Need a good reason to join BC’s largest-ever cancer prevention study? We’ll give you 10!
We had 902 participants book appointments for our pop-up assessment centre while we were at Kamloops’ Sahali Centre Mall October 29-November 24. Thanks to you, we now have a grand total of 27,604 participants enrolled in BC’s largest-ever cancer prevention study!
Thanks to the “Movember” movement, prostate cancer is in the spotlight for the month of November. But men are under represented in the BC Generations Project – only about one-third of our participants are men. It’s simple: research into male cancers needs male study participants. So sign up today!
With another 315 sign ups to our pop-up assessment centre at the Sahali Centre Mall, Kamloops residents will gain bragging rights as the Interior’s top town for participation in BC’s largest-ever cancer prevention study.
The BC Generations Project is now operating its temporary assessment centre at the Sahali Centre Mall in Kamloops! CFJC-TV visited us on opening day to find out why so many people are stepping forward for cancer prevention research. Watch news story (video).
Is there a link between cellphone use and brain cancer? The BC Generations Project’s lead scientist, John Spinelli, is currently conducting a study to determine whether cell phones increase the risk of brain cancer in children and young adults.
The BC Generations Project is heading back to the Thompson-Okanagan – this time to Kamloops! Our pop-up assessment centre will operate October 29 – November 17 at the Sahali Centre Mall. To request an appointment, simply join the Project online. When you reach the Personal Information form, click the Kamloops Assessment Centre check box and we will contact you to schedule a time.
BC Generations project reaches out Thanks to the generous support of the BC Cancer Foundation, the BC Generations Project has been “popping up” across British Columbia to recruit participants for the largest cancer prevention study ever conducted in BC. So far, the Project has operated six pop-up assessment centres, in Kelowna, Prince George, Coquitlam, Victoria, […]
Joining the BC Generations Project is now easier than ever, thanks to a new process that allows participants to complete their entire intake procedure online. The online procedure replaces the paper-based consent and questionnaire, which participants previously completed by hand. Not only does the new process save on printing and mailing costs, it increases the quality and accuracy of the data.
To get started, simply click Join Now and register for online access.
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.