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A comprehensive cancer control program for BC

The BC Cancer Agency covers the entire spectrum of cancer care, from prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.

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Personalized Onco-Genomics (POG) Q&A<img alt="Smiling woman" src="/about-site/PublishingImages/Janessa.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Personalized Onco-Genomics (POG) Q&AThe BC Cancer Agency’s Personalized Onco-Genomics (POG) program is a clinical research initiative that’s embedding genomic sequencing into the diagnostic and treatment planning for patients with incurable cancers.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/personalized-onco-genomics-(pog)-q-aRead more about POG
BC Cancer Agency scientists among World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds<img alt="YouTube screen shot of Dr. Marco Marra. " src="/news-site/PublishingImages/mm%20youtube%20screengrab.png?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer Agency scientists among World’s Most Influential Scientific MindsTwo BC Cancer Agency scientists, Drs. Marco Marra and Steven Jones, discuss their research and what being listed as among the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds means to them. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-agency-scientists-listed-among-world%E2%80%99s-most-influential-scientific-mindsWatch or read the interview.

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2017 Gynecologic Cancer Education Forum2017 Gynecologic Cancer Education Forumhttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/events/gynecologic-cancer-education-forum2017-03-04T17:30:00Z2017-03-04T22:30:00Z
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BC scientists play major role in international effort to map the human epigenomeBC scientists play major role in international effort to map the human epigenomeVancouver – BC scientists and their colleagues from across the globe have made a major leap forward in understanding how the human body’s trillions of cells develop from a single genetic template, and how those genes interact with the environment. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/bc-scientists-play-major-role-in-international-effort-to-map-the-human-epigenome2016-11-17T08:00:00Z
New study aims to find cancer in healthy volunteers with a simple blood testNew study aims to find cancer in healthy volunteers with a simple blood testVancouver – A new pilot study launched at the BC Cancer Agency aims to use state-of-art screening technology to determine whether it is possible to detect early signs of cancer in healthy volunteers with the use of a simple blood test. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/new-study-aims-to-find-cancer-in-healthy-volunteers-with-a-simple-blood-test2016-10-18T07:00:00Z
Cross-border cancer research partnership formed Cross-border cancer research partnership formed Vancouver – The BC Cancer Agency, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance have formed a new partnership to enhance cancer research. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/cross-border-cancer-research-partnership-formed2016-09-22T07:00:00Z
New genetic tests become standard of cancer care in BCNew genetic tests become standard of cancer care in BCVancouver – New multi-gene analysis panels are now available to oncologists and haematologists across British Columbia as provincial diagnostic tools, meaning a more personalized approach to treatment for thousands of eligible cancer patients.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/new-genetic-tests-become-standard-of-cancer-care-in-bc2016-09-07T07:00:00Z
British Columbia adopts new cervical cancer screening policyBritish Columbia adopts new cervical cancer screening policyVancouver – British Columbia is updating its cervical cancer screening policy, recommending women between the ages of 25 to 69 get tested every three years.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/british-columbia-adopts-new-cervical-cancer-screening-policy2016-06-21T07:00:00Z

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