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Benefits of Research Today, Plans for the Future

Hello, Dr. Rasika Rajapakshe here with my final blog post as the BC Cancer Foundation’s guest blogger! Today, I’d like to share some of the benefits of our current research and the challenges we plan to tackle in the future.

Innovative Technology

My passion for research is fueled by the long term differences and improvements we can make in cancer patient care...

Early Detection Research at the BC Cancer Agency

Hello, Dr. Rasika Rajapakshe here and I am glad to be back for Week 2 as the BC Cancer Foundation’s guest blogger! Today I will be touching on my work at the BC Cancer Agency and our Early Detection Research Group.

I am currently a Senior Medical Physicist at the BC Cancer Agency Sindi Ahluwalia Hawkins Centre for the Southern Interior. My work focuses on the planning of radiation...

My Journey from Sri Lanka to a Career in Cancer Research

Hello! My name is Dr. Rasika Rajapakshe, and I am honoured to be this month’s guest blogger.

During my time as an undergraduate student in Sri Lanka, I planned on pursuing a degree in elementary particle physics. However, my time in university also showed me the importance of helping others, and that my work and actions affect those around me.

I decided that I wanted to have a...

Exciting Times at the Screening Mammography Program

Hi!  I’m Christine Wilson, Diagnostic Radiologist and Medical Director of the Screening Mammography Program (SMP) with the BC Cancer Agency. 

I’ve been the Medical Director since the summer of 2011 and it’s been a wild ride!  It began with a review of the screening mammography guidelines in early 2012.  I was part of a committee that examined all the evidence. This was just...

Hello from Dr. Christine Wilson

Hi, my name is Christine and I’m the Medical Director of the BC Cancer Agency’s Screening Mammography Program (SMP), which is a population-based screening program operated by the Agency. The goal of SMP is to reduce breast cancer deaths by finding cancer at an early stage through routine screening.

I’m also a diagnostic radiologist at the BC Cancer Agency, here in Vancouver, where I...

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...

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