cancer

Dr. Nadine Caron named founding First Nations Health Authority Chair in Cancer and Wellness at UBC

Dr. Nadine Caron named founding First Nations Health Authority Chair in Cancer and Wellness at UBC

New UBC chair seeks to improve cancer outcomes and wellness among Indigenous peoples.

New international exercise guidelines for cancer survivors

New international exercise guidelines for cancer survivors

The updated recommendations outline specific ‘exercise prescriptions’ to address common side effects associated with cancer diagnoses and treatment.

Study finds lack of racial diversity in cancer drug clinical trials

Study finds lack of racial diversity in cancer drug clinical trials

New research led by Jonathan Loree found a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs.

High insulin production may contribute to pancreatic cancer

High insulin production may contribute to pancreatic cancer

Led by PhD student Anni Zhang, UBC study is first to demonstrate a causal link between high insulin levels and pancreatic cancer.