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Introducing September Guest Blogger Dr. Ross Halperin

Before I welcome our September guest blogger, I have some exciting news to share:

Over the past several years, the BC Cancer Foundation has been recognized by Charity Intelligence and Imagine Canada for our excellence and transparency in governance. This past week, the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries named the BC Cancer...

Introducing August Guest Bloggers: Dr. Miriam Rosin and the BC Oral Cancer Prevention Program Team

Thank you to Dr. François Bachand for taking us behind the scenes at the BC Cancer Agency Sindi Ahluwalia Hawkins Centre for the Southern Interior. Brachytherapy is a truly revolutionary treatment method that is bringing new hope to cancer patients in B.C. and Dr. Bachand and his colleagues are taking huge strides to make it more widely-available.

For August, we are trying something new...

Introducing July Guest Blogger Dr. François Bachand

Thank you to Dr. Kim Chi for reminding us of how far we’ve come in improving outcomes for prostate cancer patients in British Columbia and the important role donors continue to play in translating research breakthroughs from the lab into the clinic.

As we officially welcome warmer summer weather in B.C., we are also pleased to welcome Dr. François Bachand as guest blogger for the month...

Introducing June Guest Blogger Dr. Kim Chi

Thank you to Dr. Peter Watson for a month of fascinating insights from the BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre. From biobanking to breast cancer research and immunotherapy, Dr. Watson highlighted the many ways donors are making a difference on the island and beyond.

We’re returning to the mainland for the month of June, with guest blogger Dr. Kim Chi. Dr. Chi is a medical...

Introducing May Guest Blogger Dr. Peter Watson

Thank you to Dr. Christian Steidl for sharing the latest groundbreaking research at the BC Cancer Agency’s Centre for Lymphoid Cancer. As Dr. Steidl described, BC Cancer Foundation donors play a vital role in supporting discoveries that lead to improved treatment and care for British Columbians facing lymphoid cancer.

Promising advancements to cancer research and care are also happening...

Introducing April Guest Blogger Dr. Christian Steidl

Thank you to Dr. Christine Wilson for taking us behind the scenes at the BC Cancer Agency’s Screening Mammography Program, a world-class resource for women all across B.C.

We are very pleased to have Dr. Christian Steidl join us as guest blogger for April. Dr. Steidl is a scientist in the BC Cancer Agency’s Department of Experimental Therapeutics, where he leads a team of experts in...

Introducing March Guest Blogger Dr. Christine Wilson

I’d like to begin by thanking Dr. Hagen Kennecke for taking us behind-the-scenes to see how research, collaboration and innovative tools are improving treatment and care for cancer patients across the province.

We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Christine Wilson as our guest blogger for March. Dr. Wilson is a radiologist and Medical Director of the BC Cancer Agency’s Screening...

World Cancer Day and Introducing Dr. Hagen Kennecke

Today is World Cancer Day and many of us are taking time to honour, remember and recognize those who have been affected by this devastating disease. Here in B.C., we are fortunate to have some of the world’s best cancer experts working to solve the molecular mysteries of the disease. With these excellent leaders at the helm, I am confident we will achieve our vision of a world free from cancer...

Happy New Year and Introducing January Guest Blogger Dr. Brian Toyota

Happy new year and welcome to the first blog post of 2014!

I want to begin by thanking December guest blogger Dr. Anna Tinker for taking us behind the scenes with the BC Cancer Agency’s ovarian cancer research team and the revolutionary SMART project.

We are pleased to welcome back a familiar face for January – neuro-oncologist Dr. Brian Toyota...

Introducing December Guest Blogger Dr. Anna Tinker

Hi everyone. First, thank you to Dr. Cheryl Ho for being our guest blogger in November and for sharing her insights in the future of lung cancer research at the BC Cancer Agency.  

Joining us to wrap up 2013 is Dr. Anna Tinker. Dr. Tinker is a medical oncologist at the BC Cancer Agency and an expert in ovarian cancer. She also leads the SMART...


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