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Emerging research in cancer prevention

Written by Melissa Ashman on Thursday, September 13, 2018

This blog post is authored by Ace Chan, Angelica Leon, and Narsis Afghari.

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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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The role of diet in healthy aging and longevity

Written by Carly Sable on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

What if the foods we eat could provide clues to living not just a long life, but a long and healthy life?

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Evaluating the impact of a nutrition program in BC elementary schools

Written by Gaya Murthy on Monday, March 27, 2017

“But I don’t like broccoli!”

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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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Evaluating the evidence for hot drinks and cancer

Written by Trevor Dummer on Monday, October 17, 2016

In 1991, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified coffee as a Group 2B carcinogen, meaning it was “possibly carcinogenic to humans.” A recent re-assessment of the evidence downgraded coffee to Group 3, which means it is “not classifiable” on the

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Cost effectiveness of cancer prevention interventions

Written by Angelica Leon on Monday, July 18, 2016

Considerable evidence has shown that cancer prevention interventions have many direct benefits, such as reducing the incidence of disease and increasing the quality of life.

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Are we active enough? Global physical activity rates and cancer prevention.

Written by Ace Chan on Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Good lifestyle choices such as healthy eating, maintaining a recommended body weight, and being active can decrease your risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.

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Can nutrition policy help prevent the obesity epidemic?

Written by Narsis Afghari on Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Obesity, or excess body fat, is a major risk factor for many chronic diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and some cancers.

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