Strengthening Linkages Workshop

Family Physicians & Cancer Care Alberta

The Strengthening Linkages Workshop brings together family physicians, health professionals, and oncology specialists to discuss cancer-related topics. The purpose of the workshop is to provide family physicians and health professionals the opportunity to build linkages between oncology and primary care communities of practice. It is our goal to improve the integration of care by promoting knowledge exchange and building relationships.

Strengthening Linkages Workshop 2024

Alberta Health Services Cancer Care is pleased to announce the 13th annual Strengthening Linkages Workshop. This education event is connected via videoconference allowing participants to attend via zoom. There is no cost associated with this event. Family Physician credits will be issued for attendance.


  • Saturday, April 20, 2024 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Overall Learning Objectives

  • Collaboration of Family Physicians/Primary Care Providers and Cancer Care Alberta programs and services
  • Acquire and translate information and updates to better navigate the cancer system.
  • Support and participate in the improvement of the integration of care through dialogue, networking, and teamwork.
  • Recognize and explain services and programs enhancing patient-centered care. 

Program Topics

  • Training opportunities for general practitioner oncologists (GPOs)
  • Lung Cancer Updates
  • Lung Cancer Screening 
  • Lung Cancer in Never Smokers (LCINS)- engagement session
  • Updates for Breast, Cervical and Colorectal Cancer Screening Programs in Alberta
  • Provincial Pathways Unit- Alberta Pathways Hub
  • Getting Primary Care’s Feedback on a Shared Care Letter for Curative Patients at Diagnosis
  • Overview and Management of Systemic Therapy Toxicities
  • Cancer Care Alberta’s Palliative Care Strategy – Opportunity for Collaboration
  • CPAC Indigenous Project

Workshop Documents


More information will be posted as it becomes available. For any inquiries and registration, contact