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These videos help patients learn about their cancer and its treatment.
In addition to the videos below, there are many programs at BC Cancer that develop patient resources. Find more online pamphlets, handouts and videos by searching the other links on this page.

Patient education videos and online courses produced by BC Cancer have been compiled on this page. Many of these presentations are also available on DVD and can be borrowed from BC Cancer Libraries.

Breast cancer

BC Cancer and the BC Cancer Foundation developed a telehealth series called Closer To Home, on topics related to breast cancer. Other titles in the series are available from BC Cancer Libraries.


TitlePresenterLengthYear
Cancer-related FatigueKaren Levy, Nurse; Satnam Sekhon, Dietitian, Kristin Campbell, Physiotherapist60:002008
Lymphedema and Breast Cancer; Symptom Management and Exercise after SurgeryDr. Susan Harris, UBC School of Rehabilitation Sciences60:002006
Nutritional Guidelines for Breast Cancer SurvivorsCheri Van Patten, Registered Dietician60:002008
Side Effects of Radiation and Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer PatientsDr. Lorna Weir, Radiation Oncologist; Dr. Karen Gelmon, Medical Oncologist60:002008
Taking Charge of Your Recovery After CancerKathy Scalzo, co-author of "Picking up the pieces"33:002008
Understanding Breast Reconstruction Surgery : Is It For Me?

Dr. Peter Lennox, Plastic Surgeon60:002007


Other presentations on Breast Cancer:

The Canadian Breast Cancer network sponsored a presentation by Cheri Van Patten on January 12, 2010. The webinar Healthy Lifestyle Choices for Women with Breast Cancer is a 60 minute presentation followed by a 30 minute Q&A session.

Radiation Therapy for the Breast Cancer Patient is a video filmed at the Sindi Ahluwahlia Centre for the Southern Interior in Kelowna.

 

BC Cancer and the BC Cancer Foundation host an educational forum on colorectal cancers every year.


TitlePresenterLength     Year    

Colorectal Cancer: An Introduction
Dr. Jon Loree

2018

Surgery in Colorectal Cancer (not available yet)
Dr. Manoj Raval

2018

Exercise and Cancer
Dr. Kristin Campbell

2018

What is Radiation?
Dr. Chad Lund

2018

What is Chemotherapy?
Dr. Jon Loree

2018

New Developments in Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Jon Loree

2018

BC Cancer Foundation
Ms. Elissa Morrissette


2018

Intro to Colorectal Cancer and Chemotherapy AND What's different with rectal cancer?

Natural, alternative and complementary medicines

Emerging therapies in colorectal cancer

Follow-up and surveillance guidelines

Janine Davies




Marie de Haan


Hui-Li Wong


Hui-Li Wong
49:21




43:44


46:12


41:18
2017




2017


2017


2017
What you need to know about Radiation Therapy for Colorectal Cancer

Romney Lund35:052016
Supportive CareCorey Metcalfe46:152016

Colorectal Cancer and Surgery Ahmer Karimuddan,
 St. Paul's Hospital

29:402013
Colorectal Cancer Survivorship : Life after TreatmentDr. Winson Cheung, Medical Oncologist24:452013



Physical Activity : From Evidence to Advice
Kristin Campbell, PhD, UBC Department of Physical Therapy
22:522013





 

The Community Cancer Forum is a free educational event put on by BC Cancer for patients and the public. A selection of recent presentations is available here. Other presentations are available on DVD from the BC Cancer Library.


TitlePresenterLengthYear

Cancer Transitions: Nutrition Beyond Cancer
Cheri Van Patten41:002010




Exercise for Wellness: Customized ExerciseDr. Kristin Campbell17:002010
Get Moving: Ways for Teens / Young Adults with Cancer to Stay ActiveKristen Campbell, Maria Juricic71:002011




Meditation to Mistletoe: Talking About Complementary Medicine (CAM) and CancerDr. Lynda Balneaves, Tracy Truant87:002010




Nutrition to Feed the Soul and Nourish the Spirit: An Interactive Cooking DemoGerry Kasten, Monique Miles85:002010




Wrong Way to Hope: An Inspiring Story of Young Adults and CancerMike Lang38:002011


 
BC Cancer and the BC Cancer Foundation host an educational forum on gynecological cancers every year. 


