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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
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
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
New research reveals which patients benefit most from immunotherapy<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/ICI%20web%20image1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New research reveals which patients benefit most from immunotherapyThe findings are part of the Personalized OncoGenomics program and will help clinicians more efficiently determine patients who would be suitable for this type of treatment.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-research-reveals-which-patients-benefit-most-from-immunotherapy2021-01-29T08:00:00Z
BC Cancer launches animated promotional video addressing screening mammography barriers<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Mammography%20video%20still.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer launches animated promotional video addressing screening mammography barriersMammography is available for women 40 and older and can detect breast cancer before symptoms appear. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-launches-animated-promotional-video-addressing-screening-mammography-barriers2021-02-10T08:00:00Z
New research reveals link between colon cancer and a protein used in healthy functioning<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Colon%20cancer%20research.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New research reveals link between colon cancer and a protein used in healthy functioningThe protein, called NPM1, is involved in many important functions in a healthy body, but may also contribute to colon cancer growth and treatment resistance.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-research-reveals-link-between-colon-cancer-and-protein-used-in-healthy-functioning2021-03-23T07:00:00Z
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
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
Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Early detection is key<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/BC_Cancer_ColonCancerAwareness_Banner_820x312.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Early detection is keyWhen colon cancer is detected at its earliest stage, the chance of survival is more than 90 per cent.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/colon-cancer-awareness-month-early-detection-is-key2021-03-01T08:00:00Z


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