With more than 100 million Facebook fans, his own museum, and a blossoming career as a male model with his own line of clothing, there’s no doubt Portuguese soccer sensation Cristiano Ronaldo is known for more than just his skills on the pitch.
When illness strikes, we turn to our healthcare system. But what if the medical system doesn’t acknowledge your gender identity? Mary K. Bryson, director of UBC’s Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, is project leader of the Cancer’s Margins project.
The journal Science published a statistic-laden research article last month that garnered far more attention than most such pieces usually do. In it, the authors made a provocative claim: two-thirds of the variation of cancer risk among different types of tissues can be attributed to "bad luck."