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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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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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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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Global tobacco use and cancer prevention

Written by Molly Sweeney Magee on Friday, June 3, 2016
As we have seen in earlier posts in this blog series written by five graduate trainees at the School of Population and Public Health’s Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention, lifestyle c
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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 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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Cancer prevention for gay men

Written by Michelle Cyca on Tuesday, November 18, 2014

November is a month for thinking about men’s health, with Movember campaigns in full gear to raise awareness about prostate cancer, the most common cancer affecting men.

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The economics of unhealthy behaviours

Written by Hans Krueger on Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Many of us recognize that certain behaviours and activities can increase the risk of developing chronic diseases, including cancer.

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