Missing cancer cases a worrying pandemic trend

missing cancer cases a worrying pandemic trend

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 Canada, diagnoses are down by around 16 per cent overall and as much as 25 per […]

Cancer risk in families

cancer risk in families

If you have family members with cancer, you may wonder if you are at risk of developing it too (if it “runs in the family”). Sometimes a gene mutation that can cause cancer is passed on to you by your parents (inherited). Cancers caused by inherited gene mutations are called inherited cancers. And sometimes cancer […]