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Hereditary Cancer Program
Access to health care can be difficult in remote, rural areas. But thanks to technology, patients can avoid a trip to larger cities and still get help, counselling and answers to their questions about their illness.
“I think the service they offer is just as adequate as if we were to sit in the same room,” says Bernice Mafee, Hereditiary Cancer Program participant.
Funding from Vancouver Foundation helped families that have a history of cancer get information and education via video conferencing.
(Originally aired: 2005)