Breast cancer risk reduction

Three MSc students graduate from their programs

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Three MSc students at the Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention graduated from UBC during the spring convocation.

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New blog post: 10 things you can do to reduce your risks of cancer

Thursday, April 26, 2018

In the latest blog post, Dr. Carolyn Gotay briefly explains some research demonstrating the link between lifestyle choices and risks of developing cancer. She concludes by providing 10 evidence-based tips for what readers can do to reduce their risks of cancer.

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New osteoporosis resource for women who have received breast cancer treatment

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

In collaboration with the Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention, Dr. Olivia Tseng—a medical doctor who recently completed her PhD at UBC—has developed a free, online, evidence-based resource for women of all ages who have received breast cancer treatment.

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Centre researchers are co-investigators on two CIHR-funded projects

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Drs. Rachel Murphy and Trevor Dummer are co-investigators on two projects that recently received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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10 year report on Centre activities now available

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Dr. Carolyn Gotay has published a report highlighting some of the achievements of the Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention over the past 10 years. The report is freely available on cIRcle, UBC's digital repository of teaching and learning materials.

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Job opportunity in cancer prevention available at UBC

Monday, January 29, 2018

The School of Population and Public Health (SPPH), in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), invites applications for the endowed Canadian Cancer Society Chair in Cancer Primary Prevention.

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Blog: Celebrating 10 years of excellence in cancer prevention research

Saturday, January 13, 2018

In our latest blog post, Dr. Carolyn Gotay reflects on the 10 years of cancer prevention research at the Centre, notes some of the successes of Centre faculty, and shares thoughts on the future of cancer prevention research in Canada.

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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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