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Introducing January Guest Blogger Dr. Bernie Eigl

I’d like to thank Sarah Sample and Paula Myers for closing out 2016 with insightful blog posts about progress happening at the BC Cancer Agency’s Patient and Family Counselling program. Their efforts are having a significant impact for families facing cancer.

I’m so pleased to introduce our first blogger of the new year, Dr. Bernie Eigl. A medical oncologist and Provincial Director of...

Introducing October Guest Blogger: Dr. Stephen Lam

I am delighted to introduce Dr. Stephen Lam as this month’s guest blogger.

Dr. Lam is the chair of the Provincial Lung Tumour Group, and directs the MDS-Rix Early Lung Cancer Detection and Translational Research Program at the BC Cancer Agency. His research interest is in early detection, chemoprevention and endoscopic therapy of lung cancer.

He has received numerous awards for...

Introducing August Guest Blogger: Dr. Lindsay DeVorkin

I am delighted to introduce Dr. Lindsay DeVorkin, as this month’s guest blogger. Lindsay is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the BC Cancer Agency’s Deeley Research Centre, in Victoria. Building on her graduate studies work in molecular biology and biochemistry, she is now investigating the role of autophagy in the tumour microenvironment, and how it can be modulated to enhance the immune...

Introducing January Guest Blogger: Dr. Steven Jones

Thank you to our December guest blogger, Dr. Howard Lim, who shared how his passion for science as a child led to a career treating people with cancer and doing research on this challenging and complex disease. 

This month, we’re excited to welcome Dr. Steven Jones, the Head of Bioinformatics and Associate Director at the Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre.    


Introducing December Guest Blogger: Dr. Howard Lim

Thank you to our November guest bloggers, Dr. Robert Holt and the immunogenomics team, for sharing how their exciting work with DNA analysis is helping to make immunotherapy-based treatments most effective.

This month, we’re pleased to welcome Dr. Howard Lim, a medical oncologist at the BC Cancer Agency. Dr. Lim’s research focuses on uncovering new...

Introducing November Guest Bloggers: The Immunogenomics Team

Thank you to our October guest bloggers, the scientists and clinicians from the Deeley Research Centre. Thanks to the talent of this team and the tremendous generosity of BC Cancer Foundation donors, immunotherapy clinical trials will be getting underway soon, for the benefit of...

Introducing October Guest Bloggers: The Immunotherapy Clinical Trials Team

Thank you to our September guest blogger Dr. Will Lockwood for sharing the work he is doing to improve therapies for British Columbians facing lung cancer.

I’m very pleased to introduce our guest bloggers for October, the immunotherapy clinical trials team! This month, we will be hearing from a talented group of scientists and clinicians about the work they are doing to prepare for...

Hello from Lou Del Gobbo and Introducing September Guest Blogger

Hello everyone, I’m Lou Del Gobbo, Interim President & CEO of the BC Cancer Foundation, and I’m very pleased to introduce our September guest blogger.

Before I share what’s coming up this month on the blog, I want to extend a warm thank you to outgoing BC Cancer Foundation President & CEO Doug Nelson...


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