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BC Cancer Agency


BC Cancer, a part of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provides a province-wide, population-based cancer control program. BC Cancer accepts patients who have been diagnosed with cancer and are referred by a physician.

BC Cancer’s mandate covers the full spectrum of cancer care from prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment, to research and education, to supportive and palliative care.

Vision - A world free from cancer

Mission - To reduce the burden of cancer in British Columbia

We provide person-centred care and support
We collaborate to deliver high-quality integrated care
We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness
We serve with purpose and passion
We inspire creativity and excellence through innovation

BC Cancer operates six regional cancer centres, providing assessment and diagnostic services, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and supportive care. BC Cancer works in partnership with communities to provide a network of chemotherapy clinics so patients can receive care closer to home.

Research is an essential part of BC Cancer’s mission to not only find the causes of cancer, but to find better treatments for prolonged life and better quality of life.

The BC Cancer Foundation raises funds for cancer research and enhancements to care at BC Cancer.