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The Rice family has donated funds to award a prize in memory of Betty Rice who was a lung cancer patient managed by Dr. Karen Gelmon. The annual prize of $1,500.00 is to be awarded to residents in thoracic surgery, radiation oncology or medical oncology or a master's or PhD candidate doing a research project in lung cancer.

Potential recipients should forward appropriate documentation of the lung cancer research project to the Chair of the Lung Tumor Group, Dr. Stephen Lam, by the deadline of February 28, by email ( The selection will be made by April 1 by a committee consisting of Dr. Kevin Rice (Betty Rice’s son) and a multidisciplinary committee.

Updated 6 March 2007 

Patient and Family Counselling Services offers a number of support programs and services to patients and their families.  For more information please contact 604.877.6000, local 2194 
or toll free at 1.800.663.3333 local 2194.  

The Library at 604.675.8001 or toll free: 1.888.675.8001 ext. 8001 is a valuable resource. Check out "Coping with cancer".

Updated 13 December 2011


Dr. Stephen Lam, Respiratory Medicine, VC


Dr. Sheikh Nisar Ahmed Radiation Oncology AC
Dr. Helen Anderson Medical Oncology VIC
Dr. Ardashes Avanessian Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Tanya Berrang Radiation Oncology VIC
Dr. Eric Berthelet Radiation Oncology VC
Ms. Alysha Bharmal Pharmacy FVC
Dr. Paul Blood Radiation Oncology VIC
Dr. James Bond Thoracic Surgery Surrey Hosp.
Dr. Hannah Carolan Radiation Oncology VC
Ms. Rosie Cashman Nursing VC
Ms. Esther Chow Nursing VC
Dr. Rezwan Chowdhury Radiation Oncology CSI
Dr. Karen Chu Radiation Oncology VIC
Dr. Barb Czerkawski Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Janine Davies Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Thuan Do Medical Oncology FVC
Dr. Henry Docherty Clinical Associate CSI
Dr. Ann-Louise Ellwood Patient & Family Counselling CSI
Dr. John English Pathology VGH
Dr. Ken Evans Dept. of Surgery VGH
Dr. Daygen Finch Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Richard Finley Dept. of Surgery VGH
Dr. Julia Flint Pathology VGH
Dr. Farin Foroodi GPO CSI
Dr. Karen Goddard Radiation Oncology VC
Dr. Anagha Gurjal Medical Oncology AC
Dr. Ross Halperin Radiation Oncology CSI
Dr. Ed Hardy Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Cheryl Ho Medical Oncology VC
Dr. David Hoegler Radiation Oncology CSI
Dr. Fred Hsu Radiation Oncology AC
Dr. Paris Ingledew Radiation Oncology FVC
Dr. Diana Ionescu Pathology VC
Dr. Kelly James Pathology VC
Dr. Howard Joe Radiation Oncology VIC
Dr. Bal Johal Medical Oncology FVC
Dr. Bruce Keith Medical Oncology AC
Dr. Ed Kostashuk Radiation Oncology FVC
Dr. Doran Ksienski Medical Oncology VIC
Dr. Wan Lam Cancer Genetics BCCRC
Dr. Janessa Laskin Medical Oncology VC
Dr. Chris Lee Medical Oncology FVC
Dr. Carson Leong Radiation Oncology FVC
Ms. Karen Levy Nursing VC
Dr. Mitchell Liu Radiation Oncology VC
Dr. Chad Lund Radiation Oncology FVC
Dr. Keith Lowden Clinical Associate CSI
Dr. Calum MacAulay Cancer Imaging BCCRC
Dr. Mike Mamacos GPO-Radiation Oncology VC
Dr. Ben Martens Radiation Oncology VIC
Dr. Heidi Martins Medical Oncology VIC
Dr. Annette McWilliams Respiratory Medicine BCCRC
Dr. Barb Melosky Medical Oncology VC
Ms. Laura Mercer Nursing FVC
Dr. Myra Micek GPO-Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Deepu Mirchandani Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Islam Mohamed Radiation Oncology CSI
Dr. Nevin Murray Medical Oncology VC
Dr. Bill Nelems Thoracic Surgery Kelowna
Dr. Gia-Khanh Nguyen Pathology VC
Dr. Robert O’Connor Pathology VGH
Dr. Rob Olson Radiation Oncology VC
Dr. Branko Palcic Cancer Imaging BCCRC
Dr. Dilip Panjwani Radiation Oncology CN
Dr. David Petrik Radiation Oncology CSI
Dr. Bradley Proctor Medical Oncology Kamloops
Dr. Sanjay Rao Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Jennifer Rice GPO-Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Wendy Ross GPO-Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Lori Saretsky Clinical Associate VC
Dr. Delia Sauciuc Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Devin Schellenberg Radiation Oncology FVC
Dr. Tawimas Shaipanich Cancer Imaging VC
Dr. Dagmar Smatanova GPO-Pain & Symptom Mngmt. CSI
Dr. Sally Smith Radiation Oncology VIC
Ms. Jillian Stevens Pharmacy FVC
Mr. Alex Stronach Pharmacy VC
Dr. Sophie Sun Medical Oncology VC
Dr. Ann Tan Medical Oncology AC
Dr. Sara Taylor Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Angela Thermann GPO-Radiation Oncology VC
Dr. Nicholas Van Der Westhuizen Pathology VC
Dr. Elaine Wai Radiation Oncology VIC
Dr. Mary Wall Medical Oncology CSI
Dr. Yuwei Wang Endocrinology BCCRC
Dr. Marianne Willis Clinical Associate Penticton
Dr. Robert Winston Medical Oncology AC
Dr. Jonn Wu Radiation Oncology VC
Dr. John Yee Thoracic Surgery VGH
Dr. Chen Zhou Pathology VC

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