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A comprehensive cancer control program for BC

​​The BC Cancer Agency covers the entire spectrum of cancer care, from prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.

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2015 Research Report<img alt="" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/ResearchReport2015_Final_Cover-small.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />2015 Research ReportIn 2015, a BC Cancer Agency-designed prostate cancer drug entered clinical trials. Our scientists developed a new method for single cell sequencing. Our world-leading Personalized Onco-Genomics enrolled more than 260 new patients. And much more.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2015-research-reportRead more
New genetic tests become standard of cancer care in BC<img alt="" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/panel%20gene%20test.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New genetic tests become standard of cancer care in BCThese are the first gene panels to be available province-wide and as part of standard cancer care in Canada for acquired cancers. Tests of this kind are only available at the top few cancer care institutions in the world.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-genetic-tests-become-standard-of-cancer-care-in-bcLearn more

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Nutrition Classes for Men with Prostate CancerNutrition Classes for Men with Prostate Cancerhttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/events/nutrition-classes-for-men-with-prostate-cancer-in-victoria2016-04-04T18:30:00Z2016-10-25T22:00:00Z
Knitting & Textile Arts GroupKnitting & Textile Arts Grouphttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/events/knitting-textile-arts-group2016-09-01T07:00:00Z2016-12-29T08:00:00Z
After Active Treatment: Healing and Recovery StrategiesAfter Active Treatment: Healing and Recovery Strategieshttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/events/after-active-treatment-healing-and-recovery-strategies2016-09-29T20:30:00Z2016-12-15T23:30:00Z
Managing Life with CancerManaging Life with Cancerhttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/events/managing-life-with-cancer2016-10-17T23:00:00Z2016-11-03T23:00:00Z
2017 Gynecologic Cancer Education Forum2017 Gynecologic Cancer Education Forumhttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/events/gynecologic-cancer-education-forum2017-03-04T17:30:00Z2017-03-04T22:30:00Z

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Cross-border cancer research partnership formed Cross-border cancer research partnership formed Vancouver – The BC Cancer Agency, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance have formed a new partnership to enhance cancer research. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/cross-border-cancer-research-partnership-formed2016-09-22T07:00:00Z
New genetic tests become standard of cancer care in BCNew genetic tests become standard of cancer care in BCVancouver – New multi-gene analysis panels are now available to oncologists and haematologists across British Columbia as provincial diagnostic tools, meaning a more personalized approach to treatment for thousands of eligible cancer patients.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/new-genetic-tests-become-standard-of-cancer-care-in-bc2016-09-07T07:00:00Z
British Columbia adopts new cervical cancer screening policyBritish Columbia adopts new cervical cancer screening policyVancouver – British Columbia is updating its cervical cancer screening policy, recommending women between the ages of 25 to 69 get tested every three years.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/british-columbia-adopts-new-cervical-cancer-screening-policy2016-06-21T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer Agency’s new digital mammography vehicle begins summer tour for women in Northern BCBC Cancer Agency’s new digital mammography vehicle begins summer tour for women in Northern BCVancouver – The BC Cancer Agency’s new digital mammography vehicle will be visiting more than 37 Northern communities including Kitimat, Mackenzie and Tumbler Ridge over the next three months. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/bc-cancer-agency’s-new-digital-mammography-vehicle-begins-summer-tour-for-women-in-northern-bc12016-06-01T07:00:00Z
Scientists map the spread of deadliest ovarian cancerScientists map the spread of deadliest ovarian cancerVancouver – BC Cancer Agency researchers are providing critical insight into the invasive spread of the most malignant form of ovarian cancer in a landmark study, published today in Nature Genetics. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/map-spread-of-deadliest-ovarian-cancer2016-05-16T07:00:00Z

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