Discovery Luncheon supports cancer research project

Event takes place Tuesday, Nov. 3 in Abbotsford

The BC Cancer Foundation hosts its third annual Discovery Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Ramada Plaza and Conference Centre in Abbotsford.

The event is being held in support of the Personalized Onco-Genomics (POG) Program one of the BC Cancer Agency’s most promising research initiatives.

The first and only program of its kind in the world, POG is leading the way to a truly personalized approach to cancer care for patients in B.C.

Funds raised at the Discovery Luncheon will support the POG program.

Key speakers will be Robyn Roscoe of the BC Cancer Agency Genome Sciences Centre; Dr. Nisar Ahmed, radiation oncologist; and Leslie Laforest, a patient enrolled in POG.

Registration for the luncheon is at 11:30 a.m., and the event runs from noon to 1:15 p.m.