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BC Cancer and Foundation strengthen partnership to break down cancer<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/BCCancer_logo%20-%20354x236.png?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer and Foundation strengthen partnership to break down cancerThe BC Cancer Agency, in partnership with the BC Cancer Foundation, has announced a bold new identity. By revitalizing and aligning the partnership between both organizations, BC CAN change outcomes for British Columbians facing cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-and-foundation-strengthen-partnership-to-break-down-cancerLearn more about our new partnership and visual identity.
BC Cancer researchers listed among the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/Karen%20Gelmon%202017%20-354x236.png?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer researchers listed among the World’s Most Influential Scientific MindsOnce again, BC Cancer scientists have been listed among the most highly cited researchers in the fields of Clinical Medicine and Molecular Biology and Genetics. Dr. Karen Gelmon discusses her research in Clinical Medicine at BC Cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer%E2%80%99s-dr-karen-gelmon-listed-among-the-world%E2%80%99s-most-influential-scientific-mindsLearn more about Dr. Gelmon's research.
BC Cancer VP of Research Receives Nuclear Medicine Award<a href="http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-vp-of-research-receives-nuclear-medicine-award"><img alt="Francois Benard 2016" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/Francois%20Bernard%20-%20website%20680x380.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /></a>BC Cancer VP of Research Receives Nuclear Medicine Award​The Western Region Society of Nuclear Medicine (WRSNM) has honored Dr. François Bénard from the BC Cancer Agency with the presentation of its Distinguished Scientist Award.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-vp-of-research-receives-nuclear-medicine-awardRead more about the award and Dr. Benard's accomplishments in the field of nuclear medicine.

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BC Cancer researchers listed among the World’s Most Influential Scientific MindsBC Cancer researchers listed among the World’s Most Influential Scientific MindsOnce again, BC Cancer scientists have been listed among the most highly cited researchers in the fields of Clinical Medicine and Molecular Biology and Genetics. Dr. Karen Gelmon discusses her research in Clinical Medicine at BC Cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer’s-dr-karen-gelmon-listed-among-the-world’s-most-influential-scientific-minds2017-12-07T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer and Foundation strengthen partnership to break down cancerBC Cancer and Foundation strengthen partnership to break down cancerThe BC Cancer Agency, in partnership with the BC Cancer Foundation, has announced a bold new identity.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-and-foundation-strengthen-partnership-to-break-down-cancer2017-11-14T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer VP of Research Receives Nuclear Medicine AwardBC Cancer VP of Research Receives Nuclear Medicine Award​The Western Region Society of Nuclear Medicine (WRSNM) has honored Dr. François Bénard from the BC Cancer Agency with the presentation of its Distinguished Scientist Award.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-vp-of-research-receives-nuclear-medicine-award2017-11-09T08:00:00Z
“I feel at home here”: BC Cancer’s Centre for the North celebrates five years of exceptional patient-centred care“I feel at home here”: BC Cancer’s Centre for the North celebrates five years of exceptional patient-centred careAfter receiving more than 130 chemotherapy treatments at BC Cancer’s Centre for the North, Yolanda Antonio, is grateful to be able to stay so close to home.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/centre-for-the-north-five-years-of-exceptional-patient-centred-care2017-10-30T07:00:00Z
Three BC Cancer Agency associated research projects receive millions in Canadian fundingThree BC Cancer Agency associated research projects receive millions in Canadian funding​Three research projects associated with BC Cancer Agency scientists were recently awarded millions of dollars in infrastructure funding from the Government of Canada.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/three-bc-cancer-agency-associated-research-projects-receive-millions-in-canadian-funding2017-10-13T07:00:00Z

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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
Unique study compares cancer incidence and survival between First Nations and non-First Nations people in BCUnique study compares cancer incidence and survival between First Nations and non-First Nations people in BCThe first study ever to compare cancer development and survival between First Nations and non-First Nations people in BC shows an overall lower incidence of the disease for First Nations people, but also indicates lower survival rates for most cancers. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/unique-study-compares-cancer-incidence-and-survival-between-first-nations-and-non-first-nations-people-in-bc2017-09-21T07:00:00Z
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

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