TitlePresenterLength Year


Welcome and Introduction

Dr. Anna Tinker

6:30

2018



Role of the Radiologist in the Care of Cancer Patients

Dr. Maura Brown

39:25

2018



BC Cancer Foundation

Dr. Anna Tinker

1:50

2018




BC Cancer Foundation

Elissa Morrissette

8:37

2018



BC Cancer Network of Patient & Family Partners

Lisa McCune

6:48

2018



The Callanish Society

Lynn Buhler

22:08

2018



Role of the Pathologist in the Care of Cancer Patients

Dr. Diana Ionescu

26:13

2018



Radiation Therapy – general concepts

Dr. Jocelyn Moore

25:11

2018




Update on Endometrial Cancer – different types and the role of immunotherapy

Dr. Jenny Ko

19:34

2018




Ovarian Cancer – prevention strategies

Dr. Paul Hoskins

38:32

2018


Closing remarks

Dr. Anna Tinker

3:20

2018











An overview of gynecologic hereditary syndromes

What are chemosensitivity assays

Understanding subtype and grade in Ovarian and Endometrial cancer
Intan Schrader

Mark Carey


Blake Gilks
29:13


33:59


21:10
2017


2017


2016


Immunotherapy in ovarian cancer
Janine Davies
17:17
2017


Understanding stage in Ovarian and Endometrial cancerMarette Lee27:072016
PARP inhibitors
Annick Pina
23:45
2017

Therapeutic implications of subtype, stage and gradeAalok Kumar22:012016
Treatment of recurrent Ovarian cancer
Aalok Kumar
29:16
2016

Treatment of recurrent endometrial cancerTheresa Chan
18:27
2016

Nutrition and cancer
Satnam Sekhon
27:39
2017


Clinical trials update
Anna Tinker25:30
2017


Gynecologic cancer screening pilot studyAnna Tinker18:492016

Lynch syndromeJanice Kwon21:012015

Abnormal DNA mismatch repair (MMR) in endometrial carcinoma

Blake Gilks

20:55

2015


Why rare is important: Lessons from small cell carcinomaAnthony Karnezis17:422015
The role of the pathologist in cancer diagnosis and management

Diana Ionescu26:562015
Diagnostic imaging modalities in gynecological cancer: benefits  and limitations

CA125: What does it mean? 


Immune therapy - Enhancing the immune response to cancer

What is cancer genomics?


Advance directives


OvCaRe update
Helena O’Dwyer


Susan Ellard

Brad Nelson

Janessa Laskin

Nancy Payeur

Dianne Miller
44:44



13:13


27:43


26:46


34:57


21:55
2015



2014


2014


2014


2014


2014



 

BC Cancer and the BC Cancer Foundation have hosted several educational forums on lung cancer.


TitlePresenterLengthLanguage
Overview of Lung CancerDr. Nevin Murray21:15English
Overview of Lung CancerDr. Susan Kwan17:07Cantonese 广东话
Clinical TrialsDr. Janessa Laskin15:20English
Clinical Trials Patient's PerspectiveMr. Michael Meeking11:20English
Complementary TherapyTracy Truant RN17:45English
Medical OncologyDr. Cheryl Ho9:00English
Nursing and Supportive CareKaren Levy RN9:40English
NutritionSatnam Sekhon20:10English
NutritionSatnam Sekhon22:37Cantonese 广东话




Patient PerspectiveLinda Bolding-Jones8:00English
Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy OptionsDr. Simon Yu19:55Cantonese 广东话
Radiation OncologyDr. Barry Sheehan12:35English
Research in Lung CancerDr. Theresa Chan8:57Cantonese 广东话
Screening/Early Detection/Lung Health StudyDr. Annette McWilliams16:45English
SurgeryDr. John Yee28:25English
Symptom ManagementHelena Akrigg RN15:21Cantonese 广东话
Traditional Chinese MedicineDr. Michael Chung19:06Mandarin 广东话

 
TitlePresenterLengthYear
Lymphoma 101
Diego Villa
27:40
2017
Novel treatments in lymphoma
(sorry, poor sound quality)

Kerry Savage
31:04
2017
Complementary medicine (CAM) and lymphoid cancer: strategies for informed decision-making

Tracy Truant
50:02
2017
New drugs in lymphoma
Diego Villa
33:54
2015
Lost and found in Lymphoid-Land
Aviva Rubin51:312015

Large Scale Sequence Analysis Reveals Significant Roles for the Epigenome in Cancer Progression
Marco Marra
30:13
2014

Panel Discussion - experts take questions from the audience

17:17
2014
A Patient's Perspective
Shane Worman
27:30
2014
A Caregiver's Perspective
Ruth MacPhee
24:24
2014



 

The BC Cancer Oncology Nutrition team hosted an information day for cancer patients in September 2013.


TitlePresenterLengthYear
WelcomeRyna Levy-Milne, Provincial Practice Leader, Oncology Nutrition5:392013
Body Weight and Cancer : What You Need to KnowCheri Van Patten, Registered Dietician26:142013
Organic vs Conventional Food : Understanding the Difference & Implication for HealthJesse Veenstra, PHSA Mobile Medical Unit29:572013
What do I Eat Now? And Other Questions About Diet and CancerAndrea Holmes, Registered Dietician, HealthLink BC31:022013


 

These two videos were filmed in the BC Cancer clinic in Kelowna, but content is suitable for patients attending any of the BC Cancer radiation therapy centres.

Radiation therapy for the breast cancer patient. 2008

Radiation therapy for the prostate cancer patient. (External beam radiation) 2011

 
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