Vancouver Prostate Centre
Drug created from malaria parasite shows promise as bladder cancer treatment
A drug created from a malaria protein stopped tumour growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, offering hope for cancer patients not responding to standard treatments.
Apr 20, 2017
New device developed at UBC could improve cancer detection
A new UBC-developed method to isolate cancer cells that have escaped from a tumour could soon pave the way for improved diagnosis and treatment.
May 11, 2016
Potential prostate cancer treatment developed in B.C. gets big boost
A potential treatment for advanced prostate cancer developed by the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) scientists has been licensed to pharmaceutical company Roche, marking UBC’s largest licensing agreement to date.
Dec 15, 2015