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2016 Report to the Community<a href="http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2016-report-to-the-community"><img alt="cover of BC Cancer Agency's 2016 Report to the Community" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/2016%20RttC%20report%20cover%20-%20354x236.png?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /></a>2016 Report to the CommunityThere were a number of important advances for BC Cancer Agency last year. ​This inaugural Report to the Community highlights some of the exciting work that took place across the province.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2016-report-to-the-communityRead the report.
2016 Research Report<a href="http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2016-research-report1"><img alt="cover of BC Cancer Agency's 2016 Research Report" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/2016%20Research%20Report%20cover%20-%20354x236.png?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /></a>2016 Research ReportBC Cancer Agency made a number of significant research advances in 2016. Our annual Research Report highlights these achievements and celebrates the leadership of women in cancer research. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2016-research-report1Read the report.

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Cancer screening: self-care that can save your lifeCancer screening: self-care that can save your lifeInternational Self-Care Day is July 24. Self-care is an important element of maintaining your overall health. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/cancer-screening-self-care-that-can-save-your-life2017-07-20T07:00:00Z
2016 Research Report2016 Research ReportThe 2016 Research Report covers research achievements from across the BC Cancer Agency.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2016-research-report12017-07-19T07:00:00Z
2016 Report to the Community2016 Report to the Community2016 was a year of important advances for the BC Cancer Agency.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2016-report-to-the-community2017-07-10T07:00:00Z
Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017Today the Canadian Cancer Society released its annual statistical report Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017, providing the most up to date estimates of cancer burden in Canada. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/canadian-cancer-statistics-20172017-06-20T07:00:00Z
How much sun is too much sun?How much sun is too much sun?While some sunlight is beneficial, an overabundance of it can be harmful due to the negative effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. These invisible rays of sunlight are able to cause skin damage, and they are a proven human carcinogen. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/how-much-sun-is-too-much-sun2017-06-07T07:00:00Z

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BC scientists uncover new subtypes of ovarian cancer with new potential treatment strategiesBC scientists uncover new subtypes of ovarian cancer with new potential treatment strategiesVancouver – BC Cancer Agency scientists have uncovered seven new subtypes of ovarian cancer, which could result in new treatment strategies for some ovarian cancer patients including those that do not respond well to chemotherapy.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/bc-scientists-uncover-new-subtypes-of-ovarian-cancer-with-new-potential-treatment-strategies2017-05-16T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer Agency improving services and patient-centered care for Fraser ValleyBC Cancer Agency improving services and patient-centered care for Fraser ValleySurrey – BC Cancer Agency’s Fraser Valley Centre is expanding with a new chemotherapy unit with more research space and enhanced patient-focused services to improve cancer care for patients and families in the Fraser Valley region.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/bc-cancer-agency-improving-services-and-patient-centered-care-for-fraser-valley2017-03-27T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer Agency unveils new Indigenous art at six cancer centres across BCBC Cancer Agency unveils new Indigenous art at six cancer centres across BCVancouver – BC Cancer Agency is unveiling new Indigenous artwork at its six Centres around the province, creating a safe, welcoming cultural space for Indigenous patients and reflecting the traditional territories on which the Centres sit.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/bc-cancer-agency-unveils-new-indigenous-art-at-six-cancer-centres-across-bc2017-02-28T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer Agency researchers to be part of Cancer Research UK’s Grand ChallengeBC Cancer Agency researchers to be part of Cancer Research UK’s Grand ChallengeVancouver — BC Cancer Agency researcher, Dr. Sam Aparicio, has been announced as a member of one of the first global research teams to be recipients of Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/bc-cancer-agency-researchers-to-be-part-of-cancer-research-uk’s-grand-challenge2017-02-09T08:00:00Z
Innovative pilot project launched to accelerate precision medicine in CanadaInnovative pilot project launched to accelerate precision medicine in CanadaToronto — In a national first, the Terry Fox Research Institute and two leading cancer centres—Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto and BC Cancer Agency in Vancouver—are launching a pilot project to accelerate precision medicine for cancer patients.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/the-terry-fox-research-institute-princess-margaret-cancer-centre-and-bc-cancer-agency-launch-innovative-pilot-project-to-a2017-02-02T08:00:00Z

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