Back on the Books Stories

April 20, 2022

Trusting your gut

If someone had told me a hurricane and a global pandemic would get in the way of me getting a colonoscopy, I wouldn’t have believed…

March 24, 2022

Paying it forward

I may had been in an anesthesia-induced fog from my hours-long double mastectomy surgery, but in that moment, there was one message I wanted to…

April 7, 2022

A National Minority Health Month message

I’m Congresswoman Nikema Williams and I proudly represent Georgia’s 5th congressional district. Like too many of you, my family has been touched by cancer. I…

March 22, 2022

Your colonoscopy questions, answered

Tom Hoehn is the executive vice president of digital and social at 4media group, of which the Prevent Cancer Foundation is a client.   March…

December 11, 2019

I was set to run a marathon, then my doctor found highly precancerous cells

A goddess representing wisdom and strength, Athena provides an overwhelming presence in Greece and other parts of the world. I first learned of Athena while…

December 14, 2020

What if you are living with cancer? Katie’s story.

OK so here comes a heavy hypothetical…What if you were told right now you are living with cancer? You will need to go through chemotherapy….