Unprecedented Study Uncovers Alarming Statistics
A one-of-a-kind study has uncovered some interesting statistics with regard to cancer rates among First Nations and non-First Nations people.
The study was conducted in partnership by the B.C. Cancer Agency, First Nations Health Authority, the B.C. Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres, and Metis nation,
Both Cervical and Colo-rectal cancer numbers were eye-opening and Doctor, John Spinelli, the Vice President of Population Oncology with the B.C. Cancer Agency says more needs to be done to reduce the frequency of Colo-rectal cancer among First Nations people.