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BC scientists produce breast cancer from normal human breast cells using a single cancer geneBC scientists produce breast cancer from normal human breast cells using a single cancer geneA team of scientists at the BC Cancer Agency and the University of British Columbia have made an important advance towards understanding the cellular changes that lead to breast cancer. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-scientists-produce-breast-cancer-from-normal-human-breast-cells-using-a-single-cancer-gene2015-12-10T08:00:00Z
A made-in-BC prostate cancer drug enters clinical trials<img alt="" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/_mg_0054-0%20-%20resize.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A made-in-BC prostate cancer drug enters clinical trialsA prostate cancer drug developed by researchers at the BC Cancer Agency and the University of British Columbia is entering human clinical trials. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-made-in-bc-prostate-cancer-drug-enters-clinical-trials2015-12-02T08:00:00Z
Protect the vulnerable and get immunized against the fluProtect the vulnerable and get immunized against the fluInfluenza (flu) is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/protect-the-vulnerable-–-get-immunized-against-the-flu2015-11-23T08:00:00Z
Test could predict whether breast cancer will spread to the brainTest could predict whether breast cancer will spread to the brainWomen with particularly aggressive forms of breast cancer could be identified by a test that predicts whether the disease is likely to spread to the brain.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/test-could-predict-whether-breast-cancer-will-spread-to-the-brain2015-10-21T07:00:00Z
Malaria protein shows promise as cancer treatment<img alt="" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/news/malaria-protein-shows-promise-as-cancer-treatment/PoulSorensen.JPG" width="530" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Malaria protein shows promise as cancer treatmentA protein produced by the malaria parasite is showing promise as a new treatment for cancer, according to a group of scientists that includes the BC Cancer Agency’s Poul Sorensen.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/malaria-protein-shows-promise-as-cancer-treatment2015-10-13T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer Agency researcher published in Nature Communications<img alt="" src="/news-site/PublishingImages/Sohrab%20Shah.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer Agency researcher published in Nature CommunicationsAll cancers demonstrate changes in the structure of normal genes, but only some of these gene mutations alter the normal biological processes of cells inside a tumour. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-agency-researcher-published-in-nature-communications2015-10-09T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer Agency Researchers Develop Prognostic Test for Follicular LymphomaBC Cancer Agency Researchers Develop Prognostic Test for Follicular LymphomaVancouver – BC Cancer Agency researchers have published important findings with the power to predict patient response to existing treatment regimens. The results were released today in The Lancet Oncology.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-agency-researchers-develop-prognostic-test-for-follicular-lymphoma2015-08-07T07:00:00Z
Dr. Malcolm Moore appointed president of BC Cancer Agency<img alt="Dr. Malcolm Moore" src="/PublishingImages/malcolm-moore.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Malcolm Moore appointed president of BC Cancer AgencyThe Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has appointed Dr. Malcolm Moore to the position of president of the BC Cancer Agency, effective September 2015.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-malcolm-moore-appointed-president-of-bc-cancer-agency2015-05-04T07:00:00Z
New website launched<img alt="BC Cancer Agency launches new website" src="/PublishingImages/mockDrop_iPhone%206%20in%20office.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New website launchedFor the past eight months, we've been working away on a fresh new design and updated content and we're pleased to unveil our brand new website. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-website-launched2015-04-21T07:00:00Z
Researchers at the BC Cancer Agency part of global initiative to understand the human “epigenome”Researchers at the BC Cancer Agency part of global initiative to understand the human “epigenome”Researchers at the BC Cancer Agency part of global initiative to understand the human “epigenome”http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/researchers-at-the-bc-cancer-agency-part-of-global-initiative-to-understand-the-human-epigenome2015-04-21T07:00:00Z


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