Dec 21, 2022

BC Cancer researchers develop an improved hereditary cancer test

Researchers at the BC Cancer Research Institute have made an advancement in genetic testing that allows for more accurate prediction of which parent’s genes led to an individual’s increased cancer risk. This improves the efficiency of familial testing strategies and could eliminate concern for patients at high risk of cancer caused by genes inherited from a parent.

Dec 16, 2022

Dr. Arefeh Rouhi receives BC Cancer Excellence Award for Workplace Inspiration

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. Arefeh Rouhi is a doctor and scientist, research at the Terry Fox Laboratories, BC Cancer Research Institute. She is the winner of this year’s BC Cancer Excellence Award in the category of Workplace Inspiration.

Dec 05, 2022

BCCF Innovation Support Fund Awardees

The BCCF Innovation Support Fund Awardees are:

  • Ly Vu & Christian Steidl - equipment: Bio-Rad ChemiDoc Imaging System
  • Pamela Hoodless - equipment: Thermo EVOS M5000 Cell Imaging Microscope

The BC Cancer Foundation, in partnership with BC Cancer, established the Innovation Support Fund competition in 2010 to enable the acquisition of equipment essential to conducting research. 

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