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BC Cancer Research becomes a PHSA and UBC Institute<img alt="BC Cancer Reseach Institute" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ResearchInstitute_Stacked.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer Research becomes a PHSA and UBC InstituteBC Cancer Research has become a formal UBC-approved and Provincial Health Authority Services Authority-approved (PHSA) research institute — a move set to enhance British Columbia’s leadership position in cancer research innovation.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-research-becomes-a-phsa-and-ubc-institute2020-03-11T07:00:00Z
Recognizing Dr. Frances Wong and Lisa Kan for International Women’s Day<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/IWD%20photo_Wong-Kan.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Recognizing Dr. Frances Wong and Lisa Kan for International Women’s DayThis year, in honour of International Women’s Day on March 8, we recognize two incredible leaders who have made an impact during their 30 and 35 year careers with BC Cancer. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/recognizing-dr-frances-wong-and-lisa-kan-for-international-women’s-day2020-03-04T08:00:00Z
"Hindsight is 20/20”: how colon cancer screening saved Ray’s life<img alt="instructions for the at-hom FIT test for colon screening" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/FIT-2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />"Hindsight is 20/20”: how colon cancer screening saved Ray’s lifeMarch 1 marks the beginning of Colon Cancer Awareness Month. The disease is expected to affect 1 in 6 people during their lifetimes. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/"hindsight-is-20-20-how-colon-cancer-screening-saved-ray’s-life2020-03-02T08:00:00Z
Altered gene linked to better outcomes of lymphoma treatment<img alt="Dr. Christian Steidl and Dr. Shannon Healy, BC Cancer" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/20200130-0I7A2476.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Altered gene linked to better outcomes of lymphoma treatmentEarly lab testing shows promise for future immunotherapy trialshttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/altered-gene-linked-to-better-outcomes-of-lymphoma-treatment2020-02-24T08:00:00Z
New video on the benefits of quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis<img alt="BC Cancer Smoking Cessation Program" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/smokingcessationvideo.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New video on the benefits of quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosisThis video explores the journey of our patient partners and the benefits of quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-video-on-the-benefits-of-quitting-smoking-after-a-cancer-diagnosis2020-02-24T08:00:00Z
12 BC Cancer researchers receive more than $4.6 million in grants from CIHR<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/CIHR%20Grant%20pic.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />12 BC Cancer researchers receive more than $4.6 million in grants from CIHRThe Canadian Institutes of Health Research will provide funding to support their world-leading cancer research for years to come http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/12-bc-cancer-researchers-receive-more-than-$4-6-million-in-grants-from-cihr2020-02-03T08:00:00Z
New discovery reveals how Hodgkin lymphoma avoids attack from immune cells<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Christian%20Steidl%20-%20480%20x%20320.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New discovery reveals how Hodgkin lymphoma avoids attack from immune cellsBC Cancer researchers with the Centre for Lymphoid Cancer have discovered key information about how Hodgkin lymphoma can grow undetected within the body. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-discovery-reveals-how-hodgkin-lymphoma-avoids-attack-from-immune-cells2019-12-19T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer Distinguished Scientist Named Woman of the Year<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Dr.%20Connie%20Eaves%20WEB.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer Distinguished Scientist Named Woman of the YearDr. Connie Eaves, distinguished scientist and co-founder of the Terry Fox Laboratory at BC Cancer, has been included as one of Chatelaine’s Women of the Year as an “all-around awesome woman who helped put Canada on the world stage.” http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer’s-dr-connie-eaves-rocks-says-canada’s-largest-lifestyle-magazine2019-12-04T08:00:00Z
Congratulations to our award recipients of the 2019 BC Cancer Excellence Awards<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BC%20Cancer%20Excellence%20Awards%202.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Congratulations to our award recipients of the 2019 BC Cancer Excellence AwardsThe BC Cancer Excellence Awards shine a light on the inspiring people and teams at BC Cancer making a difference for our patients and families each and every day.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/congratulations-award-recipients-of-2019-bc-cancer-excellence-awards2019-12-01T08:00:00Z
20 in 20: Twenty incredible ways the BC Cancer – Genome Sciences Centre has made a global impact over the last twenty years<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GSClabweb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />20 in 20: Twenty incredible ways the BC Cancer – Genome Sciences Centre has made a global impact over the last twenty yearsIn the 20 years since its opening, no one could have predicted the immeasurable ways the BC Cancer – Genome Sciences Centre has impacted global health.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/20-in-20-twenty-incredible-ways-the-bc-cancer-–-genome-sciences-centre-has-made-a-global-impact-over-the-last-twenty-years2019-11-14T08:00:00Z

 
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