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OUR MISSION

More than 45 years after the “war on cancer” began, we have spent billions on research and treatment while falling behind on preventing many cancers. Despite the progress made on research and treatment since 1974, there have been sharp increases in some cancers: pediatric blood cancers are up by 60 percent and brain cancers have increased by 40 percent in children 14 and under. Although a small percentage of cancers are driven by genetics, the rest are often the result of external forces. Less Cancer’s mission is to make risk reduction and prevention a vital part of the cancer paradigm. Less Cancer was founded to help remediate the alarming trend of increased incidences of cancer. We are a Platinum GuideStar member and we share our message with the general public, elected officials, and the medical community through the digital media and community-supported programming.

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SCIENCE AND RESOURCES

FTC Targets App Marketers That Claim to Detect Melanoma

There’s an app for almost everything — but don’t bet your life on one that

Chemical Exposure Linked to Billions in Health Care Costs

National Geographic: Exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals is likely leading to an increased risk of serious

Melanoma survivor urges lawmakers to bar minors from tanning beds

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 By MACKENZIE CONCEPCION Cronkite News Christine Nelson said there’s a reason

World Health Organization Scientist Warn Against Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR) Tanning Devices

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a working group of the World Health

Can melanoma skin cancer be prevented?

This Link is from the American Cancer Society. Content is Linked below to this link. Can

Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation

Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation What is UV radiation? Radiation is the emission (sending out) of energy

Prospective Investigation of Poultry and Fish Intake in Relation to Cancer Risk

Dietary guidelines advise consumers to limit intake of red meat and choose lean protein sources,

Indoor Tanning: The Risks of Ultraviolet Rays

On this page: Cancer Risk Other Risks Tanning in Children and Teens FDA Regulation The

RAISING AWARENESS AND KEEPING YOU INFORMED

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When Best is not Enough

Photo by Dan CookBy Bill CouzensBack in 2003, at the height of significant losses in my family due to cancer, the one repetitive thought, the metaphoric itch I couldn’t scratch, was the outlandish idea of a future

A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION, A LITTLE MORE ACTION

José Martín Ramírez CFor the last 15 years, I have raised money for Next Generation Choices

The EPA Turns a Blind Eye on Deadly Asbestos Legacy in Homes, Schools, Workplaces, and Our…

The EPA Turns a Blind Eye on Deadly Asbestos Legacy in Homes, Schools, Workplaces, and

Firefighter Cancer Quadfecta

During hearings for a bill in the New Hampshire legislature, Christine Jameson from Hampton, New

When Best is not Enough

Photo by Dan CookBy Bill CouzensBack in 2003, at the height of significant losses in my family

LET’S FIGHT CANCER WITH A FOCUS ON PREVENTION

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