BC Cancer Foundation Media Advisory/photo opportunity - MAXIMUS Canada honours employees impacted by cancer with donation to BC Cancer Foundation in support of "first in Canada" program

    30 year employee & colon cancer survivor participates in unique BC Cancer
    Agency Vancouver Island research program supported in part by employer's

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 5 /CNW/ -

          Donation announcement by MAXIMUS Canada with group of employees
          impacted by cancer present. Thirty-year Medical Services Plan
          employee and recent colon cancer survivor will tell her story of
          survival, and participation in the unique PREDICT research program
          at BC Cancer Agency's Vancouver Island Centre, funded in part by
          her employer, MAXIMUS Canada. Dr. Brad Nelson will describe how the
          MAXIMUS donation will support the BCCA's commitment to embed
          research in everyday cancer care at the Vancouver Island Centre for
          the benefit of patients today and far into the future.

          Tuesday September 9, 10:30 AM

          BC Cancer Agency's Trev & Joyce Deeley Research Centre, 3rd floor
          of BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre, 2410 Lee Avenue,

    Who: Available to media:

       -  Dr. Brad Nelson, director BC Cancer Agency's Trev & Joyce Deeley
          Research Centre
       -  Dr. Peter Watson, director BC Cancer Agency's Tumour Tissue
       -  Duff Lang, MAXIMUS Canada President
       -  Janice McLean, colon cancer survivor and MAXIMUS Canada employee
       -  Laura Walsh, senior director development BC Cancer Foundation
          Vancouver Island

For further information:

For further information: For media information: Penny Noble, APR senior
director public affairs BC Cancer Foundation, (604) 707-5902, cell (604)
805-5637; Laura Walsh, CFRE, senior director development BC Cancer Foundation,
Vancouver Island, (250) 519-5554

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