Prince George – The BC Cancer Agency’s BC Generations Project provides Northern BC residents, aged 35 to 69, with the opportunity to contribute to the health of future British Columbians. You can do so by taking part in the largest cancer prevention study in Canadian history. The BC Generations Project is part of the largest […]
We checked in with Dallas Hinton, and asked him why he volunteered to participate in the BC Generations Project. Dallas is 65 years old, from Vancouver, B.C., and has had his life touched by cancer…
We caught up with project participant, Connie Davis, about why she chose to participate in BC’s landmark cancer prevention study. Connie is a nurse practitioner in her 50s from Hope, B.C. Here’s what she had to say…
When it comes to cancer research, Canadians want to do more. A national survey released today in advance of World Cancer Day shows that more than half of Canadians 35 to 69 years of age feel cancer should be a top priority for health research. However, the survey also shows that a similar number do not know how to get involved in a way that could be helpful to other people.
BC Generations Project participants are getting younger, thanks to new eligibility criteria. Now, any British Columbian aged 35-69 can join the largest cancer prevention research project in BC history. Previously, the age range for recruitment to the Project was 40-69.
Due to popular demand, the BC Generations Project’s Kelowna clinic will now run until February 12th – one week longer than originally planned! 500 Southern Interior residents have already taken part in the Project since the clinic opened its doors on January 6th. Please encourage your friends and family to take part in the largest cancer prevention study in BC’s history. We hope to enroll 1,000 volunteers!
The BC Generations Project is thrilled by a huge early response to its call for participants from the Southern Interior. We thank you for your patience as we work through our emails and book people for our Kelowna clinic. We’re still accepting new participants!
The BC Generations Project is measuring up in the Okanagan! Our Kelowna clinic is now open and taking appointments for new participants.
We are celebrating two things this week – first, our 5000th participant has been enrolled! The BC Generations Project is now well on its way to the 40,000 goal, but we still need many more people to join and to tell their family and friends. Also this week the Canadian Medical Association Journal issued a […]
By the time the BC Generations Project’s Vancouver assessment clinic closes on February 11, almost 5,000 Metro Vancouver residents will have joined the province’s largest-ever health research project. This closure will mark the end of the first phase of recruitment, which saw all participants spend 90 minutes at our clinic to provide health information, have body measurements taken, and donate blood and urine samples.
Starting late February, British Columbians will join the BC Generations Project without an assessment visit.