How Genomics is Helping Eradicate Cervical Cancer

Every year, cervical cancer kills about 400 Canadian women. Worldwide, cervical cancer kills one woman every two minutes. But cervical cancer is a completely preventable illness. Watch the Podcast


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at the right time

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Genomics positively impacts life, every day.

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Fighting back against climate change by figuring
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Genomics will revolutionize many aspects of our lives...

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We work to expand understanding and drive the kind of innovation that brings practical, evidence-based solutions to some of life’s biggest challenges.

Why Genomics?

Every living organism has a genome. The insights gleaned from genomics hold the key to unleashing innovations across a host of sectors, presenting unprecedented opportunities to drive economic growth and improve quality of life for people across the globe.

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