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Breast Cancer

In this section of the manual: 

Revised November 2017

The Department of Pathology has consolidated its request forms onto a single sheet. The consolidated request form replaces the following individual request forms:

  1. Request for Special Stains
  2. Request for Breast Pathology Review (other than node negative)
  3. Request for Retrospective Her2neu Testing
  4. Request for node-negative pathology reviews
Please use the consolidated form for all pathology requests and ensure that it is filled in as completely as possible.

If you have any questions, please contact Lily Yuen at 604-877-6000 ext. 672073.

The following form(s) are in pdf file format:

Revised March 2014

These resources are available from BC Cancer.

There is patient level information on breast cancer. BC Cancer produces a wide variety of pamphlets and brochures about breast cancer and its treatment, including nutrition information. The online Information Kit has a number of resources and navigational tools. There is a printable document about the Information Kit that can be handed out to patients.

For more information about breast cancer screening, visit the BC Cancer Screening website.

Patient and Family Counselling Services offer support programs and services to patients and their families.  

The BC Cancer Library is a valuable resource for patients, family and friends. Librarians can help you find answers to your questions. There are books, video and audio materials and pamphlets available for loan. Pathfinders are another valuable resource produced by the Library.

BC Cancer Recommended Websites

Revised November 2017


Dr. Stephen Chia, Medical Oncology, VC 


Abeer Abed
Dr. Medhat Abd-El-Malek, Radiation Oncology, AC
Dr. Maha Almahmudi, Radiation Oncology, AC
Ms. Suzanne Anthonsen, Physiotherapy, VC
Dr. Siavash Atrchian, Radiation Oncology, CSi 
Dr. Terry Bainbridge, Pathology, VC
Ms. Noelle Baird, Clinical Trials, VC
Dr. Chris Baliski, Surgical Oncology, CSI
Dr. Susan Balkwill, Radiation Oncology, FVC
Dr. Aisling Barry 
Dr. Anise Barton, Surgeon, Kamloops
Ms. Alanah Bergman, Clinical Physics, VC
Dr. Vanessa Bernstein, Medical Oncology, VIC
Dr. Tanya Berrang, Radiation Oncology, VIC
Dr. Marilyn Borugian, Research, BCCRC
Dr. Esta Bovill, Plastic Surgeon, PHC and VA Vancouver
Dr. Sonia Cader, Surgical Oncologist, Surrey Memorial Hospital, FVCC
Dr. Hannah Carolan, Radiation Oncology, VCC 
Dr. Nadine Caron, Surgeon, Prince George, CN
Dr. Bill Caskey, Clinical Associate, CSI
Dr. Kathy Ceballos, Pathology, VC
Dr. Rona Cheifetz, Surgery, Vancouver
Dr. Stephen Chia, Medical Oncology, VC
Dr. Connie Chiu, Surgical Oncologist, Royal Columbian Hospital
Dr. Juanita Crook, Radiation Oncology, CSI
Dr. Barb Czerkawski, Medical Oncology, CSI
Ms. Susan D'Aloisio, Clinical Trials, VC
Dr. Noelle Davis, Surgical Oncology, VC
Dr. Carol Dingee, Surgery, Vancouver
Mr. Richard Doll, Pt. & Fam. Counselling, BC Cancer
Dr. Cheryl Duzenli, Clinical Physics, VC
Dr. Susan Ellard, Medical Oncology, CSI
Dr. Xiaolan Feng, Medical Ooncology VIC
Dr. Dave Fenton, Medical Oncology VIC
Dr. Leathia Fiorino, Medical Ooncology VIC
Dr. Karen Gelmon, Medical Oncology, VC
Dr. Francois Germain, Radiation Oncology, CSI
Dr. Michelle Goecke, Surgeon, Royal Columbian Hospital
Dr. Dennis Grant, Pathology, Surrey Memorial Hospital
Dr. Anagha Gurjal, Medical Oncology, FVC
Dr. Sarah Hamilton, Radiation Oncology, VCC
Dr. Ed Hardy, Medical Oncology, CSI
Dr. Dorothy Harrison, Diagnostic Imaging, VC
Dr. Patricia Hassell, Diagnostic Imaging, VC
Dr. Malcolm Hayes, Pathology, VC
Dr. Greg Hislop, Epidemiology, BCCRC
Dr. Cheryl Ho, Medical Oncology, VCC 
Dr. Shirley Howdle, Medical Oncology, VC
Dr. Maria Hugi, Vancouver
