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National Cancer Prevention Day

Guarding the Next Generation

Bill Couzens | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

If we truly are going to guard the next generation, we must engage communities to raise the bar on human health -- with a clear and specific focus on preventing cancer. If our children are going to have a healthier future, then cancer must not be an expected stage of life.

Leaving the Next Generation an Empty Bag: The Big Mop-Up

Bill Couzens | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

If cancer is preventable (meaning its prevalence can be reduced by making lifestyle and/or environment changes, excluding hereditary cancers), then how and why are we still struggling to reverse the increasing incidences of cancer?

Miles O'Brien to Join the Lesscancer.org Bike Ride to Mackinac

Bill Couzens | Posted 05.23.2014 | Impact
Bill Couzens

Then I felt it... a weighty, wet, salty tear slip out of the corner of my eye. All I could think to do was not have him see me, so I quickly bent down so he would not see that I had started to cry. As I crouched down out of sight, I wondered how I could disappear

Let's Fight Cancer With a Focus on Prevention

Rep. Steve Israel | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Rep. Steve Israel

I am dedicated to doing everything in my power to combat this horrific disease -- not just as a Member of Congress, but also as someone who has been personally affected.

Why We Must Regulate E-Cigarettes

Janie Heath | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Janie Heath

Spoof or not, e-cigarettes are no laughing matter. Neither are their largely unknown health consequences.

National Cancer Prevention Day Is an Opportunity to Focus on What Should Be an American Priority

Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D. | Posted 02.05.2014 | Impact
Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D.

Scientific evidence tells us that over 50 percent of all cancers are preventable by applying what we know right now.

Cancer Prevention: First on the List

Bill Couzens | Posted 04.06.2014 | Impact
Bill Couzens

My appeal to one and all is that we make cancer prevention the No. 1 priority for ourselves, our communities and our nation. Cancer does not discriminate; it has no particular ideology or political party.

Bagby Beer Company Vandalism Leads to Community Understanding and Love

Mike Spradley | Posted 04.06.2014 | Impact
Mike Spradley

When the Bagbys arrived Monday morning to see a wall vandalized by graffiti, they were distraught. Then they took a moment and looked at the message: "4 Kenny-Cancer Can't Kill Me," and they knew there was more to this story. In their blog, the Bagbys wrote, "this was bigger than us."

Half of Cancers Are Preventable: Lower Your Risk With These 8 Steps

Graham A. Colditz | Posted 04.05.2014 | Impact
Graham A. Colditz

If there's one key scientific finding over the past two decades that has the greatest potential to have a positive impact on cancer, it's that 50 percent or more of all cancer is preventable by things we can do.