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 […]
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We are excited to be part of the following events, please come by and visit us! August 21, 25, 29, Sept 4- The PNE: We will be at the BC Cancer Agency booth located south of the Agrodome and Prize home (1 pm to 7 pm). Stop by and visit us and get your grip […]
We now have over 6000 participants, and our July clinic was so successful that we are continuing it throughout the summer and fall – call for your appointment at 1-877-675-8221.
We had a booth at the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers Walk on Saturday, August 14th. Thank you to everyone who stopped by, we recruited 30 participants for the study!
BC Health Minister Kevin Falcon, participates in the BC Generations Project. (see article here)
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.
The BC Generations Project website has been named as one of the top 50 Canadian-designed websites across the country.
Residents throughout Metro Vancouver have enthusiastically supported the BC Generations Project in its initial months of operation. More than 3,000 participants have now visited our Vancouver assessment clinic, and many more have booked appointments.
Despite the soggy weather, our first visit to Abbotsford on November 23-26 has been a great success.