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How does the built environment relate to preventing cancer? A multidisciplinary scoping review

How does the built environment relate to preventing cancer? A multidisciplinary scoping review

Globally, the increasing rate of preventable cancers suggests a need to understand how features of the built environment shape exposures to and distributions of cancer risk among various populations. In 2015, cancer was the second most common cause of death globally, with more than 8.5 million attributable fatalities. Estimates would place 45-85% of these cancers […]

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Experiential Learning Group on Nutrigenomics wins Campus Collaboration Award

Last month, the HEAL’s student experiential learning group for the Nutrigenomics, Overweight/Obesity and Weight Management (NOW) Trial received the Campus Collaboration Award through Brescia University College. HEAL researcher and PhD candidate, Justine Horne, has been working alongside Catherine Brown (Registered Dietitian), Dr. Janet Madill, Dr. Jason Gilliland and the NOW executive committee to lead this group since April 2017. The […]

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