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12 05, 2024

The Talc Powder Cancer Case: What Consumers Should Know

By |2024-05-12T13:04:15-04:00May 12th, 2024|Less Cancer|

The talcum powder cancer lawsuit has been in the news for years. While several suits have settled in favor of consumers, tens of thousands of cases are still outstanding. Johnson & Johnson and its former subsidiary, Kenvue, are accused of selling talc-based baby powder tainted with asbestos for over five decades. This underscores the importance

8 05, 2024

Less Cancer’s Hike and Bike America 2024 Kicks off June 1

By |2024-05-08T15:28:04-04:00May 8th, 2024|Less Cancer|

Less Cancer’s Hike and Bike America 2024, from June 1 to July 5, is a great way to set and reach your own health goals while helping to raise money to support Less Cancer’s transformative work in lowering cancer risks. Registration for this annual bike and bike event is free. For 20 years, Less

3 05, 2024

Do Microwaves Cause Cancer?

By |2024-05-03T18:23:58-04:00May 3rd, 2024|Less Cancer|

For decades, consumers have both embraced and feared microwaves. The convenience of hot food in a flash has long harbored safety concerns about microwave oven radiation levels, especially among households with young children. Fortunately, most research shows that these handy devices are safe, although fears of cancer from other types of radiation are well-founded.  Cooking

21 04, 2024

Low Sodium Levels and Cancer: What To Know

By |2024-04-21T14:56:48-04:00April 21st, 2024|Less Cancer|

From lung cancer to pancreatic cancer, low sodium levels are a common sign of developing cancer. Along with identifying low sodium, cancer symptoms, and medical screening, oncologists are increasingly using sodium levels as a cancer red flag.  Does Sodium Cause Cancer?  High sodium intake has been linked to an increased risk of stomach cancer

14 04, 2024

Less Cancer Applauds Latest EPA Efforts to Protect Drinking Water From Cancer Causing Chemicals

By |2024-04-14T12:45:43-04:00April 14th, 2024|Less Cancer|

WARRENTON, Va., April 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Less Cancer, a nonprofit founded in 2004 as Next Generation Choices Foundation, applauds the first-ever national, legally-enforceable drinking water standard to protect communities from exposure to harmful per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as 'forever chemicals.' Less Cancer Board Member Rob Billot, author of the book Exposure which is

13 04, 2024

Less Cancer Recognized by State of Virginia for 20 Years of Cancer Prevention

By |2024-04-13T12:42:15-04:00April 13th, 2024|Less Cancer|

Warrenton, VA— Next Generation Choices Foundation, commonly known by the name of “Less Cancer,” was recognized recently by the State of Virginia, led by Del. Michael Webert (R),  for 20 years of working in the forefront of cancer prevention. “Less Cancer is one of many phenomenal organizations dedicated to creating a better future for

7 04, 2024

Prostate Cancer Rates Expected to Double by 2024

By |2024-04-07T05:30:14-04:00April 7th, 2024|Prevention, Research|

Already known as one of the fastest-growing types of cancer, fresh research shows prostate cancer rates could rise even faster than expected. The disease is already the most common form of male cancer in over 100 countries, and diagnosis rates are expected to double by 2040.  Why Are More Men Getting Prostate Cancer? The

28 03, 2024

Housing is Healthcare

By |2024-03-28T12:28:31-04:00March 28th, 2024|Cancer Prevention|

This post was contributed by Jiamie Pyles. Social and Structural Determinants of Health  In 2010 the World Health Organization (WHO) published the Conceptual Framework on the Social Determinants of Health. In this publication, WHO established the importance of examining a person’s well-being through a multifaceted and holistic lens, which includes examining the physical space

21 03, 2024

Are Artificial Flavors Bad For You?

By |2024-03-21T18:34:48-04:00March 21st, 2024|Less Cancer|

Consumers face an overwhelming number of options on store shelves these days, many draped in labels making claims like “natural” and “eco-friendly”. Unfortunately, many of these claims are questionable at best. Artificial flavors have a negative connotation, but that reputation is largely unearned. Most artificial flavorings have identical chemical structures compared to natural flavorings, despite

9 03, 2024

How Radon Causes Lung Cancer

By |2024-03-09T08:25:51-05:00March 9th, 2024|Cancer Prevention, Less Cancer|

Researchers have long established a clear connection between radon and cancer risk. Prolonged exposure to radon poses serious health issues that negatively impact the respiratory, including lung cancer. Radon testing can mitigate these risks, but not all households understand just how serious radon exposure can be.  What is Radon and Where Does It Come From?

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