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Colon or colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of both male and female cancer-related deaths in Canada. In 2013, an estimated 23,900 Canadians were diagnosed with colon cancer. And almost half of those diagnosed died. Surprisingly, colon cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer. If caught early, over 90% of these cases could and should result in a full recovery.
With the Winter Olympics fast approaching, the world’s eyes and attention are on Sochi, Russia. Whether looking at issues related to human rights or politics or addressing topics of physical activity or health, we invite you to consult with the following McGill experts leading up to or during the Games:
With the U.S. Presidential Election Day on November 6, Americans must decide whether to re-elect President Barack Obama for a second term or vote for Republican candidate Mitt Romney.
The following McGill University expert will be available to comment on the 2011 Canadian Census of population results, which will be released by Statistics Canada on Sept. 19.
McGill Expert Alert: Super Tuesday, March 6, 2012 U.S. Presidential elections In advance of Super Tuesday on March 6 when10 states and 437 delegates are up for grabs in the U.S. Republican Party presidential primaries, we offer these McGill experts:
On Dec. 2, McGill University and Immunology Montreal are inviting interested researchers, media representatives and members of the public to attend its 6th annual symposium where international experts will share the latest findings on this timely topic.
Across the globe and across time, one of the most egregious historical dynamics has been the consistent denial of basic rights for indigenous peoples. On September 13, 2007, the UN General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The fact that this nonbinding declaration took over 20 years to negotiate underscores both the importance of the Declaration’s
On November 10, 2011, McGill University’s School of Nursing will host a one-day conference on “Expanding the Scope of Nursing Practice: Destiny or Diversion?”
McGill University and its Division of Urology are inviting media representatives to attend the announcement of a $1-million gift towards the creation of a new research chair in urology.