Sarah Roth, BC Cancer Foundation
Sarah Roth
President & CEO

With an extensive 20-year career in fundraising, Sarah brings exceptional results in leading teams through large-scale fundraising initiatives for Boston Children’s Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Most recently, as the Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations in the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine, Sarah launched and completed a $437.6 million campaign, which included the Faculty’s largest ever donation, as part of UBC’s start an evolution campaign.  

Sarah is an avid cyclist keen to tackle the Ride to Conquer Cancer, and highly motivated to advance the BC Cancer Foundation’s mission of funding research and enhancements to care at the BC Cancer Agency.

Blog Posts by Sarah Roth

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Introducing October guest blogger Dr. Stephen Chia

We thank Dr. David Huntsman for updating us on team OVCARE and their mission to reduce ovarian cancer cases by 50 per cent within 15 years. I was truly inspired by the generosity displayed by our community at Hope Couture in support of this goal. Thanks to our donors, team OVCARE is better equipped than ever to curb this disease. We are pleased to welcome back to our blog Dr. Stephen Chia, medical oncologist at BC Cancer, for the month of October. Dr. Chia will describe the world-leading breast cancer research taking place at BC Cancer as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Thanks for...

Introducing September guest blogger Dr. David Huntsman

We are grateful to Dr. Kim Chi for sharing with us the remarkable advancements in prostate cancer research that have taken place at BC Cancer thanks to our generous donor community. It was inspiring cycling alongside Dr. Chi at this year’s British Columbia Ride to Conquer Cancer and to hear him discuss the tangible difference we are making in the lives cancer patients and their families through this event. We are pleased to welcome back to our blog Dr. David Huntsman, director of BC Cancer’s Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OVCARE), for the month of September. Dr. Huntsman will discuss the...

Introducing August guest blogger Dr. Kim Chi

Special thanks to Dr. Daniel Renouf for sharing the incredible progress being made to treat pancreatic cancer. It is a true testament to the importance of events such as the Glotman-Simpson Cypress Challenge , proceeds from which fund this life-saving work. We are pleased to welcome back to our blog Dr. Kim Chi, medical oncologist and director of clinical research at BC Cancer, for the month of August. Dr. Chi will blog about his work advancing treatment for prostate cancer through a number of promising clinical trials. Dr. Chi will also share his experience participating in this year’s...

Introducing June guest blogger Dr. Roy Ma

Thank you to our May guest bloggers Drs. Ryna Levy Milne and Kristin Campbell for sharing with us the importance of healthy eating and exercise during cancer treatment. We are excited about the second phase of the NExT study, which will directly benefit cancer patients across British Columbia. I’m pleased to welcome Dr. Roy Ma, radiation oncologist at BC Cancer, as our June guest blogger. Dr. Roy Ma will share his work with VERO – the most technologically advanced radiotherapy delivery system available today, now installed at BC Cancer. The machine, exclusively funded by our generous donors,...

Introducing May guest bloggers Drs. Ryna Levy Milne and Kristin Campbell

I’d like to thank our April guest blogger, Dr. Anna Tinker, for sharing her work on the immunotherapy trials planned for ovarian and cervical cancers this year at the BC Cancer Agency. It is, as she says, an exciting time for cancer research and care here in British Columbia. We are thrilled to be supporting this innovative work, which is providing new hope for patients today. I’m pleased to introduce our guest bloggers for the month of May - Drs. Ryna Levy Milne and Kristin Campbell. Dr. Levy Milne is the provincial director of therapeutic oncology services at the BC Cancer Agency, and Dr...

Introducing April guest blogger Dr. Anna Tinker

I’d like to thank our March guest blogger, Dr. Ryan Morin, for sharing his work uncovering the mutations that drive lymphoid cancer. Thanks to his research, we are gaining knowledge of how cancer develops and ultimately, how it can be treated. I’m pleased to welcome Dr. Anna Tinker, medical oncologist and senior project leader of immunotherapy clinical trials at the BC Cancer Agency, to the blog for April. As a funding recipient of the 2015 Inspiration Gala , Dr. Tinker returns to our blog to update the BC Cancer community on the impact philanthropy is having on the groundbreaking...