BC Cancer’s interdisciplinary summit provides critical education, professional development and unique relationship-building opportunities for oncology professionals from all specialties and disciplines. . The 2021 Summit is fully virtual event.

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About the 2021 Summit

We were delighted to host the BC Cancer Summit virtually this year on November 18 to 20. The Summit provides education, professional development and relationship building opportunities for oncology professionals from all specialties and disciplines.

This year’s Summit featured:

  • The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin
  • Indigenous Cancer Care work and our vision for the future
  • PRecision oncology Evidence Development in Cancer Treatment (PREDiCT) and Precision Oncology for Young People (PROFYLE)
  • A selection of breakouts sessions, a Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) BC Node Research Day, and poster session
  • Celebration of award recipients of the BC Cancer Excellence Awards and 2021 Terry Fox Medal recipient Dr. Karen Gelmon
We look forward to having you join us again at the Summit next year!

Summit Faculty

Ursula Lee, MD, MEd, FRCPC
  • Co-chair, BC Cancer Summit
  • Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer
  • Executive Medical Director
  • BC Cancer Surrey & BC Cancer Abbotsford
  • Clinical Associate Professor,
  • UBC Faculty of Medicine
Christine Simmons, MD, MSc, FRCPC
  • Co-chair, BC Cancer Summit
  • Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer
  • Program Director, Medical Oncology Training Program
  • Clinical Associate Professor, UBC Faculty of Medicine
Heena Vadgama
  • Co-Chair, BC Cancer Summit
  • Project Manager
  • BC Cancer