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BC Cancer Summit 2021: Registration is now openBC Cancer Summit 2021: Registration is now openThe Summit provides education, professional development and relationship building opportunities for oncology professionals from all specialties and disciplines.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-summit-2021-registration-now-open2021-09-13T07:00:00Z
New roles added to provide person-centred support for Indigenous patientsNew roles added to provide person-centred support for Indigenous patientsIndigenous Patient Navigators will be based at BC Cancer centres in Vancouver, Kelowna and Prince George to support patients receiving cancer care who identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-roles-to-support-indigenous-patients2021-09-02T07:00:00Z
Recent breakthroughs in prostate and ovarian cancer research help to change livesRecent breakthroughs in prostate and ovarian cancer research help to change livesSeptember is ovarian cancer awareness month and prostate cancer awareness month. Ongoing research into these cancer types are helping to improve patient outcomes every day.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/breakthroughs-in-prostate-and-ovarian-cancer-research2021-09-01T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer pharmacists receive Merit Award for implementation of biosimilar drugs in B.C.BC Cancer pharmacists receive Merit Award for implementation of biosimilar drugs in B.C.The award was given to them from CAPhO for their accomplishment introducing oncology biosimilars for cancer treatments, a project aimed at improving patient care and outcomes. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-pharmacists-receive-merit-award2021-08-30T07:00:00Z
New study examines ‘Achilles heel’ of cancer tumours, paving the way for new treatment strategiesNew study examines ‘Achilles heel’ of cancer tumours, paving the way for new treatment strategiesResearchers have uncovered a weakness in a key enzyme that solid tumour cancer cells rely on to adapt and survive when oxygen levels are low. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/achilles-heel-of-cancer-tumours2021-08-27T07:00:00Z

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