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The Victoria Cancer Resource Centre (VCRC) is managed entirely by volunteers. The VCRC provides information and support for the body, mind, and spirit of people living with cancer.

Supporting the whole person on their healing journey

 

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Board of Directors

Jeffrey Hocking, BSc, RPh is a community and clinical informatics pharmacist in Victoria. His pharmacy practice experience includes several years with the BC Cancer Agency providing direct patient care. He also worked many years in software development, including customized experimental design with a pharmacology and neuroscience research group at the University of BC.

Jackie Horton is a barrister and solicitor, and practices as a sole practitioner in Victoria. Previously, Jackie was trained as a midwife in England and then worked in the United Arab Emirates, where she gained extensive medical experience working in the city of Abu Dhabi. She completed law school while living in Hong Kong, and then finished her requirements for Canadian law practice at the University of Victoria.

Elior Kinarthy, PhD was a professor of psychology and parapsychology in California for 26 years. He has been a board member of the California chapter of the United Nations Association and a member of the San Gabriel Mental Health Advisory Board. In Vancouver, Dr. Kinarthy has lectured on parapsychology at Simon Fraser University and at Langara College. His mission is to help people improve their lives directly through counselling, workshops, and his writings. Dr. Kinarthy was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in August 2002. He now considers himself clinically cancer-free.

Leah Kinarthy has always had an interest in health and improving fitness. She has a BS in Biological Science and currently works as a swimming instructor and Aquafit Instructor with three local recreation centres. She has worked as the Business Improvement Coordinator for the Cadboro Bay Village and served on the board of the Cadboro Residence Association. Community and family are her priorities as well as encouraging her husband and daughter in their successful battles to overcome cancer. Her daughter has been cancer free for over 20 years and her husband has been travelling to Cologne, Germany for treatment and considers himself cancer free, with hopefully a complete cure in the near future.

Juan Rohon, ND, dpl Acup is a naturopathic physician in Victoria.

Board of Advisors

  • Dr. David Chen, OMD; Scientific Acupuncture Medical Center, Inc.; California
  • Thomas Dawson, hypnotherapist; Duncan, BC
  • Robert J. Marckini, founder of Brotherhood of the Balloon
  • Dr. Jerry D. Slater, MD; chairman, Department of Radiation Medicine, LLUMC
  • Amber Young, Registered Massage Therapist, Toronto, ON

 

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