About the OncoSim name

Recently the Partnership renamed its cancer control decision-making tool OncoSim. It was formerly known as the Cancer Risk Management Model or CRMM.


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Knowledge fuels enhanced decision-making

For health or policy leaders, decision-makers, or researchers, knowledge is power — it fuels important functions such as decision-making, planning, and budgeting. When faced with the challenge of how to invest scarce health-care dollars, sound knowledge is critical.

OncoSim is a web-based, dynamic micro-simulation model that helps guide cancer control decision-making

Whether you are involved in screening, diagnosis, treatment, palliative or end-of-life care, now you can strengthen your decision-making efforts with customized cancer control projections. This population-based model helps you assess the cost/benefit of various cancer control strategies by projecting their impact on Canada’s population health and economics — at any point in time, and for all provinces and territories — via a web-based platform.

Solid input = Solid output = Sound decision-making, planning, and budgeting

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer developed the model to support the Canadian cancer control strategy and the model is available for policy-makers, researchers, and planners in government ministries and public sector organizations. Drawing on a solid foundation of clinical and socio-economic data, the model is dynamic: as cancer control research evolves, so too does the model.

Gain insight into the cost/benefit of cancer control strategies to help guide and strengthen decision-making

Last updated: October 13, 2016