According to the BC Cancer Company, colorectal cancer is the third most common and the second deadliest type of tumor for British Columbians, with an estimated 2,900 new diagnoses and an expected 1,200 deaths from the disease in the province this full year.. 2009 Motivation Gala raises $1.27 million for BC Cancer Foundation The 2009 2009 Motivation Gala raised $1.27 million for the BC Cancer Foundation and colorectal cancer research at the BC Cancer Company last night, as 400 guests dined and donated through the emotion-filled nearly, sold-out event. The Gala, emceed by CTV information anchor Pamela Martin, happened at Vancouver’s Rocky Mountaineer Station, that was transformed into a winter wonderland by a veteran volunteer committee, co-chaired by Karen Fleck, who lost a good friend to colorectal cancer, and Christine Jennings, whose father-in-law was diagnosed with colon cancer last week just.‘[These accidental injuries are] something we discover in the emergency division quite a bit,’ said Dr. Barbara Pena, study director in the emergency division at Nicklaus Children’s Medical center in Miami. It seems these accidents ought to be easy to prevent, Pena said. ‘Not really putting a TV on a shelf or furniture piece would prevent so lots of the awful accidents,’ she added.
Barry M. Massie, M.D., Christopher M. O’Connor, M.D., Marco Metra, M.D., Piotr Ponikowski, M.D., John R. Teerlink, M.D., Gad Cotter, M.D., Beth Davison Weatherley, Ph.D., John G.F. Cleland, M.D., Michael M. Givertz, M.D., Adriaan Voors, M.D., Paul DeLucca, Ph.D., George A. Mansoor, M.D., Christina M. Salerno, M.S., Daniel M.