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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
Blood test to reveal whether select prostate cancer patients will respond well to treatment<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/blood%20sample%20(man).jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Blood test to reveal whether select prostate cancer patients will respond well to treatmentThe test may also reveal genetic details identifying cancer risk for patient’s children. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/blood-test-to-reveal-whether-select-prostate-cancer-patients-will-respond-well-to-treatment2021-01-07T08:00:00Z
Liquid biopsy biomarker could revolutionize bladder cancer diagnostics and treatment<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/UCandctDNA.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Liquid biopsy biomarker could revolutionize bladder cancer diagnostics and treatmentResearchers have developed a potential tumour DNA diagnostic test to better inform decision-making for bladder cancer treatment.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/liquid-biopsy-biomarker-could-revolutionize-bladder-cancer-diagnostics-and-treatment2021-01-13T08:00:00Z
Metabolic discovery may lead to new ways to treat ovarian cancer<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Lum_UVicLab(resized).jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Metabolic discovery may lead to new ways to treat ovarian cancerBC Cancer researchers have now discovered a key finding that will help them use gene-engineering technology to harness the body’s immune system to fight ovarian cancer, a disease that will be diagnosed in approximately 385 British Columbians this year.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/metabolic-discovery-may-lead-to-new-ways-to-treat-ovarian-cancer2021-01-21T08:00:00Z


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