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Feb, 2021

Missing cancer cases a worrying pandemic trend

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Elizabeth PaynePublishing date:Feb 04, 2021  Fewer Canadians have been diagnosed with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with previous years. Far from being something to celebrate, it is part of a global trend that is raising alarm bells. Across…

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Feb, 2021

World Cancer Day: A leading international awareness day

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World Cancer Day every 4 February is the global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). By raising worldwide awareness, improving education and catalysing personal, collective and government action, we're working together to reimagine a world where millions of preventable cancer deaths are saved and access to life-saving cancer treatment and care is equal for all - no matter who you are or where you live.  Created in 2000, World Cancer Day has grown into…

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Oct, 2020

Richmond company looking for ‘holy grail’ in COVID-19 testing

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A rapid COVID-19 saliva test could be used wherever crowds gatherMaria Rantanen / Richmond News A Richmond biomedical company is in a race to create a rapid, cheap and portable saliva test for COVID-19 to help open up the economy and give people more freedom to move. Rashid Bux — president and CEO of BioMark Diagnostics near Shell and Cambie roads — is hopeful the biomedical technology his company has been…

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