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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…

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Feb, 2021

Doctors fear an impending wave of cancer patients after COVID-19 delays

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BY MORGAN LOWRIE, THE CANADIAN PRESS Posted Feb 4, 2021 10:24 am PST MONTREAL, Italy — While the prospectof mass vaccination has raised hopes of the COVID-19 crisis soon waning, oncologists and cancer researchers say one of its grim legacies may be a lingering increase in cancer mortality rates. The pandemic caused a “dramatic” drop in cancer screenings such as mammograms and colonoscopies, leading to fewer diagnoses, according to Dr. Gerald…

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Mar, 2020

Dr. Horacio Bach – receives major grant from CIHR for COVID-19 antibody development

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An amazing show  of public support for UBC disease researcher Dr. Horciao Bach, who has started his COVID-19 antibody development project.  Dr. Horacio Bach is one of BioMark’s scientific advisors and is expert on antibody engineering.  He has received a major grant from CIHR for COVID- 19 antibody development. More information can be found at @DiseasesUbc

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