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More BC women are due for their mammograms than ever before: join the Mammolanche and get screened<img alt="Join the Mammolanche" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BCC%20Screening%20mammolanche.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />More BC women are due for their mammograms than ever before: join the Mammolanche and get screenedDid you know that just by getting regular screenings, you can reduce your risk of death from breast cancer by 25 per cent?http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/join-the-mammolanche-and-get-screened2018-10-17T07:00:00Z
A day-in-the-life - Elder Roberta Price<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/roberta-price.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A day-in-the-life - Elder Roberta PriceIn honour of Orange Shirt Day, this week we profile Elder Roberta Price. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-day-in-the-life-elder-roberta-price2018-09-28T07:00:00Z
Prevent cancer with the HPV vaccine<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/HPV_Infographic_680x380.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Prevent cancer with the HPV vaccineThe human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cancer. Yet one-third of female B.C. adolescents have not been immunized against HPV. We can improve the uptake of this safe and effective cancer-preventing vaccine.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/prevent-cancer-with-the-hpv-vaccine2018-09-20T07:00:00Z
Catching babies and challenging the medical status quo<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/dissident-doc.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Catching babies and challenging the medical status quoWe’re excited to announce the release of Dr. Michael C. Klein’s memoir Dissident Doctor. Dr. Klein, a champion in women’s maternal health, was head of the Department of Family Practice at BC Women’s from 1993 to 2003. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/catching-babies-and-challenging-the-medical-status-quo2018-09-13T07:00:00Z
BC Women's Complex Chronic Diseases Program offers in-home virtual visits<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/virtual.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women's Complex Chronic Diseases Program offers in-home virtual visitsPatients registered in BC Women's Complex Chronic Diseases Program can now consult with their health care provider without leaving their home.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-womens-complex-chronic-diseases-program-offers-in-home-virtual-visits2018-08-22T07:00:00Z
When medical waste is another’s treasure<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/kathryn-fam.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />When medical waste is another’s treasureMothers who give birth at BC Women’s have the unique opportunity to really make a difference and, ultimately save a life.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/when-medical-waste-is-another’s-treasure2018-07-20T07:00:00Z
Women’s Health Research Institute becomes UBC Faculty of Medicine Research Centre<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/researcher.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Women’s Health Research Institute becomes UBC Faculty of Medicine Research CentreWe're excited to announce that the Women's Health Research Centre (WHRI) is recognized as a UBC Faculty of Medicine Research Centre.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/women’s-health-research-institute-becomes-ubc-faculty-of-medicine-research-centre2018-07-03T07:00:00Z
National Indigenous Peoples Day<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/indigenous-day.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />National Indigenous Peoples DayOn June 21, we celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day at BC Women’s and reflected on our commitment to providing safe quality care for all of our patients.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/national-indigenous-peoples-day-(2)2018-06-26T07:00:00Z
Dr. Gina Ogilvie receives a 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Award<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/gina.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Gina Ogilvie receives a 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction AwardCongratulations to Dr. Gina Ogilvie for being awarded a 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Award in the Research & Sciences category! http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-gina-ogilvie-receives-a-2018-ymca-women-of-distinction-award2018-06-14T07:00:00Z
A once practical gift that became so much more<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/mom-milk.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A once practical gift that became so much moreWhen Amanda McCrimmon was pregnant with her first child in 2010, she noticed a brochure she received in a package from her midwife. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-once-practical-gift-that-becomes-so-much-more2018-05-11T07:00:00Z

 
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