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Introducing Guest Blogger Dr. Bernie Eigl

Hello everyone, 

Thank you to our December guest blogger Dr.Kirpal Kohli for finishing off the year with an exciting glimpse into the world of medical physics and radiotherapy at the BC Cancer Agency. 

I'm very pleased to welcome our first guest blogger for 2013, Dr. Bernie Eigl. Dr. Eigl is a medical oncologist at the BC Cancer Agency and has recently returned to Vancouver from...

Happy Holidays and Welcome Dr. Kirpal Kohli

Hi everyone,

The holidays are in full swing at the BC Cancer Foundation! December is a very special time, when donors from around the province make contributions to cancer research at the BC Cancer Agency in honour of loved ones and in hope of a bright future for cancer patients and their families.

I encourage all of you to consider the BC Cancer Foundation in your holiday giving...

Introducing November Guest Blogger Dr. Daniel Renouf

Hi everyone,

The BC Cancer Foundation’s 2012 Inspiration Gala is just around the corner, and the momentum can be felt across our organization. This year’s sold-out Gala will support a very important cause: the Pancreatic Cancer Research Initiative. Nearly 600 British Columbians will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year, and the effect of this disease is...

Introducing Kelsie Thu

Hi everyone,

First, I’d like to say thank you to Dr. Miller for her insightful posts on the bright future of ovarian and gynecologic cancer research. The success of the OvCaRe program reflects the strength of the partnership of philanthropy and research, and it is wonderful to hear about the world-class developments happening right here in B.C.

One topic that Dr. Miller touched...

Father’s Day, The BC Ride & Dr. Poul Sorensen

Thank you Dr. Shah for sharing with us the amazing progress you have seen in cancer genome research, and your involvement in the recent breast cancer breakthroughs at the BC Cancer Agency.

Before I introduce our June guest blogger, I’d like to highlight a couple of upcoming events:

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and for many this is an opportunity to share with loved...

More Groundbreaking news & Introducing Dr. Sohrab Shah

What a month! April was an exciting month for milestone achievements at the BC Cancer Agency. On April 22, the Agency’s own Dr. Karen Gelmon was honoured for her contributions to breast cancer research and her new partnership with Israeli scientists at the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC) at a sold-out gala event co-hosted by the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of...

Groundbreaking news & Introducing Dr. Connors

Before I introduce our next guest blogger, I must interrupt the schedule briefly here to share some exciting news with you.

I am pleased to bring news today of another groundbreaking discovery in breast cancer research at the BC Cancer Agency. This new discovery is adding to the strong momentum of hope and change in cancer research in British Columbia.

For the first time, the BC...

Introducing Dr. Marianne Sadar

Thank you Courteney Lai, Graduate Student (PhD), for sharing your behind the scenes experience at the BC Cancer Agency Research Centre, in the Terry Fox Laboratory. Your post explaining blood cancers and leukemia was interesting, and I wish you good luck in the next steps of your career.

Now, here we are in March, and I’m excited to introduce our next guest blogger, Dr. Marianne...


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