Last month, we signed up our 10,000th participant for the project! We chatted with Paddi Solem, grandmother of seven children, to find out what drew her to sign up for the BC Generations Project. Why did you participate in the BC Generations Project? “Early detection makes a big difference”, and Paddi is hoping that […]
News & Announcements
The BC Generations Project is excited to announce we will be running an Assessment Centre in Prince George from June 8th to July 9th. The Assessment Centre is located at #300, 1777 – Third Avenue, Prince George. To request an appointment, please call 1-877-675-8221, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your availability. If you have family or […]
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.
November 22, 2010, Kelowna, B.C. – The BC Cancer Foundation announced today that a gift from the estate of a long-time Kelowna resident and former cancer patient will fund a major cancer prevention research project coming to the Southern Interior in the New Year. The donor was a former cancer patient who had received treatment […]