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Establishing Comprehensive Cancer Patient Education Services

Guideline Objective

The Cancer Care Ontario Patient Education Program Committee in collaboration with the Program in Evidence-Based Care (PEBC) has reviewed the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) guidelines, Guidelines on Establishing Comprehensive Cancer Patient Education Services, from the Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN) and endorses the adoption of the Guidelines, with some revision, for use in Ontario.

Intended Guideline Users

Administrators of Regional Cancer Programs, Regional Vice Presidents, and patient education experts to facilitate the rollout of a provincial work plan for patient education services.


Patient Education



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Type of Content: 

Guidelines & Advice

Health System

Authors:  Patient Education Program Committee Universal Date:  2006-08-03 00:00:00