Award nominees sought

Award seeks nominees who make a difference in cancer care.

The deadline is approaching to turn in nominations for the BC Cancer Agency’s annual Community Care Award, which is presented 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, to be presented at the BC Cancer Agency’s Annual Cancer Conference banquet on Friday, Nov. 30, at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver.

Nomination forms can be found on www.bccancer.bc.ca/communitycareaward and can be submitted until midnight Oct. 12.