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More Canadians have access to HUMIRA® (adalimumab) for the treatment of ulcerative colitis

Crohn's and Colitis Canada awards nine research grants, supports researchers improving IBD care

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Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon

Don’t miss out on the must-run Fall event, the Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon! Event distances include 21.1K, 10K, 10K Relay, 5K and 2K, in addition to a brand new event for 2017, the Mutt Strutt 2K! Participants will enjoy running along the scenic waterfront of Lake Ontario, and through historic areas of beautiful Oakville. Join us on September 23-24, 2017 at Coronation Park in Oakville – visit www.oakvillehalfmarathon.com for more information and to register.
 
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Oakville
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Advances in IBD

Join us on Sunday September 24! Learn the latest information on Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis at this FREE event featuring expert speakers and people living well with inflammatory...
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Bingeman's
Kitchener
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Niagara Region Chapter Meeting

The Niagara Chapter of Crohn's and Colitis Canada meets on the fourth Monday of every month, from September to June. Come on out to meet and connect with others living with, or supporting...
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Real Canadian Superstore; 411 Louth St.
St. Catharines
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Impact Stories

Quick Fact

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.
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Pénélope, Récipiendaire bourses d'études

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Dr. Ken Croitoru, GEM Project Lead Investigator
Dr. Ken Croitoru, GEM Project Lead Investigator

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Dr. Mark Silverberg, Clinician & Researcher
Dr. Mark Silverberg, Clinician & Researcher

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Dr. Geoffrey Nguyen, Clinician & Researcher
Dr. Geoffrey Nguyen, Clinician & Researcher

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