Cancer

Father’s Day Walk Run for prostate cancer will be virtual event this year throughout B.C.

The annual fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC has brought in $2.5 million since 1999

 

Groundbreaking clinical trial saves B.C. woman’s life

BC Cancer Foundation donors essential for current and future research

  • May 18, 2020

 

Mother’s Day sweetened by daughter’s cancer-free results

Help change outcomes for patients with blood cancers like Morgan

  • May 4, 2020

Former Vancouver Island mayor’s cancer journey a cautionary tale

Comox resident Paul Ives shares his experience dealing with squamous cell carcinoma

B.C.’s Ride to Conquer Cancer postponed until 2021

2,100 riders had signed up for the massive annual fundraiser for the BC Cancer Foundation

Cancer patients urged to keep all appointments, if possible, despite COVID-19

While coronavirus presents higher risk to immune compromised, cancer treatment remains important

Comox Valley woman rejects doctors to battle cancer through natural methods

“I believe the body heals itself when you give it the right things and take away the wrong things.”

Hundreds of B.C. firefighters ‘climb the wall’ for BC Lung Association

The charity fundraiser saw participants climbing up 48 storeys

B.C. widow ‘crushed’ over stolen T-shirts meant for memorial blanket

Lori Roberts lost her fiancé one month ago Tuesday now she’s lost almost all she had left of him

‘Epic sky palace’: B.C. businesses help create dream treehouse for boy recovering from cancer

‘It was kind of a bright shining beacon at the end of a horrible, dark tunnel’

‘Epic sky palace’: Island businesses help create dream treehouse for boy recovering from cancer

‘It was kind of a bright shining beacon at the end of a horrible, dark tunnel’

Improving the standard of care through brachytherapy

BC Cancer Foundation donors have played a significant role in advancing brachytherapy research

  • Jan 13, 2020

BC Cancer Foundation opens doors to the Victoria public for tours of the facility

The tour showed visitors all the important work that goes on at BC Cancer-Victoria

Donor with rare genetics needed to help treat cancer-stricken Vancouver Island man

Jeremy Chow is half Canton Chinese, half British and needs a donor with a similar ethnic background

Victoria’s Royal Jubilee Hospital home to new cancer diagnostic suite

The Gordon Heys Family PET/CT Suite was unveiled at the BC Cancer Centre-Victoria

UVic researcher gets $1.08 million to study the link between sugar, immune cells and cancer

Julian Lum will lead a study to see how a person’s diet can strengthen their immune cells

Before his death, B.C.’s Keven Drews learned real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the inevitable end, something inside Keven Drews didn’t let him stop living

Facing reality of death, Surrey man learns real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the end, something inside let Keven Drews won’t let him stop living