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Many BC immigrants are not getting screened for breast cancer<img alt="" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/Tech_Patient1.jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Many BC immigrants are not getting screened for breast cancerMany women who have immigrated to British Columbia are not being screened for breast cancer according to new research by BC Cancer and the University of British Columbia. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/many-bc-immigrants-are-not-getting-screened-for-breast-cancer2018-07-25T07:00:00Z
New research shows many women with breast cancer don’t need chemo. Here’s what this means for BC Cancer patients.<img alt="" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-840818290.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New research shows many women with breast cancer don’t need chemo. Here’s what this means for BC Cancer patients.​Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women with one in nine developing the disease in her lifetime. This year, approximately 3,500 new cases of breast cancer are expected in the province of British Columbia.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-research-shows-many-women-with-breast-cancer-don’t-need-chemo-here’s-what-this-means-for-bc-cancer-patients2018-07-04T07:00:00Z
New research aims to better visualize breast cancer in real timeNew research aims to better visualize breast cancer in real timeBreast cancer is the most common cancer in women with one in nine developing the disease in her lifetime.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-research-aims-to-better-visualize-breast-cancer-in-real-time2018-06-26T07:00:00Z
More than 300,000 Canadians enrolled in multi-decade research initiative to monitor disease trends<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/crowd%20-%20ThinkstockPhotos-496918209.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />More than 300,000 Canadians enrolled in multi-decade research initiative to monitor disease trendsOver the past 10 years, more than 300,000 Canadians have volunteered to be part of a program that will track the development of cancers and chronic diseases in the population over several decades to better understand the risk factors.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/more-than-300-000-canadians-enrolled-in-multi-decade-research-initiative-to-monitor-disease-trends2018-06-18T07:00:00Z
New BC Cancer Excellence Awards – nominate a Patient Care Champion<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Nurses%20-%20for%20onc%20nursing%20day.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New BC Cancer Excellence Awards – nominate a Patient Care ChampionBC Cancer has launched a new employee awards program. If you know someone at BC Cancer who goes above and beyond, or who has made a difference for you or your loved ones, nominate them for a Patient Care Champion award!http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-bc-cancer-excellence-awards2018-06-04T07:00:00Z
Doors are now open at BC Cancer - Abbotsford's new Patient Family CentreDoors are now open at BC Cancer - Abbotsford's new Patient Family CentreOn May 31, BC Cancer - Abbotsford cut ribbon and opened its doors to a new Patient Family Centre. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/doors-are-now-open-at-bc-cancer-abbotsfords-new-patient-family-centre2018-06-01T07:00:00Z
Five myths about sun protection<img alt="" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-466612632.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Five myths about sun protectionAs the days grow longer, sleeves inevitably grow shorter. Warmth and sunshine can make us feel great, but ultraviolet radiation can also cause skin cancer. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/five-myths-about-sun-protection2018-05-17T07:00:00Z
Pap Awareness Month 2018: cervix screening saves lives<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-629600020.jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Pap Awareness Month 2018: cervix screening saves livesMay is Pap Awareness Month and the BC Cancer Cervix Screening Program is reminding women 25 to 69 to get a Pap test every three years to prevent or detect cervical cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/pap-awareness-month-2018-–-cervix-screening-saves-lives2018-05-11T07:00:00Z
A new combination therapy shows promise for treatment-resistant blood cancers<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/Jiang%20team.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A new combination therapy shows promise for treatment-resistant blood cancersA BC Cancer research group led by Dr. Xiaoyan Jiang has recently uncovered a new therapeutic target for drug-resistant blood cancers, in blood cancer stem cells from chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) patients.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-new-combination-therapy-shows-promise-for-treatment-resistant-blood-cancers2018-04-06T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer - Kelowna celebrates 20 years<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Scan08-03-31%201333.jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer - Kelowna celebrates 20 yearsOn April 3, 1998, BC Cancer’s fourth treatment centre opened in Kelowna. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-kelowna-celebrates-20-years2018-04-03T07:00:00Z

 
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