Occupational and environmental health

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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Dr. Dummer interviewed by Roundhouse Radio about prostate cancer prevention

Saturday, February 3, 2018

On February 2, 2018, Dr. Trevor Dummer was interviewed by Roundhouse Radio about a study on prostate cancer prevention he is co-leading.

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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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Dr. Dummer interviewed by Surrey Now-Leader

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

On July 26, 2017, Dr. Trevor Dummer gave a public talk in White Rock, BC on "Arsenic, drinking water, and your health." About 130 people attended this free talk, in which Dr.

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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. 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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