August 19, 2022
In the U.S. each year, nearly two million Americans are diagnosed and more than 600,000 people die from cancer. But research shows that up to half of all cases are preventable with the knowledge we have today. It can be hard to know what screenings to get and preventive measures to take to reduce your risk or detect cancer early, which increases the likelihood your treatment would be successful. That’s why we’ve launched a new, comprehensive guide offering guidance on lifestyle behaviors, screening recommendations and more. Access your free online copy today. Download now.
We’re bringing your stories from members of Congress and their spouses with the information you need to make early detection a priority. This month, Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri and his wife, Abigail, highlight the importance of getting cancer screenings back on the books. Listen to their message, and catch up on all our Voices for Cancer Prevention videos on YouTube.
For those impacted by cancer, the date of diagnosis or loss can feel hard to face. That’s why Chris decided to take back the day he lost his mother and do something positive with his grief. “Songs for Mom Volume 1” allowed Chris to honor his mom and raise money for cancer prevention and early detection! Learn more about Chris and how to host your own fundraiser today.
As the back-to-school preparation commence, be sure to add vaccination appointments to your checklist! It’s not just about scheduling your kids’ medical appointments—it’s also a great time to take care of your own health by scheduling your routine medical appointments and cancer screenings. Put prevention into action and check out our guide to children’s vaccinations and screening snapshot.
Because of you, 10 programs in LGBTQ+ communities across the U.S., from Palm Springs, California, to New Hyde Park, New York, are receiving $25,000 grants for cancer prevention and early detection. Read more about these community organizations and the work they’re embarking on to increase education, risk reduction and screening for breast, cervical, colorectal, liver and HPV-associated cancers.
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