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Cancer and the holiday season<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-868968894.jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Cancer and the holiday seasonThe holiday season can be a particularly difficult time for cancer patients and those that love and care for them. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/cancer-and-the-holiday-season2017-12-21T08:00:00Z
Historic Indigenous cancer strategy and partnership launched in British Columbia<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/IMG_0670.jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Historic Indigenous cancer strategy and partnership launched in British ColumbiaA new and powerful partnership between Indigenous groups and health care providers has resulted in a historic strategy to address the unique cancer-related challenges facing Indigenous communities in British Columbia.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/historic-indigenous-cancer-strategy-and-partnership-launched-in-british-columbia2017-12-12T08:00:00Z
Beluga genome sequenced for the first time at BC Cancer Genome Sciences Centre<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/Qila.jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Beluga genome sequenced for the first time at BC Cancer Genome Sciences Centre​ ​Heartbreaking loss has led to a leap in progress for beluga whale conservation science: the beluga genome has been sequenced for the first time.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/beluga-genome-sequenced-for-the-first-time-at-bc-cancer-genome-sciences-centre2017-12-11T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer researchers listed among the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/Karen%20Gelmon%202017%20-354x236.png?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer researchers listed among the World’s Most Influential Scientific MindsOnce again, BC Cancer scientists have been listed among the most highly cited researchers in the fields of Clinical Medicine and Molecular Biology and Genetics. Dr. Karen Gelmon discusses her research in Clinical Medicine at BC Cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer’s-dr-karen-gelmon-listed-among-the-world’s-most-influential-scientific-minds2017-12-07T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer and Foundation strengthen partnership to break down cancer<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/BCCancer_logo%20-%20680x380.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer and Foundation strengthen partnership to break down cancerThe BC Cancer Agency, in partnership with the BC Cancer Foundation, has announced a bold new identity.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-and-foundation-strengthen-partnership-to-break-down-cancer2017-11-14T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer VP of Research Receives Nuclear Medicine Award<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/Francois%20Bernard%20-%20website%20680x380.jpg?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer VP of Research Receives Nuclear Medicine Award​The Western Region Society of Nuclear Medicine (WRSNM) has honored Dr. François Bénard from the BC Cancer Agency with the presentation of its Distinguished Scientist Award.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-vp-of-research-receives-nuclear-medicine-award2017-11-09T08:00:00Z
“I feel at home here”: BC Cancer’s Centre for the North celebrates five years of exceptional patient-centred care<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/CN%202017%20-%20680x380.png?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />“I feel at home here”: BC Cancer’s Centre for the North celebrates five years of exceptional patient-centred careAfter receiving more than 130 chemotherapy treatments at BC Cancer’s Centre for the North, Yolanda Antonio, is grateful to be able to stay so close to home.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/centre-for-the-north-five-years-of-exceptional-patient-centred-care2017-11-01T07:00:00Z
Three BC Cancer Agency associated research projects receive millions in Canadian funding<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/FBBNMB%20-%20680x380.png?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Three BC Cancer Agency associated research projects receive millions in Canadian funding​Three research projects associated with BC Cancer Agency scientists were recently awarded millions of dollars in infrastructure funding from the Government of Canada.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/three-bc-cancer-agency-associated-research-projects-receive-millions-in-canadian-funding2017-10-13T07:00:00Z
Breast cancer survivor thankful for mammogram that changed her life<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Donna%20Thanksgiving.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Breast cancer survivor thankful for mammogram that changed her lifeWhat are you most grateful for this Thanksgiving? For breast cancer survivor, Donna Bell, it’s her mammogram. “I can’t express how important it is without getting emotional,” she says, “because that’s how they found my cancer.”http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/breast-cancer-survivor-thankful-for-mammogram-that-changed-her-life2017-10-02T07:00:00Z
Cancer incidence and survival between First Nations and non-First Nations people in BC<img alt="" src="/events-public-site/PublishingImages/FNHA%20feather%20image%20-%20680x380.png?RenditionID=2" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Cancer incidence and survival between First Nations and non-First Nations people in BC​The BC Cancer Agency was recently a co-author for an important study examining cancer incidence and survival for First Nations people in British Columbia. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/study-compares-cancer-incidence-and-survival-between-first-nations-and-non-first-nations-people-in-bc2017-09-21T07:00:00Z


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