Strategic Priority Fund Awards A brand new awards program launched in 2017, the Strategic Priority Fund Awards will play a significant role in advancing diagnosis and outcomes for cancer patients. The BC Cancer Foundation and BC Cancer Agency are delighted to announce the recipients of $1.5 million in funding to improve cancer treatment. The funding this year will provide seven BC Cancer Agency scientists and clinicians the opportunity to break ground on innovative research projects that will help improve cancer detection and care. Each of the projects funded are unique and explore a variety of cancer types such as cervical, lung, breast, as well as new detection tools and methods. To explore the recipients and their respective projects, please see below.