Ovarian Cancer Canada

Western Regional Blog – BC, YK, AB, NWT and Nunavut

She’s Got Some ladyballs

Lauren Richards is using insights from her personal experience to help direct Ovarian  Cancer  Canada’s first major national campaign. By  Sonya Fatah

January 8, 2016

Cancer Chat Canada- Fall 2015 Newsletter

Check out the new Cancer Chat Canada newsletter : CCC Fall 2015 Newsletter_final If you would like to receive future newsletters, program updates, and information about upcoming support groups including webinars, … Continue reading

October 14, 2015

Walk of Hope Vancouver Talent

  For those of you who attended the Walk in Vancouver on Sunday, September 13th thank you! We are so excited about the success of this important fundraiser in Support of … Continue reading

September 16, 2015

Beta-blocker use linked to improved ovarian cancer survival. More trials needed to understand results.

Women with epithelial ovarian cancer who happened to be taking nonselective beta-blockers for hypertension survived longer than those who were not taking the drugs, according to a large multicenter retrospective … Continue reading

August 30, 2015

Do All BRCA Mutations Come with the Same Cancer Risk?

Women born with mutations in the genes BRCA1 or BRCA2 have an increased risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. But not all mutations within these genes raise the risk … Continue reading

August 4, 2015

Targeted Treatments Improving Ovarian Cancer Outcomes

Frontline Medical News interviewed medical oncologist Dr. Peter Harper (London) about our current knowledge of targeted treatments for patients with ovarian cancer.

March 16, 2015

BC Ranks Third in the World for Health Performance

In a February 12th 2015 news release from the BC Ministry of Health, BC is ranked the number one province in Canada for health performance and is surpassed only by … Continue reading

February 14, 2015

Requirement for Reporting of Drug Shortages Announced by Federal Government

In Vancouver today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, announced regulations requiring drug manufacturers to publicly report drug shortages and provide advanced warning of anticipated shortages.

February 10, 2015

Immunotherapy as a Promising Cancer Treatment

The success of immunotherapy for some cancer patients was highlighted this month in The Globe and Mail.

January 31, 2015

Complementary and Alternative Therapies

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Research in BC

The Injustices of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Canada