Dr. David Huntsman, Lab Medicine, VC
Dr. Rhonda Janzen, General Surgery, Surrey
Ms. Debbie Jepson, Nursing, VC
Dr. Sam Kader, Radiation Oncology, VIC
Ms. Fatimah Kassam, Radiation Therapy, FVC
Dr. Hagen Kennecke, Medical Oncology, VC
Dr. Mira Keyes, Radiation Oncology, VC
Dr. Charmaine Kim-Sing, Radiation Oncology, VC
Dr. Meg Knowling, Medical Oncology, VC
Dr. Theodora Koulis, Radiation Oncology, CSI
Ms. Sarah Kristensen, Radiation Therapy, FVC
Dr. Doran Ksienski, Medial Oncology, VIC
Dr. Kimberley Kuik, Pharmacist, VIC
Dr. Urve Kuusk, Surgery, Vancouver
Dr. Winkle Kwan, Radiation Oncology, FVC
Ms. Sheila Lamb, Clinical Nurse Specialist,VGH - UBC Site
Dr. Janessa Laskin, Medical Oncology, VC
Dr. Bernard Lee, Radiation Oncology, FVCe
Dr. Chris Lee, Medical Oncology, FVC
Ms. Sandra Lee, Health Info Services, VIC
Dr. Carson Leong, Radiation Oncology, FVC
Dr. Beverly Lester, Radiation Oncology, CSI
Dr. Valia Lestou, Medical Physics,  CSI
Dr. Peter Lim, Radiation Oncology, VC
Dr. Angela Lin, Radiation Oncology, CSI
Dr. Victor Ling, Cancer Genetics, BCCRC
Dr. Caroline Lohrisch, Medical Oncology, VC
Ms. Emily Lok, PIM, VC
Ms. Janice Loomer Margolis, BC Cancer Foundation
Dr. Sarah Lucas, Radiation Oncology, CSI
Dr. Sheina MacAdam, Plastic Surgeon, VA, Vancouver
Dr. Mike MacLeod, Kelowna
Dr. Nicol MacPherson, Medical Oncology VIC
Dr. Al Mansour, Medical Oncology VIC
Dr. Andy MacFadden, Surgical Oncologist, Vancouver Center
Dr. Elaine McKevitt, Ssurgeon, PHC, Vancouver
Dr. Deepu Mirchandani, Medical Oncology CSI, Penticton
Dr. Lee Ann Martin, Medical Oncology, FVC
Dr. JP McGhie, Medical Oncology, VIC
Dr. Saira Mithani, Pharmacy, VC
Dr. Islam Mohamed, Radiation Oncology, CSI
Dr. Rebecca Nelson, Plastic Surgeon, Burnaby Hospital
Ms. Kathy Ng, Patient Info Management, VC
Dr. Alan Nichol, Radiation Oncology, VC
Dr. Conrad Oja, Medical Oncology  FVC
Dr. Robert Olson, Radiation Oncology, CN
Dr. Gary Pansegrau, Medical Oncology, FVC
Dr. Jin-Si Pao, Ssurgeon, PHC, Vancouver
Ms. Cathy Parker, Breast Health. Center, Victoria Gen. Hosp.
Dr. Christina Parsons, Radiation Oncology, VC
Dr. Zia Poonja Medical Oncology, VIC
Dr. Alison Ross, Surgeon, Victoria
Ms. Brenda Ross, Radiation Therapy, FVC
Ms. Debra Rusch, Administration, VC
Ms. Maureen Sands, ACU, VC
Dr. Ravinder Sawhney, Medical Oncology, FVC
Dr. Tamara Shenkier, Medical Oncology, VC
Ms. Bal Sidhu, HRA, FVC
Ms. Wendy Sim, Clinical Trials Unit, VC
Dr. Christine Simmons, Medical Oncology, VC
Dr. Sally Smith, Radiation Oncology, VIC
Ms. Caroline Speers, Breast Ca. Outcomes Unit, VC
Dr. Amirrtha Srikanthan, Medical Oncology, VC
Dr. Moira Stilwell, Breast Assessment Unit, BC Women's Hosp.
Dr. Jeff Sulpher, Medical Ooncology VIC
Dr. Sophie Sun, Medical Oncology, VC 
Ms. Helen Sundberg, Nursing, FVC
Dr. Michelle Sutter, Surgeon, Prince George, CN
Dr. Marianne Taylor, Medical Oncology, CSI
Dr. Eric Tran, Radiation Oncology, VC
Dr. Pauline Truong, Radiation Oncology, VIC
Dr. Scott Tyldesley, Radiation Oncology, VC
Dr. Dorothy Uhlman, Medical Oncology, AC
Dr. Nancy Van Laeken, Plastic Surgeon, PHC, Vancouver
Ms. Cheri Van Patten, Nutrition, VC
Dr. Isabelle Vallieres, Radiation Oncology, VIC
Dr. Joanna Vergidis, Radiation Oncology, VIC
Dr. Diego Villa, Medical Oncology, VC 
Dr. David Voduc, Radiation Oncology, AC
Dr. Elaine Wai, Radiation Oncology, VIC
Dr. Rebecca Warburton, Breast Surgical Oncologist, PHC, Vancouver
Dr. Linda Warren, Diagnostic Radiology, Vancouver
Dr. Lorna Weir, Radiation Oncology, VC
Dr. Akushla Wijay, Breast Surgical Oncologist, Port Alberni
Dr. Christine Wilson, Diagnostic Radiology, VC
Dr. Frances Wong, Radiation Oncology, FVC
Dr. John Yun, Medical Oncology, Richmond

Types of cancer

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