Sandra is the Vice President of Cancer Control at the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). She joined CCS in 2005 as a Cancer Information Specialist, transitioning to Manager of Cancer Information Service and subsequently the Director of Information and Support. In her current role, she chairs the Mission Leadership Team and oversees health promotion, advocacy, information and support programs in British Columbia and Yukon.
Prior to CCS, Sandra’s training and work experience was in the cancer research field. She holds a PhD in Molecular Endocrinology from the University of Victoria and has completed post-doctoral training at the Prostate Centre in Vancouver.
What’s the lifetime risk of getting cancer?
The latest Canadian Cancer Statistics report shows about half of Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.