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October 31, 2013 - Vancouver Sun Reporter wins prestigious journalism award for series on OVCARE's prevention campaign
Pamela Fayerman captures Jack Webster Award for her series on the BC-led change in surgical paradigm to reduce the incidence of ovarian cancer in the province of British Columbia...read full story > 

 

Sept 26, 2013 - OVCARE Researchers Continue to Lead the Way in Ovarian Cancer Research
OVCARE researchers played a key role in last week's first-ever, four-day international conference on ovarian cancer hosted by the American Association of Cancer Research...read full story >

 

May 24, 2013 - Vancouver Sun Reports on Italian Study that backs B.C. Ovarian Cancer-Prevention Procedure
The B.C.-led initiative to change surgical practice to prevent ovarian cancer has been deemed safe by a new Italian study.  Pamela Fayerman from the Vancouver Sun reports on these findings...read full story > 

 

May 7, 2013 - First World Ovarian Cancer Day on May 8th
Wear teal and spread the awareness.  OVCARE will be raising awareness by joining Ovarian Cancer Canada at the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery on May 8th between 11am - 2pm...read full story >

 

February 26, 2013 - Register for the Gynecologic Cancer Education Forum
Register today for BC Cancer Agency's Gynecologic Cancer Education Forum.  The program includes information for patients, survivors and caregivers, an overview of ovarian & endometrial cancers...read full story >

 

February 22, 2013 - Vancouver Sun Reports on OVCARE's Cancer Prevention Campaign
Pamela Fayerman, Vancouver Sun Reporter, discusses the controversies and triumphs of OVCARE's Ovarian Cancer Prevention Campaign two and a half years after its launch...read full story >

 

February 21, 2013 - Ride to Conquer Cancer Registration Nears Capacity
Did you know that OVCARE has a team with the British Columbia Ride to Conquer Cancer benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation?  2013 will be our fifth year as a team and our fifth year in the fight against ovarian cancer...read full story >

 

December 3, 2012 - Dianne Miller receives BCMA Terry Fox Medal
Dianne Miller, Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, received the Terry Fox Medal from the BC Medical Association in recognition of her outstanding leadership in the ovarian cancer field...read full story >

 

October 16, 2012 - Jessica McAlpine wins top research prize at IGCS 2012
Jessica McAlpine, OVCARE surgeon-scientist, wins the top research prize at the 14th Biennial Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) held in Vancouver, Canada in October...read full story

 

February 20, 2012 - Dismay over ovarian cancer outcomes leads to new professorship
A new professorship created by the family and friends of the late Dr. Chew Wei will be devoted to finding new ways of detecting and treating women with ovarian and other gynaecological cancers...read full story >

 

January, 2011 - OVCARE trainee wins best prize at ovarian cancer forum
Kimberly Wiegand, a research trainee with OVCARE, awarded the Traveling Fellow Presentation Award at the Helene Harris Memorial Trust International Forum on Ovarian Cancer...read full story >

 

June 24, 2010 - Report from 1st ovarian clear cell carcinoma symposium in vancouver
Researchers and clinicians from around the globe convened in Vancouver to discuss the clinical, pathological, molecular and treatment-related features of clear cell carcinoma of the ovary....read full story >

 

 

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