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Barbara Grassley, breast cancer survivor: “Just keep on getting checked!”

Mrs. Barbara Grassley is a breast cancer survivor and the wife of Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). She is a longtime member of the Prevent Cancer…

Girl on Fire

Why am I here? Like you, I ask myself this very same question.  For me though, it wasn’t until 2013 during my tenth Ironman (IM)…

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….

I didn’t know what my mom’s cancer meant for me

Thanksgiving Day is a time we all find ourselves gathered around the family table, sharing laughs, stories and sometimes—family health history. On Thanksgiving Day in…

How simple dietary changes may help improve our odds against cancer

Nadja Pinnavaia, Ph.D., is the founder and CEO of Plantable, a wellness platform that makes it simple and easy to change dietary habits. After her mother-in-law’s cancer diagnosis,…

Everything you need is already within you: The importance of being your own health advocate

It all started in a chaturanga. A chaturanga is not my favorite yoga pose to begin with, but since I was practicing yoga three to…

Almost One Year Cancer Free: Sarah Talks About Her Mom’s Battle

My mom will be cancer free one year this December. I’m looking forward to being in Maine to celebrate the all clear with her. In…

Let’s celebrate life! (¡Celebremos la vida!)

¡Celebremos la vida! breast and cervical cancer program translates to “Let’s Celebrate Life!” Through this program, the Prevent Cancer Foundation is proud to be able…

Holly Rose turns her breast cancer into a mission.

On January 13, 2009, a girlfriend of mine posted a reminder to perform a self-breast exam on my Facebook page. I did and to my…