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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
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


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