Posts by Carolyn Gotay

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Last blog post: What’s next in cancer prevention?

Written by Carolyn Gotay on Monday, October 15, 2018

This will be our last blog post. I’ll explain more at the end. But first, I’d like to look in my crystal ball and speculate on advances in cancer prevention over the next decade.

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10 things you can do to prevent cancer

Written 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.

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Celebrating 10 years of excellence in cancer prevention research

Written by Carolyn Gotay on Saturday, January 13, 2018

Above: Faculty, staff, and students of the Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention, December 2017

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A novel approach to preventing breast cancer in BC

Written by Carolyn Gotay on Tuesday, November 7, 2017

As the most common invasive female cancer in Canada, breast cancer represents a significant burden for women and society. Approximately 1 in 8 Canadian women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, and 1 in 31 women will die from the disease.

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Increasing vaccination, screening and awareness of liver cancer prevention in at-risk populations

Written by Carolyn Gotay on Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Liver cancer rates are rising in Canada, but most Canadians are unaware of the risk factors and options for screening and prevention that exist.

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February 4 is World Cancer Day

Written by Carolyn Gotay on Tuesday, February 4, 2014

February 4 is World Cancer DayWith February 4 being World Cancer Day

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Written by Carolyn Gotay on Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Although it’s not the most common cause of cancer-related death—that lies with lung cancer—breast cancer is s

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