Breast cancer risk reduction

Centre develops Canada’s first comprehensive online health assessment tool for women

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Canada’s first comprehensive online health assessment tool for women has just launched in beta testing mode. Women are invited to try the free, confidential tool to find out what they can do to live longer, healthier lives.

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Blog: A novel approach to preventing breast cancer in BC

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

In the November 2017 blog post, Dr. Carolyn Gotay provides an update on the activities of the Breast Cancer Prevention & Risk Assessment Clinic.

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Dr. Gotay’s research featured on CIHR website

Friday, July 21, 2017

Dr. Gotay’s efforts to build the Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention and to advocate for “hands on” approaches to cancer prevention were recently featured in a special section of the CIHR website highlighting 150 Canadian health research success stories. Dr.

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Fall 2016 newsletter now available

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Fall 2016 edition of A Pound of Cure, the newsletter of the Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention is now available. It features our latest news, resources, and a thank you letter from Dr. Gotay.

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Research by Drs. Campbell and Neil-Sztramko featured in VCH Research newsletter

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Research by Dr. Kristin Campell and former Centre PhD student Dr. Sarah Neil-Sztramko was featured in the VCH Research newsletter on September 27, 2016.

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Dr. Gotay interviewed by CBC The Early Edition

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The interview aired on September 21, 2016.

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Innovative approach for increasing physical activity among breast cancer survivors: Protocol for Project MOVE, a quasi-experimental study

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Introduction: Physical activity is a cost-effective and non-pharmaceutical strategy that can help mitigate the physical and psychological health challenges associated with breast cancer survivorship.

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Drs. Gotay and Campbell publish a paper on physical activity and breast cancer

Thursday, September 8, 2016

The paper describes an innovative approach to increase physical activity among breast cancer survivors.

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Dr. Gotay responds to article on beer and breast cancer risk

Monday, August 15, 2016

Dr. Gotay comments to clarify the link between alcohol and breast cancer risk.

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Dr. Gotay presents new research at IARC conference

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Dr. Gotay presents "Objective and subjective risk assessment: A challenge to breast cancer prevention," at IARC 2016.

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