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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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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 can shiftworkers improve sleep and reduce breast cancer risk?

Written by Carola Muñoz on Monday, November 2, 2015

This month, Dr. Carolyn Gotay will be presenting results from the Improving Cancer Related Outcomes in Shiftworkers (ICOS) study at the Canadian Cancer Research Conference in Montreal, QC.

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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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Can gender-specific online messages change young Canadians’ awareness about cancer prevention?

Written by Chris Richardson on Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Where do young people get information about health?

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Adapting a breast cancer prevention curriculum for South Asian women

Written by Seema Mutti on Monday, February 2, 2015

There are many myths surrounding breast cancer. Among these are beliefs that men do not get breast cancer, that only older women get breast cancer, and that it is primarily caused by our genes.

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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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