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Researchers find long-term cumulative exposure to air pollution associated with lung cancer in never-smokersResearchers find long-term cumulative exposure to air pollution associated with lung cancer in never-smokersSmokers are more likely to kick the habit in January, however new research suggests lifetime exposure to air pollution may be causing an increase in lung cancer diagnoses in people who do not smoke. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/long-term-exposure-to-air-pollution-associated-with-lung-cancer2023-01-16T08:00:00Z
CLIC-01 Clinical Trial: Building BC Cancer’s capabilities in cutting-edge immunotherapyCLIC-01 Clinical Trial: Building BC Cancer’s capabilities in cutting-edge immunotherapyBC Cancer’s immunotherapy team has developed the expertise and infrastructure to create genetically engineered immune cells for the treatment of life-threatening blood cancers. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/clic-01-clinical-trial-building-bc-cancer’s-capabilities-in-cutting-edge-immunotherapy2023-01-12T08:00:00Z
Cutting edge technology treats first patient in KelownaCutting edge technology treats first patient in KelownaThe first-in-Canada Ethos radiation therapy unit uses artificial intelligence to customize treatmenthttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/cutting-edge-technology-treats-first-patient-in-kelowna2023-01-09T08:00:00Z
Dr. Renelle Myers receives BC Cancer Excellence Award as Patient Care Champion, nominated by staffDr. Renelle Myers receives BC Cancer Excellence Award as Patient Care Champion, nominated by staffA Patient Care Champion is a staff member or physician who helps improve patients’ experience, quality of life, quality of care and/or knowledge of the cancer system – either directly or indirectly, acting as a role model for others.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-renelle-myers-receives-bc-cancer-excellence-award-as-patient-care-champion-nominated-by-staff2022-12-23T08:00:00Z
Julie Nager, Joanna Bethune, Jacqualine Wong and Rupinder Sidhu receive BC Cancer Excellence Award as Patient Care Champions, nominated by patientsJulie Nager, Joanna Bethune, Jacqualine Wong and Rupinder Sidhu receive BC Cancer Excellence Award as Patient Care Champions, nominated by patientsA Patient Care Champion is a staff member or physician who helps improve patients’ experience, quality of life, quality of care and/or knowledge of the cancer system – either directly or indirectly, acting as a role model for others.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/julie-nager-joanna-bethune-jacqualine-wong-and-rupinder-sidhu-receive-bc-cancer-excellence-award-as-patient-care-champion2022-12-22T08:00:00Z

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