Vancouver Prostate Centre
With just a tablespoon of blood, B.C. researchers aim to transform cancer treatment
Researchers at the Vancouver Prostate Centre and BC Cancer have developed a new blood test that provides unprecedented insight into a patient’s cancer make-up, potentially allowing doctors to better select treatment options that will improve patient outcomes.
Jul 20, 2022
UBC scientists discover how to 3D print testicular cells
In a pair of world firsts, UBC scientists have 3D printed human testicular cells and identified promising early signs of sperm-producing capabilities.
Mar 16, 2022
Ballsy enough to get treatment for scrotal pain?
A mention of scrotal pain may give some grownups the giggles, but for the men who experience it, it’s no laughing matter.
Jul 8, 2019
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