Attitudes toward cancer prevention

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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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Cancer Prevention 101 evaluation

Written by Melissa Ashman on Wednesday, November 16, 2016

University can be a time of great change, and a period when students form habits for a lifetime.

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The future of cancer control: Is prevention the key?

Written by Barbara Kaminsky on Wednesday, March 30, 2016

As an army of dedicated volunteers fans out across the province for our annual Daffodil Month campaign, I am packing up my desk to retire from my position as CEO at the Canadian Cancer Society at the end of the month.

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Festive ways to celebrate the holidays and limit your liquor

Written by Jennifer Parisi on Thursday, December 17, 2015
Enjoying the winter holidays with friends and family often begins with the question, “What can I get you to drink?” Watching your alcohol consumption is not always a priority on special occasions, and the link between alcohol and cancer may be only a distant concern.
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How does breast cancer risk change when Filipino women immigrate to Canada?

Written by Tracey Mager on Thursday, October 1, 2015

As a Lifestyle Counsellor for the Breast Cancer Prevention & Risk Assessment Clinic, I have spoken to a lot of women about breast cancer.

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Five tips to stay healthy this fall

Written by Geoffrey Scales on Friday, August 28, 2015

Five tips to stay healthy this fall

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Healthy body weight and cancer prevention

Written by Rachel Murphy on Thursday, July 30, 2015

Obesity is never far from headlines. Just last month the most recent report from the Canadian Community Health Survey was released.

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Making a healthy choice the easy choice: Lessons in men’s health promotion

Written by Samantha Hartley-Folz on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Men aren’t all the same, but there are some worrying trends in men’s health. Canadian men are generally less healthy overall than women, and men in northern BC are less healthy than their counterparts in the Lower Mainland.

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