Nutrition and fitness

Centre researchers present at CCRA conference in Vancouver

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Dr. Rachel Murphy, Dr. Trevor Dummer, and Ms. Christina Gu participated in the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance conference in Vancouver on November 5-7, 2017.

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Drs. Murphy and Dummer receive CCSRI Prevention Innovation Grant

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Certain healthy lifestyle behaviours, such as being active and eating well, are known to help reduce a person’s risk of cancer. However, the biological explanation for how and why this happens has rarely been explored—until now, that is.

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Dr. Murphy interviewed by Globe & Mail

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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.

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Dr. Murphy & Dr. Campbell receive MSFHR funding awards

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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.

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Blog: The role of diet in healthy aging and longevity

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

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.

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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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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.

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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 advo

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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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Comparison between Different Measures of Body Fat with Kidney Function Decline and Incident Chronic Kidney Disease

Friday, May 19, 2017

In this study, a higher amount of body fat was linked with an increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease.

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