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Nursing Week: Highlighting BC Cancer nurses and their commitment to patients<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/bccancernursingweek2022.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Nursing Week: Highlighting BC Cancer nurses and their commitment to patientsMay 9 to 13 is Nursing Week. This week recognizes the dedication, commitment, and compassion that nurses display every day in the face of an increasingly complex and challenging health care profession.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-nursing-week-20222022-05-05T07:00:00Z
Nominations for the 2022 BC Cancer Excellence Awards are now open!<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/2022bccancerexcellenceawards.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Nominations for the 2022 BC Cancer Excellence Awards are now open!Nominations for the BC Cancer Excellence Awards are now open until August 4, 2022. Patients, caregivers and members of the public can nominate in the Patient Care Champion category.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/nominations-for-the-2022-bc-cancer-excellence-awards-are-now-open2022-05-04T07:00:00Z
Tackling the climate emergency with the BC Cancer Planetary Health Unit<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/bccancerplanetaryunit.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tackling the climate emergency with the BC Cancer Planetary Health UnitThe BC Cancer Planetary Health Unit is an exciting step forward in establishing low waste, low carbon health care across BC Cancer centres.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/tackling-the-climate-emergency-with-the-bc-cancer-planetary-health-unit2022-04-07T07:00:00Z
Celebrating the incredible work of our nurses<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/ond2022.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Celebrating the incredible work of our nurses​April 5 is Oncology Nursing Day – a day for us all to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary impact that our nurses make in the lives of patients facing cancer. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/celebrating-the-incredible-work-of-our-nurses2022-04-05T07:00:00Z
“You are my heroes”: BC Cancer patients share their stories on the second anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/bccancer_pandemic_patients_homepage.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />“You are my heroes”: BC Cancer patients share their stories on the second anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemicOur patients share their stories of the challenge of facing cancer during the pandemic and how BC Cancer staff supported them every step of the way.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/you-are-my-heroes-bc-cancer-patients-second-anniversary-covid-19-pandemic2022-03-08T08:00:00Z
New for BC Cancer – Victoria patients: Connect live with a nurse using BC Cancer’s digital agent<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/bccancer_digital_agent_victoria.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New for BC Cancer – Victoria patients: Connect live with a nurse using BC Cancer’s digital agentHave questions about your cancer care or COVID-19? We’re piloting a faster and easier way to get you answers!http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-for-victoria-patients-connect-live-with-nurse-using-bc-cancer-digital-agent2022-03-08T08:00:00Z
A New Year’s resolution to consider: Rethink your drink for long-term health<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/stopalcohol.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A New Year’s resolution to consider: Rethink your drink for long-term healthEliminating or reducing your alcohol intake will bring many positive changes to your overall long-term health.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/rethink-your-drink-for-long-term-health2022-01-12T08:00:00Z
Dr. Connie Eaves appointed to the Order of Canada<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Dr.%20Connie%20Eaves%20WEB.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Connie Eaves appointed to the Order of CanadaThe Order of Canada is one of Canada's highest honours. Presented by the Governor General of Canada, the Order honours people making extraordinary contributions to the nation.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-connie-eaves-appointed-to-the-order-of-canada2021-12-29T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer launches at-home cervical screening pilot project<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/cervix_screening_pilot1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer launches at-home cervical screening pilot projectBC Cancer is launching an at-home cervix screening pilot to improve access to screening and help prevent cervical cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-launches-at-home-cervical-screening-pilot-project2021-12-22T08:00:00Z
Going above and beyond to support patients impacted by floods<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/bc_cancer_flood_stories_external2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Going above and beyond to support patients impacted by floodsOver the past month, extreme weather, flooding and mudslides have hit our province and our staff have stepped up with their skills, compassion and commitment.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/going-above-and-beyond-to-support-patients-impacted-by-floods2021-12-17T08:00:00Z

 
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