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Preventing cancer at the Iowa State Fair

Going to the state fair is not the healthiest activity that comes to mind. From fried Oreos to corn dogs, you can find nearly any junk food at summer fairs across the U.S., and the Iowa State Fair is no exception. But the fair is not just about trying the craziest junk food mash-ups—or, in […]

ICYMI: July 29, 2016

Feature Story Expert panel declines to recommend routine full-body screening for skin cancer NOTE: You can see the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s response to the USPSTF’s recommendation here. TUESDAY, July 26, 2016 (The Washington Post) — A panel of medical experts said Tuesday that there’s too little evidence to determine whether routine full-body screening for skin […]

Act Now to Protect Skin Cancer Screenings

Skin cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis in the United States, with more than 73,000 people diagnosed with melanoma—the most dangerous type of skin cancer—each year and more than 2 million people diagnosed with nonmelanoma skin cancer annually. Nearly 10,000 people are dying each year from melanoma, and nonmelanoma skin cancers also pose serious […]