Dr. Malcolm Moore
President, BC Cancer

Malcolm J. Moore, MD is the President of BC Cancer. Prior to joining BC Cancer, Dr. Moore was the Daniel E. Bergsagel Professor of Medical Oncology and the Head of Medical Oncology and Hematology at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto. He was a professor of medicine and pharmacology at the University of Toronto. He did his medical training at the University of Western Ontario and his Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Clinical Pharmacology training at the University of Toronto.

Blog Posts by Dr. Malcolm Moore

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This is what cancer care will look like in the future

I’m often asked about the future of cancer in B.C. – and about BC Cancer’s future key areas of focus. When I first blogged, back in mid-December, I mentioned the critical need for a plan that will guide us for the next several years. That’s because we know what the cancer volumes will look like in 10 years, and beyond. We know the number of people being diagnosed with cancer is rising steadily. We know that, thanks to advances in research, diagnostics and treatments, people are living longer with cancer. We know we don’t have the infrastructure to accommodate this coming cancer “tsunami.” So...

A year-in-review: the extraordinary impact of philanthropy

When you look at 2018 for BC Cancer through a philanthropic lens, it has been a great year. I’ll start with the bike ride – the 10th annual Ride to Conquer Cancer. I’ve participated in the Ride for many years and it is a truly extraordinary event. In past years we crossed the border at the Peach Arch and rode to Seattle. But we decided this year that the Ride would stay in Canada – an overnight in Chilliwack, then on to Hope. But then the Fraser Valley, like other parts of B.C., was on fire. A few days before the Ride, we weren’t even sure we’d be able to hold the event. The rain came,...

Paving a new path for BC Cancer

The first time I blogged for the BC Cancer Foundation was in February 2016; I’d been on the job at BC Cancer for only a few months. Time has flown by; I cannot believe I’ve been here three years. I sometimes think about three key things attracted me to this position. The first was the people who worked at BC Cancer: terrific, caring, committed people. They had been through a rough patch for a number of years, with many changes in leadership, but had remained committed to the values and mission of this organization. That’s what sustained us during those difficult times. Second, I felt that the...