• Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and the fourth most common type of cancer for both men and women in Canada.

  • Lynch Syndrome

    Lynch syndrome (LS; also known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer) is an autosomal dominant cancer susceptibility syndrome. The most common cancer associated with LS is colorectal cancer, but for women, endometrial and ovarian cancer are also highly prevalent.

  • Ovarian Cancer

    Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer for women and is the most fatal women’s cancer. It is estimated that this year in Canada, 2,600 women will be newly diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Research Focus

Colorectal Cancer

Project Name: Long-term Physical and Psychological Outcomes in Colorectal Cancer Survivors About the Project: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is…
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Lynch Syndrome

Project Names: Health Self Efficacy, Health Anxiety, and Gynaecological Cancer Risk in Women with Lynch Syndrome Informational Needs…
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Ovarian Cancer

Project Name: Understanding the Psychological Well-Being of Individuals and Couples Facing Ovarian Cancer About the Project: Ovarian cancer…
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