Dr. Rachel Murphy was interviewed for an article in the Globe & Mail discussing the keto diet, which emphasizes eating a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet, to promote weight loss. Dr. Murphy provided expertise on some of the concerns with relying on supplements for nutrition instead of food.Read More »
As part of an initiative to encourage high quality peer review with a quick turnaround, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute offered a donation on behalf of each reviewer who completed a high quality review in 7 days or less.
From June 2016 to May 2017, 166 reviewers were up for the challenge. Dr. Carolyn Gotay was one of the reviewers who participated. As a result of the reviewers’ efforts, nearly $15,000 was donated to cancer patient education initiatives.Read More »
Two researchers at the Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention are recipients of the first Reach awards from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. The awards will support the dissemination and uptake of research evidence to inform and improve further research, practice, and policy-making.
Dr. Rachel Murphy, together with Mr. Phil Pollock at the Vancouver Prostate Centre, received funding for a project entitled, “Development of e-learning videos to facilitate uptake and reach of nutrition evidence as part of supportive care for prostate cancer patients across BC.”Read More »
On July 26, 2017, Dr. Trevor Dummer gave a public talk in White Rock, BC on "Arsenic, drinking water, and your health." About 130 people attended this free talk, in which Dr. Dummer shared information on the health risks of drinking water that contains elevated levels of arsenic.
As a result of this talk, Dr. Dummer was interviewed by the Surrey Now-Leader about the water quality testing results in White Rock dating back to 2016.Read More »
In this month's blog post, Carly Sable describes the research project she is working on as part of her 2017 Faculty of Medicine Summer Studentship.Read More »