. This involves building, and providing sufficient support for a community of innovative researchers to enhance research capacity and to increase internal and external research opportunities for faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students.


Janet Papadakos
Associate Director, ELLICSR: Health, Wellness & Cancer Survivorship Centre, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Co-Director, Cancer Health Literacy Research Centre
Provincial Head, Patient Education, Cancer Care Ontario
Assistant Professor, Institute for Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto

The Cancer Education Research & Evaluation Program also works to develop networks between the Cancer Health Literacy Research Centre and researchers in the field in the public and private sectors, locally, nationally and internationally and for acting as the nexus between the Cancer Education Research Centre and the community with respect to:

  • Research initiatives of mutual benefit;
  • Transferring knowledge to society through outreach (e.g. collaborative research; seminars; workshops; lectures; websites; publications).

See also: Cancer Health Literacy Research Centre »

Connect with us to:

  • Collaborate on education and health literacy related health services research
  • Develop and evaluate patient self-management programs
  • Discuss opportunities to innovate and improve cancer care provision
Last reviewed: 7/25/2019
Last modified: 7/22/2021 7:42 AM