Happy New Year!
Wishing you health and happiness
this 2021, from all of us at UBCCA
Despite the pandemic, we still have a reason to Relay. Join UBCCA in the fight against cancer this 2021 in our virtual Relay for Life event.
DID YOU KNOW?
CANCER ISN'T ONE
Learn about the what, how, and
DISEASE, BUT OVER
why of cancer in our new series,
Due to COVID-19 in BC, all current UBCCA events have been taken to a virtual platform. Remember to be kind, calm, and safe in these next few months: we're in this together.
Every year, when November rolls around, everyone gets excited to participate in Movember, from wearing moustaches (real or fake) to raising funds and being part of the month-long movement. However, Movember is not simply about one disease but rather the overall mental...
As Movember approaches, a memory came to my mind, one of a friend frantically calling me one day and trying to cope with an incident she experienced earlier that morning: “I had just woken up to go for a run, taking a route across Lions Gate Bridge. Halfway...
Earlier this month, UBC CA gave you the low down on Breast Cancer and its history. But what is often lost in the mix is the individuality of each case of breast cancer and how personal it can get. This easily happens because the faceless statistics and massive numbers...
Illustration by Nicole Nedeff The effects of the coronavirus on patients’ lives in hospitals, their treatments and communication with their doctors. “During the height of the COVID-19 crisis in New York, most hospitals in NYC essentially became COVID hospitals”. The...
It’s breast cancer awareness month, and from its history, societal implications and its eye-opening statistics, there is a whole lot to acknowledge and educate ourselves on. To start off with some history, celebrating breast cancer awareness actually began in 1985,...
Everyone now has full access to UBC Cancer Association’s club page on CampusBase. Here you can find out what we are all about as a club and view images and videos of past events and initiatives. In late August, UBC Cancer Association runs their Jumpstart Social...
We’re a student-run club at the University of British Columbia. We aim to provide support, awareness, and fundraise in the fight against cancer. Learn more →