Results of the April 2020 Prostate Cancer Implementation Research Grants Competition

We are pleased to announce the results of the Prostate Cancer Implementation Research Grants competition. For the purposes of this program, Implementation Research is defined as: the scientific study of the use of strategies to adopt and integrate evidence-based health interventions into clinical and community settings to improve individual outcomes and benefit population health. Below is a listing of newly awarded Implementation Research Grants.

Out of a total of 13 grant applications reviewed, 3 Canadian Cancer Society Implementation Research Grants have been approved – a 23% success rate. Funds committed to this competition have been made possible by the significant efforts of donors and volunteers supporting the former Prostate Cancer Canada across the country. These projects total about $300,000 in funding over the full term of these grants.

Implementation Research Grants - Abstracts

Please note:

  • Amounts listed below represent the total dollars awarded by grant year and may include funds for salaries, supplies, and/or equipment.
  • The start date for these grants is November 1, 2020.
  • Only the Principal Investigator is named in this listing. Co-Principal Investigators, Co-Applicants and/or Additional Authors may also be associated with these grants.

Note Carefully:

Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the listing below, this list does not constitute an "official" notification.

Successful applicants will be informed, in writing, with an official Notification of Award giving the details pertaining to their grant.

Finelli, Antonio
University Health Network
Prostate MRI in Biopsy-Naive Patients: Implementation in a Publicly Funded Health Care System
2020/2021 :  $28,000
2021/2022 :  $71,000
Krahn, Murray
University Health Network
Community preferences for prostate cancer outcomes: measuring community preference weights for the Patient-Oriented Prostate Utility Scale (PORPUS)
2020/2021 :  $47,610
2021/2022 :  $52,390
Yang, Lin
University of Calgary
Participating in Tai Chi to Reduce Anxiety and Keep up Physical Function: Implementing a Prehabilitation Intervention for Radical Prostatectomy
2020/2021 :  $69,628
2021/2022 :  $30,372

Last modified on: September 29, 2020