Dear Secretary DeVos,
My name is Bill Couzens; I am a proud Michigander and the founder of Less Cancer, a small, underfunded non-profit working to end the over 50 percent of preventable cancers.
Our work in cancer prevention is different from the better funded industry of cancer treatment. We feel like the unacknowledged sibling, less glamorous but in the field working every day to make life better for millions of people. In that sense, we feel a kinship to teachers, whose important work in society so often goes unnoticed.
When you prevent cancer, you save lives, you save patients, families, and friends from the suffering and trauma of treatment, and you save money for individuals, insurance companies, and the entire healthcare system……