Join us for an informative evening talk to learn about cutting-edge research on prostate, colorectal and childhood cancers.

A Closer Look at Cancer Research

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | 6:00 to 7:30 pm 
Where: Chan Centre for Family Health Education, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute
(938 West 28th Ave, Vancouver | Map)

Presented by: 

  • Dr. Rod Rassekh, Investigator, Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program, BC Children's Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia. Topic: Childhood Cancers
     
  • Dr. Alexander Wyatt, Senior Research Scientist, Vancouver Prostate Centre; Assistant Professor, Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia. Topic: Prostate Cancer
     
  • Dr. Jennifer Telford, Medical Director, BC Colon Screening Program; Clinical Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia. Topic: Colorectal Cancer

Moderated by:

  • Dr. Christopher Maxwell, Investigator, Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program, BC Children's Hospital; Co-Lead, Childhood Cancer & Blood Research Group, BC Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
     

Participate

Attendance is FREE but space is limited. Registration is open to high school students (no student nominations required) and members of the public.

To register, please complete the Registration Form. 
 


Are you a grade 10-12 student interested in attending Mini Med School in Vancouver?

Students that attend the Celebrate Research Lecture will be automatically entered into a draw for a guaranteed VIP seat at Mini Med School 2019 at BC Children's Hospital this fall. Presented by Dean Dr. Rod Rassekh, we will explore the cutting-edge approaches and novel technologies currently used to diagnose and treat cancer.
 
 

Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. As space is limited, registration does not guarantee a seat. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Outside the Lower Mainland? The series is held at BC Children's Hospital. For those outside the area, the session will be recorded and available online within 48 hours. Registration is not required to watch the sessions online.

Presented by BC Children's Hospital, Providence Health Care Research Institute and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute