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Year in review: Kelowna PET/CT provides specialized cancer care closer to home for residents in the Interior<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/_DSC4940.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Year in review: Kelowna PET/CT provides specialized cancer care closer to home for residents in the InteriorThe state-of-art PET/CT scanner has been has increased provincial scanning capacity for all British Columbians and completed close to 2,400 scans in its first year.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/year-in-review-kelowna-petct2021-08-19T07:00:00Z
Leading with compassion: Recognizing PHSA+ award recipient Stephen Dunne<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Stephen%20Dunne%20PHSA%20plus-4.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Leading with compassion: Recognizing PHSA+ award recipient Stephen DunnePHSA+ recipient Stephen Dunne exemplifies what it means to be a leader and is passionate about finding solutions to challenging issues. Learn more about how Stephen leads with compassion, respect and humility at BC Cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/phsa-award-winner-stephen-dunne2021-07-27T07:00:00Z
Recent breakthroughs in prostate and ovarian cancer research help to change lives<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/P_O%20awareness%20recap.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Recent breakthroughs in prostate and ovarian cancer research help to change livesSeptember is ovarian cancer awareness month and prostate cancer awareness month. Ongoing research into these cancer types are helping to improve patient outcomes every day.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/breakthroughs-in-prostate-and-ovarian-cancer-research2021-09-01T07:00:00Z
New study examines ‘Achilles heel’ of cancer tumours, paving the way for new treatment strategies<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/stock%20image%202%20-%20achilles%20heel%20of%20cancer%20tumours.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New study examines ‘Achilles heel’ of cancer tumours, paving the way for new treatment strategiesResearchers have uncovered a weakness in a key enzyme that solid tumour cancer cells rely on to adapt and survive when oxygen levels are low. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/achilles-heel-of-cancer-tumours2021-08-27T07:00:00Z
New prostate cancer treatment improves survival rate in men with advanced diseaseNew prostate cancer treatment improves survival rate in men with advanced diseasehttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-prostate-cancer-treatment-improves-survival-rate-in-men-with-advanced-disease2021-07-21T07:00:00Z
Cancer and COVID-19: Interview with BC Cancer’s chief medical officer, Dr. Kim Nguyen Chi<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Kim%20Chi%20-%20web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Cancer and COVID-19: Interview with BC Cancer’s chief medical officer, Dr. Kim Nguyen ChiReflecting on the challenges, innovation and adaptations from the pandemic.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/cancer-and-covid-19-interview-with-bc-cancer’s-chief-medical-officer-dr-kim-nguyen-chi2021-02-03T08:00:00Z
Cancer patients around the world to benefit from new technology launching in B.C.<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Benard%20Schaffer%20Ruth.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Cancer patients around the world to benefit from new technology launching in B.C.The made-in-Canada production method for the world’s most commonly used medical isotope will usher in a new era for BC Cancer patients.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/cancer-patients-benefit-from-new-technology2021-02-09T08:00:00Z
Toss the tobacco: why it’s more important now than ever to quit smoking for good<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/NNSW%20pic.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Toss the tobacco: why it’s more important now than ever to quit smoking for goodLung cancer is B.C.’s deadliest cancer and most cases could be prevented. At a time when good respiratory health is so important, the evidence is clear that tobacco, smokeless tobacco products and second-hand smoke have dangerous health effects. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/toss-the-tobacco-why-it’s-more-important-now-than-ever-to-quit-smoking-for-good2021-01-17T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer Summit 2021: Registration is now open<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/2021_Summit.jpg" width="530" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer Summit 2021: Registration is now openThe Summit provides education, professional development and relationship building opportunities for oncology professionals from all specialties and disciplines.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-summit-2021-registration-now-open2021-09-13T07:00:00Z
World’s largest philanthropic gift will help to improve outcomes for BC Cancer patients with lung cancer<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/BCCF%20announcement%20image.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />World’s largest philanthropic gift will help to improve outcomes for BC Cancer patients with lung cancerOn February 4th, World Cancer Day, the BC Cancer Foundation announced a world-leading philanthropic investment of $15.3 million to advance lung cancer research and care. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/worlds-largest-philanthropic-gift-will-improve-outcomes-for-patients-with-lung-cancer2021-02-04T08:00:00Z


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