Providence Breast Centre
Mount Saint Joseph Hospital
3080 Prince Edward Street
Vancouver, B.C. V5T 3N4

Phone: (604) 877-8511
Fax: (604) 877-8506

Research at Providence Breast Centre

Clinical research is an important component of our work at the Providence Breast Centre. Research is the key to improve care for current and future patients with breast diseases and cancer.

If you are a patient, during your visit, the research assistants may provide you with information regarding participating in a study overseen by our surgeons.

If you are a learner, you may consider to join our team to help with the research projects.

Current Studies

We are recruiting participants to help with the following research studies.

    RUBY
  • The RUBY (Reducing the bUrden of Breast cancer in Young women) study is a Canada-wide collaborative study with the goal of studying breast cancer in young women between the ages of 18-40.

  • The Gut Microbiome and Breast Cancer Study
  • Providence Breast Centre has partnered with the UBC School of Population and Public Health to conduct a study that investigates how gut bacteria may influence the development of breast cancer in estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer patients. We are currently recruiting participants.

Research Assistants

  • Ben
  • Brianna
  • Past research assistants - Karina Makarova, Arveen Gogoani, Crystal Ma, Mabel Zhang

How to participate in clinical research

For learners

If you are an undergraduate student and would like to have research experience with our team, you may apply through the UBC Science's Co-Op Program.

For patients

If you are considering participating in breast cancer research activities at the Providence Breast Centre, please speak with your physician.

For research partners

If you would like to team up with the Providence Breast Centre to conduct clinical research, please contact us by calling (604) 877-8511 to obtain further details.

Last updated on October 14, 2023
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Providence Breast Centre
Mount Saint Joseph Hospital
3080 Prince Edward Street
Vancouver, B.C. V5T 3N4
Phone: (604) 877-8511
Fax: (604) 877-8506