Facilitating the research of numerous nationally and internationally recognized scientists, in over sixty labs across British Columbia, to improve cancer care.

BC Cancer Research strives to improve the lives of patients through the integration of basic biomedical research, genomics, clinical trials, health services research, cancer surveillance, population health, and the development of innovative new technology, programs, and interventions. Organized through departments and programs with various themes, BC Cancer supports groundbreaking cancer research and personalized care approaches through world-class facilities and platforms including genomics, bioinformatics, imaging, drug development and tissue banking.

News & Events

June 22, 2020

BC Cancer trainee Gillian Carleton receives prestigious Vanier scholarship

Gillian Carleton is no stranger to hard work. The BC Cancer researcher, University of Victoria student and Team Canada Olympic medalist can now include a Vanier Canada Scholarship award under their belt. The award is arguably one of the most prestigious graduate scholarship awards in Canada, offering recipients $50,000 per year for 3 years while they finish their graduate studies.

Research Recovery Resources

BC Cancer Research is taking a gradual and careful approach to re-opening research activities to protect our staff, patients and communities.

Access our COVID-19 recovery resources.

Our Strategic Plan

Our Strategic Plan outlines our direction to strengthen our research capabilities and collaboration with departments and partners to improve our ability to generate knowledge, enhance the impact of our research, and support innovation in clinical care.  

Read the BC Cancer Research Strategic Plan.

Our Research

The success of BC Cancer is driven by the people and their passion to reduce the impact of cancer on people and society. Our Research Report focuses on new developments in blood cancer research and celebrates our achievements and milestones in the past year.

Read the 2018 BC Cancer Research Report.

Publications

SETD1B-associated neurodevelopmental disorder

Journal Of Medical Genetics, 2020
Alexandra Roston, Dan Evans, Harinder Gill, Margaret McKinnon, Bertrand Isidor, Benjamin Cogné, Jill Mwenifumbo, Clara van Karnebeek, Jianghong An, Steven J M Jones, Matthew Farrer, Michelle Demos, Mary Connolly, William T Gibson
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