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New video for patients & families on managing stress<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-524728218.jpg?RenditionID=4" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New video for patients & families on managing stressBC Cancer's Patient and Family Counselling Services recently released a new patient education video on "Managing Stress While Living with Cancer." http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-video-for-patients-and-families-on-managing-stress2018-10-16T07:00:00Z
Dr. Connie Eaves inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Dr.%20Connie%20Eaves.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Connie Eaves inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of FameDr. Connie Eaves, PhD, FRS(C), a distinguished scientist at BC Cancer's Terry Fox Laboratory, has been inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-connie-eaves-inducted-into-canadian-medical-hall-of-fame2018-10-11T07:00:00Z
Join the Mammolanche & reduce the risk of breast cancer mortality<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Mammolanche.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Join the Mammolanche & reduce the risk of breast cancer mortalityMore BC women are due for their mammograms than ever before. Are you one of them? Do you know someone who’s due for a screening? October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there is no better time to join the Mammolanche, a movement for mammograms. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/join-the-mammolanche-and-reduce-the-risk-of-breast-cancer-mortality2018-10-02T07:00:00Z
Prevent cancer with the HPV vaccine<img alt="" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/HPV_Infographic_680x380.png?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Prevent cancer with the HPV vaccineThe human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cancer. Yet one-third of female B.C. adolescents have not been immunized against HPV. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/prevent-cancer-with-the-hpv-vaccine2018-09-20T07:00:00Z
10th Annual Ride to Conquer Cancer raises $10.6 million for BC Cancer<img alt="" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/MR-8879.jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />10th Annual Ride to Conquer Cancer raises $10.6 million for BC CancerIn 10 years, the BC Ride to Conquer Cancer has raised over $96 million to support more than 47 world-leading research projects underway at BC Cancer, advancing care and providing hope to the 77,000 people facing cancer across British Columbia.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/10th-annual-ride-to-conquer-cancer-raises-$10-6-million-for-bc-cancer2018-08-28T07:00:00Z
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

 
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