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Personalized Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer

In my last several posts I discussed some of the new treatments being developed for pancreatic cancer. As more options become available it is becoming increasingly important to improve our ability to individualize treatment strategies. 

Our group at the BC Cancer Agency and Pancreas Centre BC is very interested in studying ways to better sub-classify pancreatic cancer in the hopes of...

Philanthropy, Research, and Riding to Conquer Cancer!

Key to doing cancer research is funding (i.e. money!). As researchers, we spend a lot of time trying to get funding from various sources, particularly granting agencies. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing – by subjecting our ideas to repeated scrutiny, it helps us to refine our research plans and make sure that the best projects go forward. The problem is that there are lots of good ideas and...

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...

The 2012 Ride to Conquer Cancer

Hi everyone,

Just a quick interruption of Dr. Sorensen’s posts to share exciting news:

As many of you are aware, the Ride to Conquer Cancer took place this past weekend, and I am very pleased to report that the Ride has raised $11.2 million for research at the BC Cancer Agency, our highest total ever!

Braving wet weather and aching muscles with high...

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