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Lung cancer research advancements in B.C. Part III: Novel treatment and thinking outside of the box<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/williamlockwood_pod.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Lung cancer research advancements in B.C. Part III: Novel treatment and thinking outside of the boxFor Lung Cancer Awareness Month, BC Cancer is spotlighting the innovative lung cancer research in B.C. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/novel-treatment-and-thinking-outside-of-the-box2021-11-26T08:00:00Z
Lung Cancer Research Advancements in B.C. Part II: A new way of looking at tissue and cell composition<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Calum.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Lung Cancer Research Advancements in B.C. Part II: A new way of looking at tissue and cell compositionFor Lung Cancer Awareness Month, BC Cancer is spotlighting the innovative lung cancer research being done in B.C. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-new-way-of-looking-at-tissue-and-cell-composition2021-11-18T08:00:00Z
No job is too big or too small: leading with passion and inspiring better outcomes<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/florian_kuchenbauer_research_centre.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />No job is too big or too small: leading with passion and inspiring better outcomesDr. Florian Kuchenbauer receives a BC Cancer Excellence Award in the category of Patient Care Champion, nominated by patients.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-excellence-awards-patient-care-champion-dr-florian-kuchenbauer2021-11-17T08:00:00Z
Improving the lives of patients with compassion, dedication and creativity<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Caroline_Lohrisch_web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Improving the lives of patients with compassion, dedication and creativityDr. Caroline Lohrisch receives a BC Cancer Excellence Award in the category of Unsung Hero.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-excellence-awards-unsung-hero-dr-caroline-lohrisch2021-11-17T08:00:00Z
Simple acts of compassion: ensuring patients are seen, heard, and understood<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/IMG-20211108-WA0042.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Simple acts of compassion: ensuring patients are seen, heard, and understoodKelly Gill receives a BC Cancer Excellence Award in the category of Patient Care Champion, nominated by staff.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-excellence-awards-patient-care-champion-kelly-gill2021-11-17T08:00:00Z
Standing out with a ‘can do’ attitude and always going the extra mile to help others<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Nicole_Peterson_web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Standing out with a ‘can do’ attitude and always going the extra mile to help othersNicole Peterson receives a 2021 BC Cancer Excellence Award in the category of Workplace Inspiration.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-excellence-awards-workplace-inspiration-nicole-peterson2021-11-17T08:00:00Z
Pivoting during the pandemic: providing virtual services with a human connection<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/victoria_pfc_web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Pivoting during the pandemic: providing virtual services with a human connectionThe BC Cancer – Victoria Patient and Family Counselling Team receives a BC Cancer Excellence Award in the category of Innovation and Discovery in Action.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-excellence-awards-innovation-discovery-victoria-patient-family-counselling-team2021-11-17T08:00:00Z
Lung Cancer Research Advancements in B.C. Part I: Refining the tools used to definitively diagnose lung cancer<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Hamid_Pahlevaninezhad.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Lung Cancer Research Advancements in B.C. Part I: Refining the tools used to definitively diagnose lung cancerFor Lung Cancer Awareness Month, BC Cancer will spotlight the innovative research being done in B.C. This will be the first in a series of articles exploring how researchers are refining tools that diagnose lung cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/lung-cancer-research-advancements-in-bc-refining-the-tools-used-to-definitively-diagnose-lung-cancer2021-11-12T08:00:00Z
Dr. Karen Gelmon awarded Doctors of BC Terry Fox Medal<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/karen_gelmon.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Karen Gelmon awarded Doctors of BC Terry Fox MedalThe Doctors of BC Terry Fox Medal is awarded to outstanding individuals with a track record of making a difference in cancer care. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-karen-gelmon-awarded-doctors-of-bc-terry-fox-medal2021-11-04T07:00:00Z
When the hair grows back<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/nicole_burke_collage.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />When the hair grows back​​​​​​​​​Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women in British Columbia. Breast cancer survivor Nicole Burke shares her story and the importance of regular screening mammograms​.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/when-the-hair-grows-back2021-10-26T07:00:00Z

 
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