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“To be recognized by researchers, public health leaders and our organization is an honour"<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/laurie_smith_phsa_award_winner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />“To be recognized by researchers, public health leaders and our organization is an honour"Laurie Smith, winner of a PHSA+ Award, is the program manager of the Global Control of HPV Related Diseases program at the Women's Health Research Institute, and has worked tirelessly to control and eliminate cervical cancer in B.C.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/phsa-award-winner-profile-laurie-smith2020-06-04T07:00:00Z
Nominations for the 2020 BC Cancer Excellence Awards are now open!<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/excellenceawardsnominationsopen2020.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Nominations for the 2020 BC Cancer Excellence Awards are now open!The BC Cancer Excellence Awards recognize our inspiring people and teams who go above and beyond in delivering or supporting excellent patient care, and who make a significant difference to the people they serve and the people they work with.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/nominations-for-the-2020-bc-cancer-excellence-awards-are-now-open2020-06-03T07:00:00Z
PHSA+ Award winner profile: Tumour Tissue Repository group<img alt="" src="/news-releases-site/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/news/2020/bc-cancer-helijet-and-tforce-logistics-partner-to-provide-radioactive-isotopes-quickly-to-bc-cancer-victoria/PHSA%20Award%20-%20TTR%20Group%20image.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />PHSA+ Award winner profile: Tumour Tissue Repository groupThe PHSA+ Awards celebrate individuals and teams across PHSA that demonstrate excellence and advance our organization by living the PHSA values. Of the 21 team nominations, the Tumour Tissue Repository group at BC Cancer received one of five team awards.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/phsa-award-winner-profile-tumour-tissue-repository-group2020-05-21T07:00:00Z
A new combination treatment targeting “cancer stem cells” may overcome drug resistance in blood cancers<img alt="" src="/news-releases-site/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/news/2020/bc-cancer-helijet-and-tforce-logistics-partner-to-provide-radioactive-isotopes-quickly-to-bc-cancer-victoria/Cancer%20Stem%20Cell%20Study%20Image.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A new combination treatment targeting “cancer stem cells” may overcome drug resistance in blood cancersBuilding on a BC Cancer discovery from decades past, a new combination treatment has shown promise to overcome drug resistance and relapse in people with chronic myeloid leukemia. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-new-combination-treatment-targeting-cancer-stem-cells-may-overcome-drug-resistance-in-blood-cancers2020-05-14T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer and UBC researchers have identified how hormones and aging affect breast cancer in largest study of its kind<img alt="" src="/news-releases-site/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/news/2020/bc-cancer-helijet-and-tforce-logistics-partner-to-provide-radioactive-isotopes-quickly-to-bc-cancer-victoria/Sam%20Aparicio%20copy.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer and UBC researchers have identified how hormones and aging affect breast cancer in largest study of its kindAfter reviewing over 7,000 cancer tissues, the correlation between hormones and aging to developing breast cancer is now better understood. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-and-ubc-researchers-have-identified-how-hormones-and-aging-affect-breast-cancer-in-largest-study-of-its-kind2020-05-11T07:00:00Z
Keeping creativity with creative solutions: BC Cancer art therapy moves online<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Flowers1.JPG" width="473" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Keeping creativity with creative solutions: BC Cancer art therapy moves onlineWith new COVID-19 guidelines in place, BC Cancer art therapist Sara Hankinson adopted an innovative approach to her art therapy sessions to steer towards the future. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/keeping-creativity-with-creative-solutions-bc-cancer-art-therapy-moves-online2020-05-08T07:00:00Z
The discovery of a “cancer ribosome” can lead to a new class of cancer therapy<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/cancer%20ribosome%20webstory%20image.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The discovery of a “cancer ribosome” can lead to a new class of cancer therapyThe discovery led to a pivot in understanding of how cancers can grow so aggressively and lead to new avenues to stop it.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/the-discovery-of-a-cancer-ribosome-can-lead-to-a-new-class-of-cancer-therapy2020-05-05T07:00:00Z
Moving matters: How and why physical activity is important during cancer care<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/physio%20photo.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Moving matters: How and why physical activity is important during cancer careInformation and advice from BC Cancer Physiotherapist Sarah Buddingh Smith on how and why to keep moving in the midst of COVID-19. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/moving-matters-how-and-why-physical-activity-is-important-during-cancer-care2020-05-04T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer embraces Virtual Health during COVID-19<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/virtualhealthdesktop.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer embraces Virtual Health during COVID-19To protect our patients and keep them safe, BC Cancer staff and physicians have adopted innovative approaches to providing safe and secure care to patients.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-embraces-virtual-health-during-covid-192020-04-30T07:00:00Z
We are here for you: cancer care continues in the midst of COVID-19We are here for you: cancer care continues in the midst of COVID-19BC Cancer continues to deliver person-centred care and offers reassurance to patients and loved ones who may be feeling anxious right now. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/we-are-here-for-you-cancer-care-continues-in-the-midst-of-covid-192020-04-29T07:00:00Z


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