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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 BChttp://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 Challengehttp://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
Innovative pilot project launched to accelerate precision medicine in CanadaInnovative pilot project launched to accelerate precision medicine in Canadahttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/the-terry-fox-research-institute-princess-margaret-cancer-centre-and-bc-cancer-agency-launch-innovative-pilot-project-to-a2017-02-02T08:00:00Z
BC scientists play major role in international effort to map the human epigenomeBC scientists play major role in international effort to map the human epigenomeVancouver – BC scientists and their colleagues from across the globe have made a major leap forward in understanding how the human body’s trillions of cells develop from a single genetic template, and how those genes interact with the environment. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/bc-scientists-play-major-role-in-international-effort-to-map-the-human-epigenome2016-11-17T08:00:00Z
New study aims to find cancer in healthy volunteers with a simple blood testNew study aims to find cancer in healthy volunteers with a simple blood testVancouver – A new pilot study launched at the BC Cancer Agency aims to use state-of-art screening technology to determine whether it is possible to detect early signs of cancer in healthy volunteers with the use of a simple blood test. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/new-study-aims-to-find-cancer-in-healthy-volunteers-with-a-simple-blood-test2016-10-18T07:00:00Z
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

 

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