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This Partnership Between BC Cancer and Microsoft Could Change the Future of Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

By July 5, 2018No Comments

Cancer is one of the biggest health crises of our generation – statistics now indicate that nearly half of all Canadians will be diagnosed during their lifetime.

And while an increasing number of Canadians are surviving at least five years past their diagnosis, cancer continues to be the leading cause of death in Canada.

However, Microsoft Canada announced a partnership with BC Cancer yesterday at the Cocktails in the Cloud event, and it could change the future of cancer diagnosis as well as treatment. It’s also going to answer cancer’s most complex questions at a rate never imagined possible.

President of Microsoft Canada, Kevin Peesker, president, senior scientist at the BC Cancer Foundation, Dr. Sohrab Shah, and Sarah Roth, president and CEO of the BC Cancer Foundation, were in attendance at the event, held at Microsoft Vancouver.