Blog Archive 2018

Witten by Melissa Ashman on Thursday, September 13, 2018

This blog post is authored by Ace Chan, Angelica Leon, and Narsis Afghari. Three students are recent recipients of MSc degrees from the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health.  All three were supervised by Dr. Carolyn Gotay and they conducted thesis projects...

Witten by Carolyn Gotay on Thursday, April 26, 2018

Cancer is one of the leading threats to the health of Canadians. It is the top cause of death in the country, accounting for more than 80,000 deaths (30% of all deaths) in 2017. In the same year, more than 200,000 Canadians were diagnosed with the disease and lung, colorectal, prostate or breast...

Witten by Carolyn Gotay on Saturday, January 13, 2018

Above: Faculty, staff, and students of the Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention, December 2017 It’s hard to believe it’s been ten years since I came to the University of British Columbia (UBC) to become the inaugural holder of the Canadian Cancer Society Chair in Cancer Primary Prevention....