Archive for: prevention

Population Health Report

Where the cancer fight strikes closest to home

A new landmark report, Population Health in Canada’s Largest Cities, assesses differences in the cancer risks of populations in Canada’s largest cities. Led by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, the report finds that western municipalities overall have healthier lifestyles than their eastern counterparts, and better cancer risk profiles as a result.

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Youth and cancer: Fieldnotes

How is cancer different for youth? Read to learn more about the issues and outcomes when cancer strikes adolescents and young adults.


In this podcast episode we are taking you to the frontlines of adolescents and young adult cancer. Listen up.

Michelle Sheppard

Myth: There’s nothing I can do to help prevent cancer

Michelle Sheppard, a registered dietician at the BC Cancer Agency, dispels the myth that there’s nothing that Canadians can do to help prevent cancer.