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Coming Events

Updated November 14, 2014

Returning to Work

Date: Feb 19 and 26, mornings.
Location: BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Centre
This program includes vocational assessment, resource referral, information, advocacy assistance and counselling related to rehabilitation issues for patients and family members.
To register: contact: Patient and Family Counseling 604-877-6000 ext 672194.

Arts-based Support Group for Young Adults with Cancer

Date: Nov  20, 27, varying times
Locations: BC Cancer Agency Vancouver and Abbotsford Centres, connected through video-link.
The group will be led though different art-based exercises and will be facilitated by an art therapist. Those present will have the time to connect with other group members. No previous art experience necessary. You are eligible to participate in this research project if you are registered with the BC Cancer Agency and are between the ages of 19 and 40. You may be newly diagnosed, undergoing treatment of post-treatment.
To register: call 604-877-6000 ext. 672184

BC Cancer Foundation’s 8th Annual Jingle Mingle

Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: The Fairmont Empress, Victoria
The anticipation is running high for Jingle Mingle, Victoria’s premier fundraising event, a sophisticated holiday cocktail party and auction for 300 guests that features a number of Winter Wonderland surprises! Funds raised support life-saving cancer research projects at the BC Cancer Agency’s Trev & Joyce Deeley Research Centre that are shaping the future of cancer care on Vancouver Island and beyond.
For more information: Visit

Memory and Attention Adaptation Training (MAAT)

Date: Jan 19-March 16, 2015
Location: BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Centre
MAAT is a brief, behavioural skills program developed for cancer survivors who self-report problems with attention and memory associated with cancer related chemotherapy. Suitable for those who have:
• Had a decline in memory and attention since chemotherapy
• Had chemotherapy in the last two years
• Finished chemotherapy
• No other medical condition that affects memory and attention (for example Alzheimer's, brain injury, learning disability, etc)
To register: call 604-877-6000 ext 672194

Lymphoid Cancer Education Forum

Date: May 22, 2015
Time:9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Location: Jewish Community Centre
950 West 41st Avenue
 The latest in research and care for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Hodgkin Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL).

Registration required by May 8th, 2015
Cost:  $20 per person* (includes refreshments & lunch)

Payable by cash or cheque
Please make your cheque payable to: BC Cancer Foundation and mail to:
BC Cancer Agency – Patient & Family Counselling
600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4E6

To register call: 
604.877.6000 ext 672196 or
1.800.663.3333 ext 672196