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Controlling the controllables: My philosophy on cancer prevention

Hello! My name is Cecilia Barowski, and I am a 25-year-old professional runner training for the 2020 Olympics in the 800m, studying for the GRE before applying to a grad program in Speech-Language Pathology, planning a wedding for next August and trying my best to live a healthy and fulfilling life! It can be difficult […]

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Nominations now open: 2019 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards

Nominations are open for the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 2019 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards! Since 2003, the Laurels Awards have recognized and celebrated innovators and leaders in the fight against cancer. We’re proud to have the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) as co-sponsors of these prestigious awards. […]

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Cancer prevention at ASCO 2018

That’s the question I was expecting to get at the  American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO’s) annual conference in Chicago. My co-worker, Kim, attended in 2017, and as she prepared me for this year’s event, she emphasized that many visitors to our booth were skeptical about preventing cancer. Fast-forward one year later and there was […]

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Farewell from Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jan Bresch

One of my favorite quotes is from Mahatma Gandhi; “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”  I am sure that anyone who works, or has worked, in the non-profit field also believes these words to be true. I’ve spent the majority of my career in the nonprofit […]

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

As summer comes to an end it’s time to get serious, not just about work and other responsibilities, but about your health. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and a critical time to discuss your prostate health with your doctor. Did you know that prostate cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in men […]

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Easy ways to cook July’s best produce

If you’re tired of making the same old dishes, here are some easy tips and tricks on how to cook up summer’s best produce to add some nutrition and pizazz to your plate. Apricots Instead of eating apricots plain, try baking, broiling or sautéing them, then sprinkle with cinnamon and top with chopped walnuts. Apricots […]

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Have a healthy 4th of July

The Fourth of July is hands down my favorite holiday. I love spending the day outside during my favorite season, with my favorite people and eating my favorite foods. It is also a great opportunity to turn the day into a healthy one with some easy food swaps and fun activities for the whole family. […]

Unity, hope and innovation at ASCO 2017

“So, how do you prevent cancer?” That was by far the most common question I fielded while manning the booth at the annual American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Though many attendees approached with a hint of skepticism in their voice, once they heard the background on the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s […]

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Top 8 health mistakes men make

With Father’s Day right around the corner, we are all taking that extra time to appreciate the men in our lives. But the best way we can show our love is to encourage you―our fathers, husbands, sons, grandpas, brothers and uncles―to take charge of your health, especially because June is Men’s Health Month. Guys, here […]

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Dialogue 2017—not a moment wasted

“This was the best Dialogue that I have attended. The content was applicable across cancers. There was not a moment of time wasted.” – Dialogue 2017 participant The 19th annual Dialogue for Action® on Cancer Screening & Prevention engaged a diverse and committed audience from 35 states, nine American Indian/Alaska Native tribes and organizations, the […]