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Precision medicine for prostate cancer: new clinical trial uses liquid biopsies for genomic testing<img alt="Dr. Alexander Wyatt, David Hamilton, Sarah Roth and Dr. Kim Chi" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Prostate%20cancer%20liquid%20biopsy.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Precision medicine for prostate cancer: new clinical trial uses liquid biopsies for genomic testingA new B.C.-led national clinical trial is considered a major advancement in precision medicine for prostate cancer, and is the first of its kind in the world.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/precision-medicine-for-prostate-cancer2018-12-06T08:00:00Z
Changing the outcome: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces new nuclear medicine hub in Vancouver<img alt="Dr. Francois Benard and Justin Trudeau at the IAMI announcement. Photo: Adam Scotti" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/2018-11-01-2-Vancouver-27_not-allowed-to-crop_photo-credit-Adam-Scotti%20article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Changing the outcome: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces new nuclear medicine hub in VancouverB.C. ranks among the best in the world for cancer outcomes and is a leader in cancer research and precision medicine. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/prime-minister-justin-trudeau-announces-new-nuclear-medicine-hub-in-vancouver2018-11-13T08:00:00Z
Improved reminder process for colon screening<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/FIT2%20article.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Improved reminder process for colon screeningThe BC Cancer Colon Screening program recently changed its process for how patients are recalled for fecal immunochemical test (FIT) re-screening. The changes were based on feedback from patients and primary care providers.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/improved-reminder-process-for-colon-screening2018-11-08T08:00:00Z
​​Dr. Christian Steidl receives the Allen Distinguished Investigator Award<img alt="​​BC Cancer's Dr. Christian Steidl, the first Canadian recipient of the Allen Distinguished Investigator Award" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/DrChristianStiedl.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />​​Dr. Christian Steidl receives the Allen Distinguished Investigator AwardThe research director of the Centre for Lymphoid Cancer at BC Cancer is the first Canadian recipient.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-christian-steidl-receives-the-allen-distinguished-investigator-award2018-11-02T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer announces new Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics program thanks to $18 million donation<img alt="BC Cancer announces new Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics program thanks to $18 million donation" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BC%20Cancer%20Foundation%20Historic%20Gift%20Announcement.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer announces new Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics program thanks to $18 million donationA new form of cancer treatment – radioligand therapy (RLT) - will soon be available to cancer patients thanks to a historic $18.346 million philanthropic donation to the BC Cancer Foundation.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-announces-new-molecular-imaging-and-therapeutics-program-thanks-to-$18-million-donation2018-10-24T07:00:00Z
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

 
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