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Coming Events

Updated March 21, 2014


Lymphoid Cancer Education Forum
presented by the BC Cancer Agency and BC Cancer Foundation

Date: Friday, April 4, 2014
Time: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Description: The latest in research and care for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Hodgkin Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia for patients, families and their supporters.

This year, event organizers are offering more ways for people who want to participate in the Lymphoid Forum.


*Pre-registration is required if attending at any of the Cancer Centres.


Venues:

Vancouver
Attend in person
Jewish Community Centre
950 West 41st Avenue
604.877.6000 ext 672196 or 1.800.663.3333 ext 672196


Victoria – Vancouver Island Centre
Attend live webcast with other patients and family members
2410 Lee Avenue
250.519.5525 or 1.800.670.3322 ext 695525


Kelowna – Sindi Ahluwalia Hawkins Centre for the Southern Interior
Attend live webcast with other patients and family members
399 Royal Avenue
250.712.3963 or 1.888.563.7773 ext 683963


Webcast: 
This event will be webcast live at our Victoria and Kelowna Centres.
The webcast link will be available on the BC Cancer Agency web site on April 4, 2014. 

So you also have the option of “attending” from your home computer.


Cost: $20 per person* (includes refreshments and lunch). Payable by cash or cheque. Cheque must be made payable to BC Cancer Foundation and mailed to the following address:

BC Cancer Agency – Patient & Family Counselling
600 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4E6

To register:
Seating is limited so registration is required by March 21, 2014. Call 604.877.6000 ext 672196 or 1.800.663.3333 ext 672196.

*If financial restrictions keep you from attending, please contact us. 


Art Therapy for those affected by a Brain Tumour

Date:
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue: BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Centre, John Jambor Room, 600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver 

Description: This event is for brain tumour patients and their loved ones. The session will begin with a support group style check-in, followed by an art therapy session led by Dr. Cathie Dunlop, BC Cancer Agency art therapist.

The session will include:
• Information on art therapy as a restorative practice and a helpful tool in the cancer journey
• Facilitated group art-making activities (No previous art experience necessary)
• Suggestions about how to use art as therapy in your daily life

*Nutritious refreshments will be served


The Ride to Conquer Cancer
presented by the BC Cancer Foundation

Date:
June 14-15, 2014

Gear up for The Ride of a lifetime with the Ride to Conquer Cancer® presented by Silver Wheaton benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation. Over the course of two incredible days, you’ll cycle through the scenic Pacific Northwest in an unforgettable quest to conquer cancer.

This Ride isn’t just for cyclists or athletes – it’s for anyone who wants to take a stand against cancer. It will be an exhilarating, life-changing experience, not only for you, but for the thousands of lives touched by your efforts. Four routes are being offered in 2014, including two Classic Routes, and two Challenge Routes with finish lines in Seattle and Vancouver.

Register Today! 


The Underwear Affair
presented by the BC Cancer Foundation

Date:
July, 5, 2014

Join BC Cancer Foundation’s Underwear Affair® and help uncover the cure for below-the-waist cancers. Run the competitive 10K, walk the fun 5K or Booty Hunt through the streets and show Vancouver that there’s absolutely no shame in bringing a little awareness to down there-ness.

The fun continues even after you cross the finish line with the EXPOsed After Party. Grab a well deserved drink and dance the night away with your fellow participants!

It’s time to hit below-the-waist cancers where it hurts.

Register Today!


Concrete Hero
presented by the BC Cancer Foundation

Date: August 17, 2014

Concrete Hero is The Ultimate Urban Obstacle Challenge benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation. People of all ages and athletic abilities will challenge themselves in a unique, urban obstacle adventure along a 9km chip-timed route through the streets and alleyways of downtown Vancouver to become heroes in their hometown.

Register Today! or call 604-488-HERO (4376) for more information.