The 1000 Donor Campaign

The 1000 Donor Campaign

Hundreds of patients in Canada with diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma and aplastic anemia need a stem cell transplant to save their life, and 75% of these patients rely on unrelated donors. 80% of stem cell transplants come from international donors, but currently,...
Relay at Home

Relay at Home

Due to the unprecedented circumstances, UBC Relay for Life has been postponed to a further date.   While we await the day we can all come together in person, The Canadian Cancer Society has reimagined Relay For Life into Relay At Home — a virtual event that will unite...
The Relay for Life Family

The Relay for Life Family

Relay for Life Retreat During the past weekend from October 18th to 20th, UBCCA RFL attended the Relay for Life Retreat in Toronto. Along with 47 other student leaders from 24 different post-secondary schools,  we spent three days learning about fundraising, Relay for...
2019 Election Results

2019 Election Results

Elections Results 2019 Congratulations to the newly elected executive team! The election was concluded on March 20th, 2019 during the Annual General Meeting. Executive transition is in progress and the newly elected team will commence their tenure in early April....

2019 Election Candidates

Elections 2019 Vote at the Annual General Meeting Voting will happen at our annual general meeting which is happening in LIFE 1505 on March 20th from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Notice: Keith Wu has withdrawn from the election race for VP Finance and VP Events. About The...
New year, new changes.

New year, new changes.

Welcome back to the start of the new semester! Over the past few months UBC Cancer Association has gone through some pretty big changes, so we’re detailing them in this blog post. (New) Volunteers If you’re one of the many students looking to volunteer,...
Why Movember?

Why Movember?

Our Movember Initiative Throughout the years, increased importance is given to the idea of Movember as men’s health issues are often overlooked and not talked about enough. Recently, UBC Cancer Association collaborated with AMS Events and participated in November...
Cancer research, no PhD required.

Cancer research, no PhD required.

Even at the undergraduate level, cancer research is happening! From directed studies programs to design teams, UBC students are at the forefront of trying to find a cure. One design team is BIOMOD, which uses biological molecules to build devices on the nanoscale....