The BC Cancer Agency has a network of community cancer centres, services and clinics that provide cancer care in communities all across BC.
The Communities Oncology Network is a collaborative voluntary partnership with community services including 19 community cancer centres, 6 community cancer services and 12 consultative clinics across the province.
The network also partners with the regional cancer centres and systemic therapy and radiation programs, to deliver cancer patient care and support in 33 other community hospitals.
Components of the network include patients and their families, community health-care providers and volunteers, hospitals, community groups, health regions, the BC Cancer Agency regional centres and all the processes facilitated by the BC Cancer Agency.
Everyone involved in cancer care and treatment relies on provincial standards and guidelines established by the BC Cancer Agency.