This program focuses on cervical cancer prevention, primarily HPV-based screening. HPV FOCAL, a landmark BC study was conducted through BC Cancer and the findings continue to be used to evaluate the protection of HPV based screening for cervical cancer prevention. This program conducting ongoing prevalence of HPV in the province and evaluates the impact of HPV vaccination on the prevalence of cervical dysplasia in BC. All projects are conducted in collaboration with the University of British Columbia, Women’s Health Research Institute and the BC Centre for Disease Control.
HPV FOCAL Study, BC Cancer:
HPV FOCAL Trial, Global Control of HPV Related Diseases and Cancer: