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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
Scientists map the spread of deadliest ovarian cancerScientists map the spread of deadliest ovarian cancerVancouver – BC Cancer Agency researchers are providing critical insight into the invasive spread of the most malignant form of ovarian cancer in a landmark study, published today in Nature Genetics. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/map-spread-of-deadliest-ovarian-cancer2016-05-16T07:00:00Z
$1.9 million will help researchers study how genetic and environmental factors influence metabolic syndrome$1.9 million will help researchers study how genetic and environmental factors influence metabolic syndrome​​VANCOUVER, BC—Research into the effect of air pollution and the built environment on chronic health diseases related to metabolic syndrome will receive $1.9 million.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/$1-9-million-will-help-researchers-study-how-genetic-and-environmental-factors-influence-metabolic-syndrome2016-05-05T07:00:00Z
Researchers find cause of rare gastric cancerResearchers find cause of rare gastric cancerVANCOUVER, B.C. – Today, families around the world have answers as to what’s causing a long history of stomach cancer. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/researchers-find-cause-of-rare-gastric-cancer2016-04-15T07:00:00Z
$1.5 million bridges lab discovery and clinic with new BC Cancer Foundation Clinical Investigator Awards $1.5 million bridges lab discovery and clinic with new BC Cancer Foundation Clinical Investigator Awards http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/new-clinical-investigator-awards2016-02-04T08:00:00Z
British Columbia is taking the right approach to managing cancer of uterus and ovary, new research confirmsBritish Columbia is taking the right approach to managing cancer of uterus and ovary, new research confirmshttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/bc-taking-right-approach-to-cancer-of-uterus-and-ovary2016-02-03T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer Agency launches two digital mammography vehicles to serve women in rural and remote areasBC Cancer Agency launches two digital mammography vehicles to serve women in rural and remote areashttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/bc-cancer-agency-launches-two-digital-mammography-vehicles-to-serve-women-in-rural-and-remote-areas2016-02-01T08:00:00Z

 

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