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It’s time to shine the spotlight on prevention

Did you know that up to 50 percent of cancer cases are preventable? That’s half of all cases! While not all cancers can be prevented, there’s a lot you can do now to lower your risk of getting cancer in the future. February is Cancer Prevention Month, so all month long we are shining the […]

Make time for fitness

“I’m too busy” is the most common excuse we make for missing a workout. Keeping up with jobs, school work, family―after a long day it’s hard to feel motivated to work out, but a busy schedule doesn’t mean you can give up on your fitness routine. Regular physical activity is essential to staying healthy and […]

Cancer-associated viruses are a threat to those living with HIV

Cancer-associated viruses, such as human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis C, are especially dangerous for people living with HIV. HPV causes more than 90 percent of cervical and anal cancers diagnosed each year, while hepatitis C causes nearly half of all liver cancer cases. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), people infected with HIV […]

Let’s do Cancer Prevention Month right

This year alone, more than 1.6 million people will be diagnosed with cancer, but research shows that up to 50 percent of all cancer cases are preventable. Eating a healthy diet, staying active, avoiding all tobacco products and getting regular cancer screenings are effective ways to reduce your cancer risk. Every Monday of Cancer Prevention […]

It's Cancer Prevention Month

February is National Cancer Prevention Month and a great time to re-start your New Year’s resolutions. It takes just 21 days to create a new habit, and your new healthy habit can help you prevent cancer. Up to 50 percent of all cancers diagnosed today are due to preventable causes. Help us spread the word […]