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Doctors concerned with their own health preach what they practise

April 9, 2013

Doctors who take preventive health measures such as cancer screening advise patients to do the same, a B.C.-Israeli study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has found. The study, led by Dr. Erica Frank of the University of B.C.’s School of Population and Public Health, found physicians who adhered to recommended cancer screening or [...]

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Giant colon coils through UBC campus

February 6, 2013
Giant colon coils through UBC campus

It isn’t always easy to grab the attention of busy university students, but there’s something about a 40-foot-long, 8-foot-high colon that is difficult to ignore. The replica was on campus Tuesday to raise awareness about colorectal cancer. CBC | British Columbia News

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B.C. announces provincewide colorectal cancer-screening program

November 6, 2012

A provincewide screening program aimed at detecting colorectal cancers earlier and boosting the number of 50-to-74-year-olds being tested will begin next spring. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. colorectal cancer screening program announced

November 5, 2012
B.C. colorectal cancer screening program announced

B.C. is starting an early screening program for colorectal cancer in which men and women between the ages of 50 and 74 will be asked to give stool samples every two years, regardless of their health background. CBC | British Columbia News

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Province announces new screening program for colorectal cancer

November 5, 2012
Province announces new screening program for colorectal cancer

Every year over a thousand people in British Columbia die of colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer in the province and across the country. Today, the provincial government announced public funding for a new and improved province-wide testing program that will launch in April of next year. Global TV BC News

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