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Clinical Trials for Pancreatic Cancer at the BC Cancer Agency

Hello everyone,

We’ve had a very exciting week since the last post! The Inspiration Gala was an incredible event, with over $3.5 million raised for cancer research. My colleagues and I are truly inspired by and thankful for the generosity that led to this amazing achievement. We’re also very excited about the upcoming research initiatives in pancreatic cancer.

I work as...

Dr. Daniel Renouf: My Journey to the BC Cancer Agency

Hello everyone,

I’m Dan Renouf, a medical oncologist and clinical researcher at the BC Cancer Agency. The areas I focus on include the treatment of pancreatic cancer, and the development of new therapies to treat cancer.

In this first blog post I want to start by telling you a bit about myself: I grew up in Edmonton and did my medical school training at the University of Alberta—...

Introducing November Guest Blogger Dr. Daniel Renouf

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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...

Pediatric Personalized Medicine Project and facing important questions

A short while ago, Dr. Aly Karsan blogged about the personalized medicine project. I am also involved in this project, but with a focus in pediatrics. The goal of the project is to probe the genomes, or DNA, of some of the most challenging childhood cancers known, to look at very high risk patients, sequence genomes of the...


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