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Summer student joins Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Centre is pleased to welcome Carly Sable, a 2017 Faculty of Medicine Summer Studentship Research Program award winner.

Over the next eight weeks under the supervision of Dr. Rachel Murphy, Carly will help examine the dietary patterns of “super seniors”—those seniors who are aged 85+ years and free of age-related diseases, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s.

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Dr. Dummer participated in Canadian Public Health Association annual conference

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Public Health 2017 is a national forum where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, and students come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, share the latest research and information, promote best practices, and advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

On Monday, June 5, Dr. Trevor Dummer presented on the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project. He was also a co-author on five poster presentations at the conference:

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Dr. Murphy publishes paper in Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

Friday, May 19, 2017

Obesity is a risk factor for chronic kidney disease, as well as cancer

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Dr. Gotay presented at international cancer conference

Friday, April 21, 2017

On April 20, 2017, Dr. Carolyn Gotay presented at the 4th International Quality of Life and Cancer Clinical Trials Conference, which was organized by the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC). Dr. Gotay's talk was titled "A global perspective on QOL" and was part of of the opening welcome to the conference.

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Dr. Dummer interviewed by National Post

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Expert commentary by Dr. Trevor Dummer was included in an article published April 17, 2017 in the National Post. In the article, Dr. Dummer discusses the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project and the BC Generations Project.

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