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British Columbia has the lowest rate of lung cancer in Canada, and also the lowest mortality rate from lung cancer. Lung cancer is most common in the year age group, but in recent decades it has doubled in the year old group and increased ten fold in the year group..
The information contained in these documents is a statement of consensus of BC Cancer professionals regarding their views of currently accepted approaches to treatment..
Dr. Lam is the chair of the Provincial Lung Tumour Group, and directs the MDS Rix Early Lung Cancer Detection and Translational Research Program at the BC Cancer Agency. His research interest is in early detection, chemoprevention and endoscopic therapy of lung cancer. He has received numerous awards for .
BC Cancer researchers have proven that lung cancer found in people who have never smoked is a completely distinct disease from that seen in smokers. Research has also shown that lung cancer screening among high risk individuals can reduce cancer mortality by per cent..
The BC Lung Screen Trial is a study led by Dr. Stephen Lam Respiratory Medicine , Dr. John Yee Thoracic Surgery , Dr. Renelle Myers Respiratory Medicine and Dr. John Mayo Radiology at the Vancouver General Hospital in association with BC Cancer..
Today is World Lung Cancer Day. While lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancers in BC, early detection through screening has shown promising results in reducing the impact of this disease. You can read more about screening on the Lung Cancer Canada website below .
Lung Cancer. Dr. Stephen Lam is studying “never smokers” who develop lung cancer, looking for patterns in life and family history, With your support, BC Cancer scientists can better understand the root causes of cancer, and how we can prevent it in the first place. Back to top..
Surgery is sometimes used to treat non small cell lung cancer, but only if the tumour can be completely removed. The type of surgery you have depends mainly on the size and location of the tumour and how far it has spread within the lung..
This is a study aimed to improve lung cancer survival rates by screening former or current smoker participants with low dose chest CT scans. Lung cancer is normally caught in later stages, but with screening, it can be caught early and can often result in curative treatment. BC Lung Health Check..
How North Vancouver’s BREATH team is a lung patient’s dream team As few as one in Canadians with chronic lung disease currently have access to pulmonary rehabilitation a program of exercise and education proven to significantly improve patient quality >.