Jul 06, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Will Lockwood for receiving a BC Lung Association grant for “Defining mechanisms of lineage transformation in lung adenocarcinoma to combat therapy resistance".

Jan 10, 2023

Dr. Renelle Myers receives BC Cancer Excellence Award as Patient Care Champion, nominated by staff

The BC Cancer Excellence Awards provide an opportunity to shine a light on the inspiring people and teams who help ensure that British Columbians receive world-class, patient-centred cancer screening, treatment and support, and benefit from new discoveries that are helping change the face of cancer.

Dr. Renelle Myers is an interventional respirologist and principle investigator, integrative oncology at BC Cancer – Vancouver. She is the winner of this year's BC Cancer Excellence Award in the category of Patient Care Champion, nominated by staff.

Aug 31, 2021

New study examines ‘Achilles heel’ of cancer tumours, paving the way for new treatment strategies

Researchers at the University of British Columbia’s faculty of medicine and BC Cancer Research Institute have uncovered a weakness in a key enzyme that solid tumour cancer cells rely on to adapt and survive when oxygen levels are low.

The findings, published today in Science Advances, will help researchers develop new treatment strategies to limit the progression of solid cancer tumours, which represent the majority of tumour types that arise in the body.

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