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BC Cancer is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.


BC Cancer is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC.  PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.


Medical Oncologist
Regular Full Time
Vancouver, BC


The BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Center Clinic is British Columbia’s largest cancer centre and with a commitment to excellence and innovation in cancer research and care. A University of British Columbia teaching hospital, the Center is home to the second largest clinical trials unit in Canada and offers extensive translational opportunities with scientist collaborators at the BC Cancer Research Center, including the Michael Smith Genome Science Center.


We are seeking an experienced and qualified full time Medical Oncologist to provide patient care and to further our mandate for research and teaching. Priority will be given to applicants with post-certification fellowship training, experience at a major academic cancer centre, and a track record in relevant translational, clinical trials, and/or outcomes research. The major disease site of clinical care is negotiable for the successful candidate.


The candidate will support the activities of the Vancouver Medical Oncology Program and the UBC Medical Oncology Training Program, including the teaching of postgraduate trainees and undergraduate medical students.


Candidates will have obtained fellowship standing in the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine, along with a certificate of Special Competence in Medical Oncology, or accepted equivalent. Candidates must be eligible for licensing with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia and meet the requirements of credentialing by the Professional Advisory Committee of the BC Cancer Agency. The successful candidate will be eligible for academic appointment in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia.


Please direct your application letter and curriculum vitae to:


Akosua Tomash


For further details regarding the role, you may contact:


Caroline Lohrisch, MD FRCPC
Medical Oncology Department Head, Vancouver Center
600 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver BC V5Z 4E6
Tel: 604 877 6000 ex 67-2740


Applications will be accepted until the role is filled. 


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