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Populations Outcomes

The Populations Outcomes Unit is committed to research the impact of cancer care and services on outcomes for cancer patients by maximizing use of the unique provincial data sources within and outside BC Cancer.

This theme provides support for research projects by providing trained and enthusiastic staff, providing research mentorship, and facilitating collaboration with knowledgeable health records staff and statisticians.

Thus far, results from Populations Outcomes research projects have guided treatment decisions in many different types of cancer locally, provincially and internationally, through peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations.

Process for Patients

If you are interested in learning more about our research teams and how you can participate in research projects currently underway please contact

Process for Researchers

The Population Outcomes Unit has fostered working relationships with a number of groups outside of BC Cancer – Victoria, including the Statistical Consulting Centre and School of Health Informatics at the University of Victoria and BC Cancer – Surrey.

If you are interested in learning more about this research theme or are interested in collaborating on a project with us please contact


This theme is led by:

  • Dr Elaine Wai
  • Dr Pauline Truong


People conducting research under this theme vary according to the projects underway. If you want more information about our projects please contact


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