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Unique study compares cancer incidence and survival between First Nations and non-First Nations people in BC<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/FNHA%20feather%20image%20-%20680x380.png?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Unique study compares cancer incidence and survival between First Nations and non-First Nations people in BCThe study was conducted jointly by the BC Cancer Agency and First Nations Health Authority and shows an overall lower incidence, but also indicates lower survival rates, for most cancers for First Nations people in the province.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/study-compares-cancer-incidence-and-survival-between-first-nations-and-non-first-nations-people-in-bcFind out more about cancer and BC First Nations.
New test can predict treatment outcome for Hodgkin lymphoma patients<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/yDTJm.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New test can predict treatment outcome for Hodgkin lymphoma patientsThe test, called RHL30, can identify a subset of relapsed patients at highest risk of subsequent treatment failure, providing a foundation for informed clinical decision making.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-test-can-predict-treatment-outcome-for-hodgkin-lymphoma-patientsLearn more about lymphoma and RHL30.

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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 BChttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/study-compares-cancer-incidence-and-survival-between-first-nations-and-non-first-nations-people-in-bc2017-09-21T07:00:00Z
New test can predict treatment outcome for Hodgkin lymphoma patientsNew test can predict treatment outcome for Hodgkin lymphoma patientsThe test, called RHL30, can identify a subset of relapsed patients at highest risk of subsequent treatment failure, providing a foundation for informed clinical decision making.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-test-can-predict-treatment-outcome-for-hodgkin-lymphoma-patients2017-09-14T07:00:00Z
Dr. Stuart Peacock wins two 4-year grants from CIHR as Co-Principal InvestigatorDr. Stuart Peacock wins two 4-year grants from CIHR as Co-Principal InvestigatorSix grants were awarded by CIHR this year as part of its Cancer Partnerships for Health System Improvement for Cancer Control. Dr. Peacock will be a Principal Investigator for two of them.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-stuart-peacock-wins-two-4-year-grants-from-cihr-as-co-principal-investigator2017-09-13T07:00:00Z
Dr. Christian Steidl named a Fellow to the Royal Society of CanadaDr. Christian Steidl named a Fellow to the Royal Society of CanadaThis year's new Fellows will be inducted to the academies of the Royal Society of Canada during the Induction and Awards Ceremony on Friday, November 24 at the Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel in Manitoba.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-christin-steidl-named-a-fellow-to-the-royal-society-of-canada2017-09-12T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer scientists win grants to help commercialize ground-breaking technologiesBC Cancer scientists win grants to help commercialize ground-breaking technologiesBC Cancer Agency scientists, Drs. Calum MacAulay and Andrew Minchinton, are among 11 recipients for the inaugural Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) awards from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-scientists-win-grants-to-help-commercialize-ground-breaking-technologies2017-09-07T07:00:00Z

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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
BC Cancer Agency researchers to be part of Cancer Research UK’s Grand ChallengeBC Cancer Agency researchers to be part of Cancer Research UK’s Grand ChallengeVancouver — BC Cancer Agency researcher, Dr. Sam Aparicio, has been announced as a member of one of the first global research teams to be recipients of Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/bc-cancer-agency-researchers-to-be-part-of-cancer-research-uk’s-grand-challenge2017-02-09T08:00:00Z

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