Dr. David Levy
Past president, BC Cancer Agency

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B.C.’s cancer survival rates stand out

I’m pleased to be today’s special guest blogger and to share with you our excitement about a study that highlights the quality of cancer care in British Columbia and the role that research plays in it. The study, published today in the prestigious international journal The Lancet , compares outcomes for breast, ovarian, lung, and colorectal cancer among Canada, Australia, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom over the period from 1995–2007. These six nations were chosen because of their similar wealth and systems of universal health care. Here is a summary of some of the results: -...