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Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network accelerates precision medicine plan with Health Canada agreement<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/MOHCCN%20logo.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network accelerates precision medicine plan with Health Canada agreementThe Government of Canada and the Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) have jointly signed a Contribution Agreement which opens the door for the Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network to begin operating.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/marathon-of-hope-health-canada-agreement2021-06-09T07:00:00Z
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
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
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
Oncology Nursing Day: supporting, encouraging, and improving the quality of life for those living with cancer<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/oncology%20nursing%20day.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Oncology Nursing Day: supporting, encouraging, and improving the quality of life for those living with cancerApril 6 is Oncology Nursing Day – a day to recognize the work of oncology nurses and the impact they make to our patients and their families each and every day. Oncology nurses are on the front lines of cancer treatment, care, education and research.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/oncology-nursing-day-improving-the-quality-of-life-for-those-living-with-cancer2021-04-06T07:00:00Z
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
Dr. Poul Sorensen awarded Order of British Columbia<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/poulsorensen.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Poul Sorensen awarded Order of British ColumbiaCongratulations to Dr. Sorensen for receiving the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest form of recognition. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-poul-sorensen-awarded-order-of-bc2021-08-04T07:00:00Z
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
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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