The BC Generations Project has unveiled a fresh new look for its website. More than just an update of its technology and design, the new website reflects an important transition in the Project’s purpose and activities.
Our new Residential History Questionnaire will help researchers learn more about the connection between environmental exposures and the development of cancer and chronic disease.
In this issue: Updates on Canada-wide recruitment and the harmonized dataset; BC stats on cancer diagnoses among participants; and our own Dr. John Spinelli weighs in on whether cancer is preventable.
The BC Generations Project has met an ambitious goal to collect baseline blood and urine samples from more than 10,000 additional people throughout BC.
Our study members have so many personal reasons to lend their support to the BC Generations Project. We received a wonderful message recently from a dedicated participant.
The latest version of our eNewsletter, dated December 2013, is available now. If you didn’t receive it, you can read it here and sign up for future issues.
The BC Generations Project is planning a questionnaire that asks study members questions that will help researchers learn about their environmental exposures. But what do we already know about the various chemicals, substances and occupations that may contribute to cancer in humans? We provide a summary.
About 13,000 study members are still on our list to provide a blood and urine sample. Beginning in April, these participants can expect to receive a lab requisition form from us by email or mail.
Study members spread the word As the BC Generations Project nears the end of its recruitment phase, our study members are leading the charge in encouraging other British Columbians to join the largest cancer prevention study ever conducted in the province. Late last year, we sent out emails advising current participants that we’ll close our […]
Simon Fraser University has recognized Dr. John Spinelli, principal investigator of the BC Generations Project, for his significant career achievements in cancer control and prevention.