Nutrition and fitness

Dr. Murphy receives new investigator award

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Dr. Rachel Murphy will receive the CIHR-INMD/CNS New Investigator Award at the Canadian Nutrition Society’s annual meeting in Halifax on May 5.

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Dr. Murphy discusses processed foods and cancer risk on CKNW

Friday, February 16, 2018

On February 16, 2018, Dr. Rachel Murphy was interviewed by CKNW Radio for comment on a new study about the links between processed foods and cancer risk.

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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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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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