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Researchers find long-term cumulative exposure to air pollution associated with lung cancer in never-smokers<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Air%20pollution%20resized.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Researchers find long-term cumulative exposure to air pollution associated with lung cancer in never-smokersSmokers are more likely to kick the habit in January, however new research suggests lifetime exposure to air pollution may be causing an increase in lung cancer diagnoses in people who do not smoke. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/long-term-exposure-to-air-pollution-associated-with-lung-cancer2023-01-16T08:00:00Z
CLIC-01 Clinical Trial: Building BC Cancer’s capabilities in cutting-edge immunotherapy<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/CLIC%20Trial.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />CLIC-01 Clinical Trial: Building BC Cancer’s capabilities in cutting-edge immunotherapyBC Cancer’s immunotherapy team has developed the expertise and infrastructure to create genetically engineered immune cells for the treatment of life-threatening blood cancers. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/clic-01-clinical-trial-building-bc-cancer’s-capabilities-in-cutting-edge-immunotherapy2023-01-12T08:00:00Z
Cutting edge technology treats first patient in Kelowna<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Ethos%20unit.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Cutting edge technology treats first patient in KelownaThe first-in-Canada Ethos radiation therapy unit uses artificial intelligence to customize treatmenthttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/cutting-edge-technology-treats-first-patient-in-kelowna2023-01-09T08:00:00Z
Dr. Renelle Myers receives BC Cancer Excellence Award as Patient Care Champion, nominated by staff<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/drmyers_photo4.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Renelle Myers receives BC Cancer Excellence Award as Patient Care Champion, nominated by staffA Patient Care Champion is a staff member or physician who helps improve patients’ experience, quality of life, quality of care and/or knowledge of the cancer system – either directly or indirectly, acting as a role model for others.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-renelle-myers-receives-bc-cancer-excellence-award-as-patient-care-champion-nominated-by-staff2022-12-23T08:00:00Z
Julie Nager, Joanna Bethune, Jacqualine Wong and Rupinder Sidhu receive BC Cancer Excellence Award as Patient Care Champions, nominated by patients<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/radiationtherapistteam_photo1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Julie Nager, Joanna Bethune, Jacqualine Wong and Rupinder Sidhu receive BC Cancer Excellence Award as Patient Care Champions, nominated by patientsA Patient Care Champion is a staff member or physician who helps improve patients’ experience, quality of life, quality of care and/or knowledge of the cancer system – either directly or indirectly, acting as a role model for others.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/julie-nager-joanna-bethune-jacqualine-wong-and-rupinder-sidhu-receive-bc-cancer-excellence-award-as-patient-care-champion2022-12-22T08:00:00Z
Lois Smith receives BC Cancer Excellence Award for Unsung Hero<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/loissmith_photo3.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Lois Smith receives BC Cancer Excellence Award for Unsung HeroAn Unsung Hero is someone who is always ready to help out, and who demonstrates an ongoing pattern of going above and beyond the scope of their job. This person makes a positive impact on those around them and the organization.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/lois-smith-receives-bc-cancer-excellence-award-for-unsung-hero2022-12-21T08:00:00Z
The Cervix Screening HPV Pilot Implementation Team receives BC Cancer Excellence Award for Innovation and Discovery in Action<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/cervixscreeningteam_photo.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The Cervix Screening HPV Pilot Implementation Team receives BC Cancer Excellence Award for Innovation and Discovery in ActionThe Innovation and Discovery in Action Award recognizes a team that works together to advance cancer care resulting in a significant improvement in knowledge, practice or process.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/the-cervix-screening-hpv-pilot-implementation-team-receives-bc-cancer-excellence-award-for-innovation-and-discovery-in-acti2022-12-20T08:00:00Z
The Abbotsford Pharmacy team receives BC Cancer Excellence Award for Teamwork and Collaboration in Action<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/abbotsfordpharmacy_photo2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The Abbotsford Pharmacy team receives BC Cancer Excellence Award for Teamwork and Collaboration in ActionThe Teamwork and Collaboration in Action award recognizes a team that is a model for others on how to work together to build relationships and effect change.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/the-abbotsford-pharmacy-team-receives-bc-cancer-excellence-award-for-teamwork-and-collaboration-in-action2022-12-20T08:00:00Z
Dr. Arefeh Rouhi receives BC Cancer Excellence Award for Workplace Inspiration<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/drrouhi_photo.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Arefeh Rouhi receives BC Cancer Excellence Award for Workplace InspirationThe Workplace Inspiration Award recognizes a person with an unyielding ability to inspire, encourage and motivate those around them.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-arefeh-rouhi-receives-bc-cancer-excellence-award-for-workplace-inspiration2022-12-16T08:00:00Z
Dr. Dixie L. Mager awarded Doctors of BC Terry Fox Medal<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/coverphoto.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Dixie L. Mager awarded Doctors of BC Terry Fox MedalThe Terry Fox Medal recognizes outstanding individuals with a track record of making a difference in cancer care.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-dixie-l-mager-awarded-doctors-of-bc-terry-fox-medal2022-12-15T08:00:00Z

 
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