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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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Five myths about sun protection<a href="http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/5-myths-sun-protection"><img alt="" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-466612632.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /></a>Five myths about sun protectionBC Cancer Agency dermatologist, Dr. Harvey Lui, dispels the rumours and offers tips and tricks for keeping your skin out of trouble.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/five-myths-about-sun-protectionLearn more
Cutting-edge radiotherapy technology installed at Vancouver Centre<img alt="" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/16.07.17%20Video%20Push%20TL-80.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Cutting-edge radiotherapy technology installed at Vancouver CentreThe first machine of its kind in Canada, VERO™ will treat those diagnosed with rare and hard-to-treat cancers.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/cutting-edge-radiotherapy-technology-installed-at-vancouver-centreLearn more

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Nutrition Classes for Men with Prostate CancerNutrition Classes for Men with Prostate Cancerhttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/events/nutrition-classes-for-men-with-prostate-cancer-in-victoria2016-04-04T18:30:00Z2016-10-25T22:00:00Z
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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
BC Cancer Agency’s new digital mammography vehicle begins summer tour for women in Northern BCBC Cancer Agency’s new digital mammography vehicle begins summer tour for women in Northern BCVancouver – The BC Cancer Agency’s new digital mammography vehicle will be visiting more than 37 Northern communities including Kitimat, Mackenzie and Tumbler Ridge over the next three months. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/bc-cancer-agency’s-new-digital-mammography-vehicle-begins-summer-tour-for-women-in-northern-bc12016-06-01T07:00:00Z
Scientists map the spread of deadliest ovarian cancerScientists map the spread of deadliest ovarian cancerVancouver – BC Cancer Agency researchers are providing critical insight into the invasive spread of the most malignant form of ovarian cancer in a landmark study, published today in Nature Genetics. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/map-spread-of-deadliest-ovarian-cancer2016-05-16T07:00:00Z
$1.9 million will help researchers study how genetic and environmental factors influence metabolic syndrome$1.9 million will help researchers study how genetic and environmental factors influence metabolic syndrome​​VANCOUVER, BC—Research into the effect of air pollution and the built environment on chronic health diseases related to metabolic syndrome will receive $1.9 million.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/$1-9-million-will-help-researchers-study-how-genetic-and-environmental-factors-influence-metabolic-syndrome2016-05-05T07:00:00Z
Researchers find cause of rare gastric cancerResearchers find cause of rare gastric cancerVANCOUVER, B.C. – Today, families around the world have answers as to what’s causing a long history of stomach cancer. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/researchers-find-cause-of-rare-gastric-cancer2016-04-15T07:00:00Z

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