Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty Medical Oncology

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The BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) 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 Agency 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.

BCCA 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/Head of Medical Oncology Department
BC Cancer Agency - Abbotsford Centre
Regular Full Time
Abbotsford, BC, Canada

Abbotsford, the “City in the Country”, is nestled in the shadow of majestic Mt. Baker, in the eastern Fraser Valley, and has a blend of modern urban living and a friendly country atmosphere. Thanks to the comfortable west coast climate and surrounding geography, a variety of recreational opportunities are nearby. Abbotsford is at a short distance drive to Vancouver, BC and Seattle, WA.

The role of the Medical Oncologist/Head of Medical Oncology Department is to continue to develop the clinical and academic priorities for the Systemic Therapy program at the Abbotsford Centre and to foster excellence in clinical care, teaching and academic productivity among members of the program. In addition to clinical service, medical oncologists are actively involved in undergraduate and residency teaching and hold appointments in the Division of Medical Oncology at the University of British Columbia. There is also a significant commitment to clinical research and innovation with active participation in local, national and international clinical trials.

In BC we have some of the best cancer control results in the country, with access to more state-of-the-art drug therapies than any other province. Our provincial structure is the key to our success and ample opportunity exists for collaboration across and within our tumour groups.

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In the heart of the fertile Fraser Valley and surrounded by mountain vistas, the city of Abbotsford is an agricultural mecca. Although nicknamed the “Raspberry Capital of Canada”, strawberries, blueberries and field-grown flowers, such as daffodils and tulips are also grown here. Residents enjoy a state-of-the-art recreation centre equipped with an Olympic-size ice sheet, skating area, pool and weight room as well as countless outdoor activities. With its warm summers and mild winters, the city of Abbotsford is one of the fastest growing communities in North America.

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