Are most cancers simply the result of “bad luck”? Dr. John Spinelli, leader of the BC Generations Project, doesn’t think so. He disputes this claim, which was made in a recent, widely-publicized cancer risk study. See his interview on Global Prime Time News and learn why lifestyle and environmental factors remain the key to cancer […]
When people receive an invitation letter to join the BC Generations Project, they often want to know more. Thanks to a Nanaimo resident who contacted the Simi Sara Show on CKNW AM980, our own Dr. John Spinelli recently got the opportunity to share our story with listeners. Hear his eight-minute interview with host Simi Sara about the research goals of the BC Generations Project, the information we’re collecting from participants, and what people need to know about our privacy and confidentiality procedures.
The BC Generations Project is pleased to announce that we have recruited our 20,000th participant for Canada’s largest-ever cancer prevention study – Langley resident Bob Almasi. Bob visited our Abbotsford assessment centre on March 5, making him our milestone participant!
Thanks to fantastic support from Fraser Valley residents, the BC Generations Project’s pop-up assessment centre in Abbotsford has been a huge success. By the time we close our doors on March 15, almost 1,200 new participants will have visited our assessment centre. We recently welcomed BC’s Health Minister Michael de Jong to tour our facility and meet a project participant (with video).
Did you see our recent news coverage? We were featured on Global TV News on July 27! Follow the link to watch the video.
Residents of Northern B.C. are being invited to participate in a major cancer prevention study.
The B.C. Cancer Agency’s B.C. Generations Project will be providing the opportunity for residents, age 35 to 69, to contribute to a study which could possibly benefit the future health of British Columbians.
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 […]
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.