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BC Cancer and BCCDC scientist launches study on misinformation<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Cheryl%20and%20Timothy.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer and BCCDC scientist launches study on misinformationA grant from the Canadian Cancer Society will help Dr. Cheryl Peters and her colleagues in B.C. and Alberta study cancer misinformation online and ultimately aim to reduce cancer incidence rates in Canada.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-and-bccdc-scientist-launches-study-on-misinformation2024-05-21T07:00:00Z
Five myths about sun protection<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/sunsafety_image.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Five myths about sun protectionAs the days grow longer, sleeves inevitably grow shorter. Warmth and sunshine can make us feel great, but ultraviolet radiation can also cause skin cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/five-myths-about-sun-protection2024-05-06T07:00:00Z
New BC Cancer centre in Nanaimo moves forward<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/NRGH%20cancer%20biz%20case_Dix%20at%20podium.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New BC Cancer centre in Nanaimo moves forwardhttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/new-bc-cancer-centre-in-nanaimo-moves-forward2024-04-16T07:00:00Z
Celebrating dietitians and Nutrition Month<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Copy%20of%20Copy%20of%20Copy%20of%20Copy%20of%20Copy%20of%20Copy%20of%20Copy%20of%20PHSA%20News%20FeatureRegular%20Image%20template%20(43).jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Celebrating dietitians and Nutrition MonthIn recognition of National Nutrition Month in March and Dietitian Day, March 20, we spoke to two BC Cancer dietitians who work to provide the best care and information possible to patients.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/celebrating-dietitians-and-nutrition-month2024-03-18T07:00:00Z
Naushin Hooda: Rising to the occasion to find health care solutions<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Naushin%20Hooda_image.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Naushin Hooda: Rising to the occasion to find health care solutionsIn honour of Pharmacy Appreciation Month, we’re celebrating Naushin Hooda, provincial pharmacy education and residency coordinator at BC Cancer on being recognized with a Pharmacy Practice + Business 2023 Rising Star Award.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/naushin-hooda-rising-to-the-occasion-to-find-health-care-solutions2024-03-11T07:00:00Z
Life-saving cancer therapy now being provided in British Columbia<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/cart_announcement.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Life-saving cancer therapy now being provided in British Columbia​Cancer patients affected by certain advanced leukemias and lymphomas now have better access to CAR-T therapy closer to home, as the therapy becomes available in the province.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/life-saving-cancer-therapy-now-being-provided-in-bc2024-03-10T08:00:00Z
In memoriam: Remembering Dr. Connie Eaves, a world-renowned pioneer in stem cell research<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ConnieEaves.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />In memoriam: Remembering Dr. Connie Eaves, a world-renowned pioneer in stem cell researchIt is with deep sadness that we share news of the passing of Dr. Connie Eaves, distinguished scientist at BC Cancer’s Terry Fox Laboratory and professor in the Department of Medical Genetics and the School of Biomedical Engineering at UBC.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/in-memorium-remembering-dr-connie-eaves-a-world-renowned-pioneer-in-stem-cell-research12024-03-08T08:00:00Z
RFQ issued for the new BC Cancer centre at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/KamloopsRFQ.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />RFQ issued for the new BC Cancer centre at Royal Inland Hospital in KamloopsPeople in Kamloops and surrounding regions are a step closer to a new BC Cancer centre at Royal Inland Hospital with the issuing of the Request for Qualifications (RFQ).http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/rfq-issued-for-the-new-bc-cancer-centre-at-royal-inland-hospital-kamloops2024-02-15T08:00:00Z
International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Q&A with postdoctoral research fellow Maryam Sharifiaghdam<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Maryam%20Sharifiaghdam%20resized.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Q&A with postdoctoral research fellow Maryam Sharifiaghdamhttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/international-day-of-women-and-girls-in-science-q-a-with-postdoctoral-research-fellow-maryam-sharifiaghdam2024-02-09T08:00:00Z
New BC Cancer centre in Kamloops moves forward<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/dixkamloopsbp.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New BC Cancer centre in Kamloops moves forwardThe new BC Cancer Centre will bring cancer care closer to home for patients and families in Kamloops and surrounding areas.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-bc-cancer-centre-in-kamloops-moves-forward2024-02-08T08:00:00Z

 
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