August 26, 2020

Research finding may lead to new treatment for rare ovarian cancer

Small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type (SCCOHT), is a particularly devastating cancer commonly diagnosed in women in their twenties and often has a very poor prognosis. In a recent study, researchers with the BC Cancer Research Institute have uncovered a metabolic vulnerability present in SCCOHT cells which may be a target for future treatment options. 

July 8, 2020

Dr. David Scott named to Lymphoma Research Foundation scientific advisory board

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the largest non-profit lymphoma research organization in North America with a volunteer scientific advisory board comprised of world-renowned lymphoma experts, including Dr. David Scott. Dr. Scott is the clinical director of the BC Cancer Centre for Lymphoid Cancer, deputy head of the BC Cancer Lymphoid Cancer Research and an associate professor at the University of British Columbia. Dr.

June 24, 2020

Researchers at Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at BC Cancer recognized with Team Science Award

Today the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has awarded teams associated with The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA)—including three researchers from Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) at BC Cancer—with a 2020 AACR team science award.

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.

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