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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
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 study examines ‘Achilles heel’ of cancer tumours, paving the way for new treatment strategies<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/stock%20image%202%20-%20achilles%20heel%20of%20cancer%20tumours.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New study examines ‘Achilles heel’ of cancer tumours, paving the way for new treatment strategiesResearchers have uncovered a weakness in a key enzyme that solid tumour cancer cells rely on to adapt and survive when oxygen levels are low. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/achilles-heel-of-cancer-tumours2021-08-27T07:00:00Z
Lung Cancer Research Advancements in B.C. Part I: Refining the tools used to definitively diagnose lung cancer<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Hamid_Pahlevaninezhad.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Lung Cancer Research Advancements in B.C. Part I: Refining the tools used to definitively diagnose lung cancerFor Lung Cancer Awareness Month, BC Cancer will spotlight the innovative research being done in B.C. This will be the first in a series of articles exploring how researchers are refining tools that diagnose lung cancer.http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/lung-cancer-research-advancements-in-bc-refining-the-tools-used-to-definitively-diagnose-lung-cancer2021-11-12T08:00:00Z
Dr. Connie Eaves elected into the prestigious Royal Society<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/ConnieEaves.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Connie Eaves elected into the prestigious Royal SocietyThe BC Cancer distinguished scientist joins the ranks of other esteemed scientists including Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin. http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-connie-eaves-elected-into-the-prestigious-royal-society2021-05-07T07:00:00Z
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
New test will help improve treatment planning for acute myeloid leukemia patients<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/GSC_AlyKarsan.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New test will help improve treatment planning for acute myeloid leukemia patientsThe test, developed by BC Cancer researchers, will help clinicians make better informed decisions on how to treat AML patientshttp://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-test-improve-treatment-planning-for-aml2021-05-12T07:00:00Z
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
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


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