The network includes parent advocate and operates under the guidance of BC Children’s Hospital and the BC Cancer Agency, supported by Child Health BC.
The network supports community hospitals and practitioners, and develops partnerships with other health care facilities to enable seamless and integrated care for patients on treatment and off treatment and their families.
To reduce the burden of cancer and blood disorders in children and adolescents living in BC.
Anne Carrelli, Belinda Maidment, Beverly Sieker, Carolyn Baba, Chris Fryer, Derek Prevost, Ewa Lunaczek-Motyka, Geoff Blair, Grace Chan, Hal Siden, Karen Goddard, Mary McBride, Paulina Chen, Sheila Pritchard, Simon Earl
To ensure all children and adolescents with cancer or blood disorders have access to state-of-the-art comprehensive, interdisciplinary care, achieved through appropriate diagnosis, management, follow-up and end-of-life care.
To make a significant contribution to the global care of children with cancer or blood disorders and blood and marrow transplant.
To enhance the quality of life for children and adolescents with cancer or blood disorders and their families.
To develop a partnership with other health care facilities to enable integrated care to children and adolescents with cancer or blood disorders and their families throughout the province.
To support community hospitals and practitioners to enable them to provide care for chemotherapy treatment and its complications, palliative and end-of-life care, and long term follow-up.
To further develop and enhance the research programs of basic, translational, and clinical research that is world class.
To participate in clinical trials as the standard of care for children and adolescents with cancer or blood disorders and further the research and education mandate.
To provide an outstanding educational program for health care professionals.
To develop and implement a comprehensive cancer control strategy.