Pauline Jeanneau
Social Media Specialist , BC Cancer Foundation

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2019 Discovery Luncheon Raises Record $370,000 to Support Genomics

The ninth-annual Discovery Luncheon in Kelowna on November 5 raised a record-setting $370,000 to help bring genomically-based solutions to BC Cancer - Kelowna and hope to families facing cancer across the interior. Guests at the 2019 Discovery Luncheon Hosted at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort, the event welcomed members of the community alongside BC Cancer experts to connect and invest in the future of cancer care: genomics. 2019 Discovery Luncheon at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort See the full event gallery here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmJbYNJv The event welcomed patient speaker, Shannon Gall...

The 2019 Inspiration Gala Raises $3 Million to Advance Genomics

After months of preparation and work that spanned across multiple teams, the BC Cancer Foundation hosted its 15 th annual Inspiration Gala on November 2 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. The stunning winter’s magic themed event welcomed over 500 guests, generous donors and cancer experts from around the province. By the end of the evening, $3 Million dollars was raised to advance genomics - the analysis of an individual’s DNA to better understand their cancer. A full gallery from the evening can be found here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmJsHqbP Carla Rielly One of the evening’s highlights was key...

Genomics saves West Vancouver woman’s life after facing aggressive ovarian cancer

Every three and a half hours, another woman is diagnosed with ovarian cancer in Canada. In B.C, more than 300 women will be diagnosed with a form of ovarian cancer this year. In the winter of 2014, this statistic included West Vancouver’s Candy Woodworth. At her weekly Pilates class, Candy noticed she felt uncomfortable when doing a routine exercise. She went back to the class a week later, and noticed the same pain in her stomach and immediately made an appointment with her family doctor, who sent her for an urgent ultrasound. “I hardly had my coat off when the phone rang and my doctor told...