People say yes to research for many reasons. Whether you are healthy or have a medical condition, there are opportunities to participate.
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
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
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
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.”
– Joanne, Vancouver
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
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
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
A vision of hope for diabetics facing blindness
"I say yes to participating because it helped me get ahead of potential vision loss."
– Chris Ebbehoj, Downtown Vancouver