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Laurie Sehn

Dr. Laurie Sehn, MD

Medical Oncologist at the BC Cancer Agency, Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia

Dr Laurie Sehn has been a Clinical Assistant Professor with the BC Cancer Agency and University of British Columbia, Canada, where she is a Medical Oncologist and Clinical Investigator with the lymphoma tumour group, since 1998. Dr Sehn graduated from McGill Medical School, Montreal, Canada, in 1991 and received her training in internal medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University, New York, USA. She was trained in haematology-oncology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, and received a Masters of Public Health degree from Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University in 1997. Prior to returning to Canada, she spent a year at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute as a Bone Marrow Transplant specialist. Dr. Sehn has served on the Board of Directors of the Lymphoma Foundation Canada (LFC) since 2002, and is currently the Director of Research Fellowships for the LFC.Dr Sehn's research interests include all of the lymphoid cancers with particular interest in the biology and treatment of large cell lymphoma, the application of new imaging techniques such as PET scanning to lymphoma management and innovative new approaches to treatment. She is the lead investigator of a major new clinical trial focusing on the use of PET scanning in the therapy of large cell lymphoma.