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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
Dr. Joseph Connors retires from clinical practice after 37 years at BC Cancer<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/connors.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Joseph Connors retires from clinical practice after 37 years at BC CancerAn award-winning lymphoid cancer clinician scientist, best known for his research and treatment of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia and multiple myeloma.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-joseph-connors-retires-from-clinical-practice-after-37-years-at-bc-cancer2018-03-29T07:00:00Z
Moving on up – new exercise resources for cancer patientsMoving on up – new exercise resources for cancer patientsFor patients with cancer – from those recently diagnosed to post-treatment – regular exercise is recommended.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/moving-on-up-–-new-exercise-resources-for-cancer-patients2018-03-14T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer’s Dr. David Huntsman named 2018 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize recipient<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/david-huntsman.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer’s Dr. David Huntsman named 2018 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize recipientThis award is given by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) to a British Columbia clinician scientist whose research has had a significant impact on advancing research, improving health and the health care system.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer’s-dr-david-huntsman-named-2018-aubrey-j-tingle-prize-recipient2018-03-01T08:00:00Z

 
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