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Mark Elwood

Vice-President, Family and Community Oncology, BC Cancer Agency;
Clinical Professor, School of Population and Public Health,  UBC;
Honorary Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medic ine,
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.Mark Elwood


Phone: 604-877-6024
Fax: 604-660-0219




Research Interests:

  • Strategic issues in cancer control in Canada and internationally, particularly in prevention, early diagnosis, screening, and population aspects of outcome assessment
  • Quality and integration of cancer care, particularly links between specialist and primary care services
  • Primary care in regard to cancer
  • Comparative studies of cancer outcomes, including international studies
  • Studies of early diagnosis and screening for cancer, particularly colorectal cancer, oral and pharyngeal cancer, melanoma, and lung cancer
  • Studies of the causes and prevention of melanoma and other skin cancers
  • Studies related to optimal outcomes of cancer
  • Evidence-based health care
  • Epidemiological methods and the assessment of causality
  • Human health issues related to electric and magnetic fields