Dr. Janet Dancey

Clinician Scientist I and Scientific Director, Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network

Dr. Janet Dancey is the leader of the Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network (3CTN) and the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG). 3CTN is a pan-Canadian initiative to improve the efficiency and quality of clinical trials in Canada. 3CTN coordinates and supports a network of teams at cancer treatment centres and hospitals to enable sites to increase their capacity and capability to conduct academic-led cancer trials. CCTG is Canada’s largest cancer trial network with over 80 centres, 3,100 investigators and trial staff conducting Phase I-III trials of cancer therapeutics.

Current affiliations

Research interests

  • Experimental therapeutics and biomarkers to improve treatments for patients with cancer
  • Clinical trial methodology
  • Clinical application of precision medicine strategies

Select publications

See Dr. Dancey’s publications on PubMed or on Google Scholar.

Previous experience and education

  • Associate Chief, Investigational Drug Branch, Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute
  • Senior Clinical Investigator, Investigational Drug Branch, Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute
  • Active Staff, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, The Toronto Hospital/Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
  • Clinical Research Fellow, Institut Gustave Roussy. Supervisor: Dr. Thierry Le Chevalier
  • Clinical Research Fellow, NCIC Clinical Trials Group. Supervisors: Dr. Joseph L. Pater and Dr. Elizabeth Eisenhauer
  • Consultant, Kingston Regional Cancer Clinic;
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • FRCPC Certification in Medical Oncology
  • Medical Oncologist, St. Michael’s Hospital, Department of Medicine
  • MD, Magna Cum Laude, University of Ottawa

Opportunities to collaborate

To collaborate with Dr. Dancey, please contact her directly. Visit OICR’s Collaborative Research Resources directory for more opportunities to collaborate with OICR researchers.

Related links

Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network [3ctn.ca]

Canadian Cancer Trials Group

Contact

Dr. Janet Dancey
Janet.Dancey@oicr.on.ca