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Access for all: How to better address the needs of LGBTQ+ patients

This post has been sponsored by Exact Sciences as part of their support of the 2022 Advocacy Workshop. At Exact Sciences, we strive to change…

Working toward inclusion of LGBTQ+ people across the cancer care continuum

This post has been sponsored by Gilead Sciences as part of their support of the 2022 Advocacy Workshop. Cancer prevention and early detection followed by…

Lessons from my dad and uncle: Why you should protect your skin

This year, nearly 100,000 people will be diagnosed with melanoma1. For my uncle and dad, that number is personal, as both were diagnosed with melanoma…

Cancer prevention from Jordan to Cameroon

Since 2015, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has partnered with the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to support over 40 technical transfer fellowships. These UICC…

Dialogue Backstage Pass: Humana’s Dr. J. Nwando Olayiwola

J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP, will deliver the keynote address on Thursday, June 9 at the 2022 Prevent Cancer Dialogue. Dr. Olayiwola is the…

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…

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…

Harm reduction, hepatitis C and how we can reduce liver cancer

The Department of Health and Human Services has signed on to the bold goal set by the World Health Organization to reduce viral hepatitis by…

My fight for future generations

In 2020, Rebecca Siegel, MPH estimated that nearly 18,000 people under the age of 50 will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year in the…

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…