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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
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

 

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