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 hosts a medical cyclotron, a good manufacturing practice (GMP) compliant radiotracer production facility, radiochemistry and radiopharmacology research laboratories, preclinical SPECT/CT and PET/CT imaging equipment, and two clinical PET/CT scanners. Approximately 38 clinical PET/CT studies are performed each day. Radioligand therapy procedures are currently performed as part of clinical trials.
BC Cancer is part 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: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities
Fellowship in Lung Immunotherapy Fellowship 2019
BC Cancer Victoria
Fully funded one year fellowship
The Fellow will gain clinical exposure to innovative treatments of lung cancer and assume longitudinal care for patients. Lung cancer treatment at BC Cancer-Victoria is team based with Nurse Practitioners and General Practitioners in Oncology.
Access to one of the world’s largest lung immunotherapy databases. Research goals of the fellowship will focus on real world efficacy and tolerability of Programmed Death-1 Inhibitors in nonsmall cell lung cancer.
Expression of Interest for fellowship training (PGY6+) at BC Cancer-Victoria should be submitted as early as possible, ideally no later six months preceding the anticipated start date of the proposed fellowship.
Admission to the fully funded fellowship program will be made on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
For further information, or to submit an application via email, please contact:
Director of Medical Education, Doran Ksienski at email@example.com
For more information about BC Cancer, please visit the website at: www.bccancer.bc.ca. The research centre web site is www.bccrc.ca
BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority which is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and