People say yes to research for many reasons. Whether you are healthy or have a medical condition, there are opportunities to participate.

Mind over matter: the secret to female sexual desire

"I say yes to participating in research because the more that women talk about our sexuality, the more of a voice we will have.”
– Sophie Hooper, Vancouver

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In the name of love

"We say yes to research because participation adds variety to our lives and teaches us different ways to cope with the aftermath of a stroke.”
– Ray and Nancy Banks, Abbotsford

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The secrets of a healthy gut

"I say yes to participating because scientific research needs healthy people like me to get valid results. We’ve got to step up!”
– Andrew Dewberry, Vancouver

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Life turned upside down: father of three faces reality of post-cancer diagnosis

"I say yes to participating in research because it means I can be an active participant in both illness and healing.”
– Gerald van Wyck, Vancouver

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Catching while curable: new lung cancer screening trial shows promise

“I say yes to participating in research because early detection made a huge difference for me.”
– Johan Burkhard, Vancouver

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Young and precancerous: 28-year-old helps fight aggressive oral cancer

"I say yes to participating in research because otherwise we wouldn’t have the medications we have today. It’s about giving back."
– Michael Haack, Vancouver

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Early intervention for growing problem of dementia

"I say yes to participating because I want to be informed. I want to learn more."
– Lou, Coquitlam

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91 year-old proves age is just a number when it comes to research participation

"At 91, I’m happy that this is something I can do to help other people. Why not?"
– Robert Scambler, Tsawwassen

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