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First in Canada lung screening program announced in BC<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/lungscreening4.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />First in Canada lung screening program announced in BCThe program will help save lives by detecting lung cancer earlier. Once the program is fully implemented across the province, approximately 20,000 people per year would be provided with lung cancer screening. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/first-in-canada-lung-screening-program-announced-in-bc2020-09-16T07:00:00Z
First patient scanned at new BC Cancer – Kelowna PET/CT<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/_DSC4940.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />First patient scanned at new BC Cancer – Kelowna PET/CTThe provincial PET/CT expansion increases capacity for all British Columbianshttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/first-patient-scanned-at-new-bc-cancer-–-kelowna-pet-ct-22020-08-19T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer researchers uncover why some HPV strains may lead to more aggressive forms of cervical cancer<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Marra%20cervical%20cancer.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer researchers uncover why some HPV strains may lead to more aggressive forms of cervical cancerThe joint study evaluated tumour samples from women in Uganda where incidence of cervical cancer is on the risehttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-researchers-uncover-why-some-hpv-strains-may-lead-to-more-aggressive-forms-of-cervical-cancer2020-08-10T07:00:00Z
New cancer centre coming to Surrey<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/new_cancer_centre_coming_surrey.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New cancer centre coming to SurreyPeople living in Surrey and surrounding communities will soon have improved access to cancer care with the addition of a regional cancer centre at the second Surrey hospital.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-cancer-centre-coming-to-surrey2020-08-06T07:00:00Z
One year later: Victoria PET/CT supports residents on Vancouver Island and across B.C.<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/PETCT%20Opening%20Victoria.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />One year later: Victoria PET/CT supports residents on Vancouver Island and across B.C.New, state-of-the-art scanner brought enhanced care closer to home for Vancouver Island and improved provincial capacity.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/one-year-later-victoria-pet-ct-supports-residents-on-vancouver-island2020-07-22T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer study shows areas of cost savings in new cancer drug treatment<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/pharmacy_group_photo.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer study shows areas of cost savings in new cancer drug treatmentThe study, published in the Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice, recommends a different packaging volume to save money and reduce wastehttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-study-shows-areas-of-cost-savings-in-new-cancer-drug-treatment2020-07-07T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer researchers and clinicians take top spots at 2020 Canadian Cancer Trials Group awards<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/four%20gold%20stars_CCTG.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer researchers and clinicians take top spots at 2020 Canadian Cancer Trials Group awardsThe national academic-led research group gives four recognition awards – BC Cancer scooped up three.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-researchers-and-clinicians-take-top-spots-at-2020-canadian-cancer-trials-group-awards2020-06-30T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer trainee Gillian Carleton receives prestigious Vanier scholarship<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Gillian%20Carleton.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer trainee Gillian Carleton receives prestigious Vanier scholarshipThe Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is arguably one of the most prestigious graduate scholarship awards in Canada. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-trainee-gillian-carleton-receives-prestigious-vanier-scholarship2020-06-22T07:00:00Z
UBC and BC Cancer researchers develop new test to better diagnose different types of ovarian cancer<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/ovarian%20cancer%20test.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />UBC and BC Cancer researchers develop new test to better diagnose different types of ovarian cancerThe new test will be able to better diagnose different types of ovarian cancer, a tool that could one day guide and improve treatment options for patients. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/ubc-and-bc-cancer-researchers-develop-new-test-to-better-diagnose-different-types-of-ovarian-cancer2020-06-17T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer continues to keep patients and health care workers safe in Phase 2<img alt="" height="236" src="/PublishingImages/BC%20Cancer%20Heart%20Image.JPG?Width=354" width="354" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer continues to keep patients and health care workers safe in Phase 2As the province outlines measures to resuming services and protecting the population, here’s how BC Cancer is continuing to keep patients safe. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-continues-to-keep-patients-and-health-care-workers-safe-in-phase-22020-06-16T07:00:00Z

 
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