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Impacts of wildfire smoke and radon exposure on lung cancer risk<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/wildfire%20smoke.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Impacts of wildfire smoke and radon exposure on lung cancer riskBeing aware of the air we breathe year-round, both inside and outside, may help prevent lung cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/impacts-of-wildfire-smoke-and-radon-exposure-on-lung-cancer-risk2021-07-19T07:00:00Z
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
Simple acts of compassion: ensuring patients are seen, heard, and understood<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/IMG-20211108-WA0042.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Simple acts of compassion: ensuring patients are seen, heard, and understoodKelly Gill receives a BC Cancer Excellence Award in the category of Patient Care Champion, nominated by staff.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-excellence-awards-patient-care-champion-kelly-gill2021-11-17T08:00:00Z
Celebrating Sixty-Five Years of Cervix Screening in B.C.<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/65yearscervix.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Celebrating Sixty-Five Years of Cervix Screening in B.C.The world’s first organized, population-based cancer screening program was launched by BC Cancer in the mid-1950s and has saved more than 11,000 lives thanks to early detection.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/celebrating-sixty-five-years-of-cervix-screening-in-bc2021-02-16T08:00:00Z
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
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
BC Cancer launches at-home cervical screening pilot project<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/cervix_screening_pilot1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer launches at-home cervical screening pilot projectBC Cancer is launching an at-home cervix screening pilot to improve access to screening and help prevent cervical cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-launches-at-home-cervical-screening-pilot-project2021-12-22T08:00:00Z
Dr. Connie Eaves appointed to the Order of Canada<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Dr.%20Connie%20Eaves%20WEB.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Connie Eaves appointed to the Order of CanadaThe Order of Canada is one of Canada's highest honours. Presented by the Governor General of Canada, the Order honours people making extraordinary contributions to the nation.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-connie-eaves-appointed-to-the-order-of-canada2021-12-29T08:00:00Z
New roles added to provide person-centred support for Indigenous patients<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/IPN%20-%20web%20image_2.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New roles added to provide person-centred support for Indigenous patientsIndigenous Patient Navigators will be based at BC Cancer centres in Vancouver, Kelowna and Prince George to support patients receiving cancer care who identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-roles-to-support-indigenous-patients2021-09-02T07:00:00Z
Oral cancer prevention: How to reduce your risk<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/SA%20woman%20-%20oral%20cancer%20screen.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Oral cancer prevention: How to reduce your riskThis year approximately 865 people in B.C. will be diagnosed with an oral cancer – a disease that can be prevented and caught early if screened for by a dental professional. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/oral-cancer-prevention-how-to-reduce-your-risk2021-04-29T07:00:00Z


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