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Screening campaign aims to reduce cancer rates, improve survival for BC First NationsScreening campaign aims to reduce cancer rates, improve survival for BC First Nationshttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2018/screening-campaign-aims-to-reduce-cancer-rates-improve-survival-for-bc-first-nations2018-05-15T07:00:00Z
Scientists uncover “evolutionary arms race” between cancer and immune systemScientists uncover “evolutionary arms race” between cancer and immune systemhttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2018/scientists-uncover-evolutionary-arms-race-between-cancer-and-immune-system2018-05-10T07:00:00Z
Early colon cancer screening test sensitivityEarly colon cancer screening test sensitivityhttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2018/early-colon-cancer-screening-test-sensitivity2018-04-19T07:00:00Z
Canadian pancreatic cancer research team provides personalized medicine, new hope to patientsCanadian pancreatic cancer research team provides personalized medicine, new hope to patientsVANCOUVER – Canadian pancreatic cancer researchers are joining forces under a Terry Fox initiative bringing new hope for patients with this deadly disease. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2018/canadian-pancreatic-cancer-research-team-provides-personalized-medicine-new-hope-to-patients2018-03-07T08:00:00Z
Marking World Cancer Day with new Indigenous cervical screening materialsMarking World Cancer Day with new Indigenous cervical screening materialshttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2018/marking-world-cancer-day-with-new-indigenous-cervical-screening-materials2018-02-05T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer team wins prestigious $11.9-million in project funding to develop novel tests for lymphoma patients who relapseBC Cancer team wins prestigious $11.9-million in project funding to develop novel tests for lymphoma patients who relapseVANCOUVER – Today, a research team at BC Cancer will receive $11.9-million in funding for an innovative precision health project that has the potential to significantly change outcomes for patients facing a relapse of lymphoid cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2018/bc-cancer-team-wins-prestigious-$11-9-million-in-project-funding-to-develop-novel-tests-for-lymphoma-patients-who-relapse2018-01-23T08:00:00Z
Early colon cancer screening test for average-risk patients resumesEarly colon cancer screening test for average-risk patients resumesVancouver — Fecal immunochemical testing, or FIT, part of the early screening process for colon cancer, resumes following a temporary suspension.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/early-colon-cancer-screening-test-for-average-risk-patients-resumes2017-12-14T08:00:00Z
Strategy for improving Indigenous cancer health outcomes launched in BCStrategy for improving Indigenous cancer health outcomes launched in BCSquamish Nation Territory / North Vancouver — A new strategy to improve cancer care and supports for Indigenous peoples across British Columbia was announced today. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/strategy-for-improving-indigenous-cancer-health-outcomes-launched-in-bc2017-12-12T08:00:00Z
Early colon cancer screening test for average-risk patients temporarily suspendedEarly colon cancer screening test for average-risk patients temporarily suspendedFecal immunochemical testing, or FIT, part of the early screening process for colon cancer, has been suspended temporarily for BC residents to ensure tests meet performance standards.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/early-average-risk-colon-cancer-screening-test-temporarily-suspended2017-10-03T07:00:00Z
Unique study compares cancer incidence and survival between First Nations and non-First Nations people in BCUnique study compares cancer incidence and survival between First Nations and non-First Nations people in BCThe first study ever to compare cancer development and survival between First Nations and non-First Nations people in BC shows an overall lower incidence of the disease for First Nations people, but also indicates lower survival rates for most cancers. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/unique-study-compares-cancer-incidence-and-survival-between-first-nations-and-non-first-nations-people-in-bc2017-09-21T07:00:00Z

 

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