BC Cancer Agency to honour caregivers

BC Cancer Agency will be awarding its annual Community Care Award to someone making a difference in the lives of those living with cancer

The BC Cancer Agency will be awarding its annual Community Care Award to someone who is making a difference in the lives of those living with cancer.

Nominations are being accepted for anyone who provides exemplary cancer care and support in the province, including: pharmacists, nutritionists, physicians, counselors, educators, and volunteers.

Nominees must work in one or more of the following areas: direct cancer patient care, research, education, supportive services.

The recipient will receive a plaque, public recognition and a $300 cash award, which will be presented at the BC Cancer Agency’s Annual Cancer Conference banquet to be held in Vancouver.

Nomination forms can be found on www.bccancer.bc.ca/communitycareaward and can be submitted until midnight Oct. 21.