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Exciting Developments in Cancer Research in B.C.

Hey folks – this has been an exciting week!

On Tuesday a group of us conducted a province-wide presentation of the results of a big international cancer conference held in San Francisco, January 16 to 18 this year. Then, on Wednesday, we had the chance to offer some patients with rectal cancer an exciting new study that we are doing in partnership with centres across the U.S. and Canada...

Colorectal cancer awareness

March is colorectal cancer awareness month, and since colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer death, it’s certainly an important cancer to be aware of.

Often, colorectal cancer is diagnosed at a later stage, when it is harder to treat.  But if it’s detected early, the survival rate for colorectal cancer is over 90 per cent....


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