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When the hair grows back<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/nicole_burke_collage.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />When the hair grows back​​​​​​​​​Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women in British Columbia. Breast cancer survivor Nicole Burke shares her story and the importance of regular screening mammograms​.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/when-the-hair-grows-back2021-10-26T07:00:00Z
Year in review: how the COVID-19 pandemic shifted cancer care in B.C.<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Heather%20Findlay.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Year in review: how the COVID-19 pandemic shifted cancer care in B.C.On March 11, the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. The declaration propelled BC Cancer into a period of rapid change to respond to the virus and keep patients and staff safe.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/year-in-review-how-the-covid19-pandemic-shifted-cancer-care-in-bc2021-03-11T08:00:00Z
Join us at the BC Cancer Summit<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/2021_Summit.jpg" width="530" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Join us at the BC Cancer SummitThe 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
Scientists obtain real-time look at how cancers evolve<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Nature%20paper%20-%20real%20time%20evolution%20(image).jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Scientists obtain real-time look at how cancers evolveA new study shows it may be possible for researchers to predict how breast cancer tumours will evolve over time, including whether or not they will be able to resist future treatment. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/scientists-obtain-real-time-look-at-how-cancers-evolve2021-06-25T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer - Victoria celebrates 20 years supporting Island patients at their site<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/group%20photo%20outside%20centre.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer - Victoria celebrates 20 years supporting Island patients at their siteVictoria is the second largest cancer centre in the province and a leader in digital health and immunotherapy. Despite its growth, staff continue to provide dedicated, personalized patient care and make a positive impact in the community. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-victoria-celebrates-20-years2021-03-30T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer Breast Screening launches online appointment booking<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/mammography%20online%20booking%20image.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer Breast Screening launches online appointment bookingNew online booking capability improves access to screening mammography appointments across the province. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-breast-screening-launches-online-appointment-booking2021-08-17T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer pharmacists receive Merit Award for implementation of biosimilar drugs in B.C.<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/CAPhO2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer pharmacists receive Merit Award for implementation of biosimilar drugs in B.C.The award was given to them from CAPhO for their accomplishment introducing oncology biosimilars for cancer treatments, a project aimed at improving patient care and outcomes. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-pharmacists-receive-merit-award2021-08-30T07:00:00Z
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
Lung cancer research advancements in B.C. Part III: Novel treatment and thinking outside of the box<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/williamlockwood_pod.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Lung cancer research advancements in B.C. Part III: Novel treatment and thinking outside of the boxFor Lung Cancer Awareness Month, BC Cancer is spotlighting the innovative lung cancer research in B.C. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/novel-treatment-and-thinking-outside-of-the-box2021-11-26T08:00:00Z
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


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