Sources Media Release
 
   
 

News Release

Cancer: It's About Prevention.
It's About Time!

April 20, 2007

 

Please join us at the landmark national conference, CANCER: It's About Prevention. It's About Time!
at the University of Ottawa, May 24-27, 2007.

Over half of all cancers are preventable. Prevent Cancer Now and the Saunders-Matthey Cancer Prevention Coalition are co-sponsoring this national conference in Ottawa to develop practical plans for action to stop the cancer epidemic in Canada.

This conference has three main goals:
* To foster a Canada-wide movement for cancer prevention, emphasizing strategies to eliminate 'environmental' causes of cancer, including hazards in our homes, schools, workplaces, personal products - and diet.

* To raise national awareness about the need for the primary prevention of cancer - stopping cancer before it starts.

* To provide tools and strategies to assist local groups with public education & action campaigns.

The conference will also include outstanding keynote speakers, regional organizing, 18 participatory workshops, plus the launch of "Cancer: 101 Solutions to a Preventable Epidemic" (New Society Publishers). .

Full conference registration is $250 ($300 after April 22) with day rates available; accommodation at University of Ottawa is $33 to $55 per person per night (available to those who register before April 22).

For more information & to register, visit: www.preventcancernow.ca.

Or contact:
Angela Rickman, Executive Director
613-482-8124 .
info@preventcancernow.ca

Liz Armstrong
519-833-7202
liz@ican.net

 

Click here to view our Sources Listing

Areas of Expertise: Aboriginal Women - Alternative Health Care - Battered Women - Birth - Birth Control - Breast Cancer - Breastfeeding - Breast Implants - Caregiving - Childbirth - Elderly Women - Estrogen - Female Sexuality - Gender Issues - Health Information/Women - Hormone Replacement Therapy - Immigrant Women - Menopause - Menstruation - Mental Health - Midwifery - Minority Women's Issues - Natural Healing - Ovarian Cancer - Publications/Women's Health - Refugee Women - Reproductive Health - Rural Women - Status of Women - Violence against Women & Children - Women - Women & Cancer - Women as Caregivers - Women & Heart Disease - Women & Welfare - Women & Work - Women's Associations/Advocacy Groups - Women's Health - Women's Issues - Women's Issues/Advocacy - Women's Issues/Research


Main News Release page  -  The Sources Calendar  -  Search Sources Listings  -  Parliamentary Names & Numbers

How to Post Your Press Releases

Sources home page
Search the Sources directory to find experts and spokespersons


Sources is a service for journalists, writers, news editors, researchers. Use Sources to find experts, media contacts, spokespersons, scientists, lobbyists, officials, speakers, university professors, researchers, newsmakers, CEOs, executive directors, media relations contacts, spokespeople, talk show guests, PR representatives, Canadian sources, story ideas, research studies, databases, universities, colleges, associations, businesses, government, research institutions, lobby groups, non-government organizations (NGOs), in Canada and internationally.

 
Sources: The Resource for Editors, Reporters, and Researchers