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World Cancer Day takes place February 4 and BC CAN make a difference<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/WCD_2019_Infographic_BCCF_PHSA.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />World Cancer Day takes place February 4 and BC CAN make a differenceOn February 4, World Cancer Day, BC Cancer and the BC Cancer Foundation remind British Columbians that they are making a difference by continuing to ensure cancer research, care, and infrastructure remains a priority. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/world-cancer-day-takes-place-february-4-and-bc-can-make-a-difference2019-02-01T08:00:00Z
Dr. Robert Holt to receive Grand Challenge funding from Cancer Research UK<img alt="Dr. Robert Holt of BC Cancer to receive Grand Challenge funding from Cancer Research UK" src="/PublishingImages/DrRobHolt.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Robert Holt to receive Grand Challenge funding from Cancer Research UKCo-director of BC Cancer Immunotherapy Program will be studying the role microbiomes play in gastrointestinal cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-robert-holt-to-receive-grand-challenge-funding-from-cancer-research-uk2019-01-30T08:00:00Z
Five reasons to quit smoking after a cancer diagnosis<img alt="Five reasons to quit smoking after a cancer diagnosis (Infographic by BC Cancer)" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/National%20Non-Smoking%20Week%202019%20-%20Infographic.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Five reasons to quit smoking after a cancer diagnosisNational Non-Smoking Week is January 20-26. Understand why quitting smoking is important after a cancer diagnosis and get resources to help you kick the habit of smoking for good.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/five-reasons-to-quit-smoking-after-a-cancer-diagnosis2019-01-21T08:00:00Z
New cervical cancer test a stepping stone to more accurate screening<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/cervical%20screening%20study%20article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New cervical cancer test a stepping stone to more accurate screeningBC Cancer, BCCDC and UK scientists collaborated to evaluate a new DNA test to help assess whether human papillomavirus (HPV) infection will lead to cervical cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-cervical-cancer-test-a-stepping-stone-to-more-accurate-screening2018-12-20T08:00:00Z
Adult Childhood Cancer Survivors Program Recognized by 2019 Quality Awards<img alt="Quality Awards 2019" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/QUALITY-AWARDS-CAP.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Adult Childhood Cancer Survivors Program Recognized by 2019 Quality AwardsCongratulations to the Adult Childhood Cancer Survivors Program at BC Cancer, runner-up in the Living with Illness category of the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council’s 2019 Quality Awards.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/adult-childhood-cancer-survivors-program-recognized-by-2019-quality-awards2018-12-13T08:00:00Z
Precision medicine for prostate cancer: new clinical trial uses liquid biopsies for genomic testing<img alt="Dr. Alexander Wyatt, David Hamilton, Sarah Roth and Dr. Kim Chi" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Prostate%20cancer%20liquid%20biopsy.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Precision medicine for prostate cancer: new clinical trial uses liquid biopsies for genomic testingA new B.C.-led national clinical trial is considered a major advancement in precision medicine for prostate cancer, and is the first of its kind in the world.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/precision-medicine-for-prostate-cancer2018-12-06T08:00:00Z
Changing the outcome: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces new nuclear medicine hub in Vancouver<img alt="Dr. Francois Benard and Justin Trudeau at the IAMI announcement. Photo: Adam Scotti" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/2018-11-01-2-Vancouver-27_not-allowed-to-crop_photo-credit-Adam-Scotti%20article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Changing the outcome: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces new nuclear medicine hub in VancouverB.C. ranks among the best in the world for cancer outcomes and is a leader in cancer research and precision medicine. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/prime-minister-justin-trudeau-announces-new-nuclear-medicine-hub-in-vancouver2018-11-13T08:00:00Z
Improved reminder process for colon screening<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/FIT2%20article.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Improved reminder process for colon screeningThe BC Cancer Colon Screening program recently changed its process for how patients are recalled for fecal immunochemical test (FIT) re-screening. The changes were based on feedback from patients and primary care providers.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/improved-reminder-process-for-colon-screening2018-11-08T08:00:00Z
​​Dr. Christian Steidl receives the Allen Distinguished Investigator Award<img alt="​​BC Cancer's Dr. Christian Steidl, the first Canadian recipient of the Allen Distinguished Investigator Award" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/DrChristianStiedl.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />​​Dr. Christian Steidl receives the Allen Distinguished Investigator AwardThe research director of the Centre for Lymphoid Cancer at BC Cancer is the first Canadian recipient.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-christian-steidl-receives-the-allen-distinguished-investigator-award2018-11-02T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer announces new Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics program thanks to $18 million donation<img alt="BC Cancer announces new Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics program thanks to $18 million donation" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BC%20Cancer%20Foundation%20Historic%20Gift%20Announcement.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer announces new Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics program thanks to $18 million donationA new form of cancer treatment – radioligand therapy (RLT) - will soon be available to cancer patients thanks to a historic $18.346 million philanthropic donation to the BC Cancer Foundation.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-announces-new-molecular-imaging-and-therapeutics-program-thanks-to-$18-million-donation2018-10-24T07:00:00Z

 
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