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BC Cancer Breast Screening: screening mammography services in BC to be provided under new program nameBC Cancer Breast Screening: screening mammography services in BC to be provided under new program nameThe Screening Mammography Program – BC Cancer’s population-based screening program for breast screening in BC – is changing its program name today to BC Cancer Breast Screening.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-breast-screening-new-program-name2018-02-20T08:00:00Z
World Cancer Day – BC CAN move the dial on cancerWorld Cancer Day – BC CAN move the dial on cancerThis Sunday, February 4 is World Cancer Day, a global event to unite the world’s population in the fight against cancer. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/world-cancer-day-–-bc-can-move-the-dial-on-cancer2018-02-02T08:00:00Z
Cancer and smoking: why quitting may be the best treatment optionCancer and smoking: why quitting may be the best treatment optionFor National Non-Smoking Week, Dr. Renelle Myers, Thoracic Interventional Respirologist at BC Cancer, discusses her work on smoking cessation and why quitting is so important, even after a cancer diagnosis.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/cancer-and-smoking-why-quitting-may-be-the-best-treatment-option2018-01-25T08:00:00Z
Practice good sun sense this winterPractice good sun sense this winterDuring the long dark days of winter, the urge to get outside when the sun comes out can be irresistible in beautiful British Columbia. Just make sure to continue practicing good sun safety.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/practice-good-sun-sense-this-winter2018-01-08T08:00:00Z
Cancer and the holiday seasonCancer and the holiday seasonThe holiday season can be a particularly difficult time for cancer patients and those that love and care for them. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/cancer-and-the-holiday-season2017-12-21T08:00:00Z

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Marking World Cancer Day with New Indigenous Cervical Screening MaterialsMarking World Cancer Day with New Indigenous Cervical Screening Materialshttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2018/marking-world-cancer-day-with-new-indigenous-cervical-screening-materials2018-02-05T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer team wins prestigious $11.9-million in project funding to develop novel tests for lymphoma patients who relapseBC Cancer team wins prestigious $11.9-million in project funding to develop novel tests for lymphoma patients who relapseVANCOUVER – Today, a research team at BC Cancer will receive $11.9-million in funding for an innovative precision health project that has the potential to significantly change outcomes for patients facing a relapse of lymphoid cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2018/bc-cancer-team-wins-prestigious-$11-9-million-in-project-funding-to-develop-novel-tests-for-lymphoma-patients-who-relapse2018-01-23T08:00:00Z
Early colon cancer screening test for average-risk patients resumesEarly colon cancer screening test for average-risk patients resumesVancouver — Fecal immunochemical testing, or FIT, part of the early screening process for colon cancer, resumes following a temporary suspension.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/early-colon-cancer-screening-test-for-average-risk-patients-resumes2017-12-14T08:00:00Z
Strategy for improving Indigenous cancer health outcomes launched in BCStrategy for improving Indigenous cancer health outcomes launched in BCSquamish Nation Territory / North Vancouver — A new strategy to improve cancer care and supports for Indigenous peoples across British Columbia was announced today. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/strategy-for-improving-indigenous-cancer-health-outcomes-launched-in-bc2017-12-12T08:00:00Z
Early colon cancer screening test for average-risk patients temporarily suspendedEarly colon cancer screening test for average-risk patients temporarily suspendedFecal immunochemical testing, or FIT, part of the early screening process for colon cancer, has been suspended temporarily for BC residents to ensure tests meet performance standards.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/early-average-risk-colon-cancer-screening-test-temporarily-suspended2017-10-03T07:00:00Z

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