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REGIONAL ROUNDUP

Highlights and Happenings

The People Making a Difference Around B.C.

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1. On March 30, JLL Real Estate and others from the industry
came together to support colleague Lee Hester with a creative
and inspiring fundraiser called Wear Your Chucks to Work Week,
raising over $60,000 to benefit the BC Cancer Foundation.
2. Hosted at Bacchus Restaurant in Vancouver's Wedgewood Hotel
& Spa, Frank Giustra Cooks brought together culinary ingenuity,
celebrity entertainment and philanthropy to raise over $247,500
for the BC Cancer Foundation.

3. Hundreds of British Columbians exercised every day in the
month of May to raise an inspiring $275,000 to benefit the
BC Cancer Foundation. These funds will support critical cancer
research and enhancements to care that will allow clinicians to
better detect, diagnose and treat cancer.
4. AJ Gill honoured the memory of his mother, Harbhajan Kaur
Gill, with the support of family and friends at the Hope & Heal
Bollywood Gala and Fundraiser. Together, they raised more than
$100,000 to establish an endowment fund for early detection at
the BC Cancer Sindi Ahluwalia Hawkins Centre for the Southern
Interior, Kelowna.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BC Cancer - Fall 2017

BC Cancer - Fall 2017
Opening Thoughts
Contents
Healthy Insights
Why I Give
Researcher Profi le
Dr. Marco Marra says “now is the time”
Testing to prevent cancer in families
Counselling program helps families affected by cancer to cope
Legacy Giving
Regional Roundup
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BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - Contents
BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - Healthy Insights
BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - 5
BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - Why I Give
BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - Researcher Profi le
BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - Dr. Marco Marra says “now is the time”
BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - 9
BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - 10
BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - Testing to prevent cancer in families
BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - Counselling program helps families affected by cancer to cope
BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - 13
BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - Legacy Giving
BC Cancer - Fall 2017 - Regional Roundup
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