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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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Emerging research in cancer prevention, healthy eating, and immigrant populations

Written by Melissa Ashman on Tuesday, October 2, 2018

This post is authored by Christina Gu, Amina Moustaqim-Barrette, and Gaya Murthy.

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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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Connecting public health to climate change

Written by Amina Moustaqim-Barrette on Tuesday, December 13, 2016

This November, I had the unique opportunity of joining 16 inspiring youth from across Canada at the United Nation’s 22nd Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 22) in Marrakech, Morocco.

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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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We can prevent cancer: World Cancer Day 2016

Written by Jennifer Parisi on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

February 4th marks World Cancer Day, a global event that raises awareness about cancer.

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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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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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