Shirley is currently the coordinator-provincial cancer screening at NBCN.
SHIRLEY: When NBCN posted the coordinator--systemic and radiation therapy position, I was living in Ontario and working in a cancer center.
NBCN works actively with many components of the healthcare system, including other divisions of the Department of Health, the regional health authorities, FacilicorpNB, the New Brunswick Health Council and the New Brunswick Health Research and Innovation Council.
SHIRLEY: My involvement is similar to Roberte's at this time, however NBCN also works with community agencies such as the Canadian Cancer Society and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC)--an independent national organization funded by the federal government.
NBCN has made significant advances during its first six years in moving the cancer agenda forward in the province, including:
NBCN provides NB cancer system information to national organizations such as the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) and CPAC;