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16 05, 2018

When Best is not Enough

By | 2018-05-16T13:38:40+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Journal|

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 with less cancer. At the time, cancer and prevention were not words that were used together.In 2004, with the support

2 05, 2018

When Karma is at the Wheel

By | 2018-05-02T12:38:18+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Journal|

Ken Treloar PhotoA year ago this last, February, on a break from emceeing Less Cancer’s National Cancer Prevention Workshop, I found myself attentively listening in on a presentation about pancreatic cysts by Kathleen Haden, MSN, RN, ANP from the University of Virginia. At the time, I was curious about my situation because pancreatic cancer is prevalent

9 04, 2018

Breast Cancer Limbo

By | 2018-04-09T09:58:18+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Journal|

Breast Cancer LimboThis isn’t the first time and it, likely, will not be the last. I went for my annual screening mammogram and got the dreaded call. The next day a very nice but efficient woman from the breast center called me. “They have found an abnormality and want you to come back in for further

6 04, 2018

U.S. Surgeon General Adams Tweets about the Health Dangers of Asbestos Exposure for National…

By | 2018-04-06T22:38:09+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Journal|

U.S. Surgeon General Adams Tweets about the Health Dangers of Asbestos Exposure for National Asbestos Awareness Week to His 508,000 FollowersApril 1–7 is National Asbestos Awareness Week. It is important that we remind Americans about the health dangers of #asbestos exposure. If you think you have been exposed to asbestos, I encourage you to speak

3 04, 2018

Cooking Up Your Next Career Change

By | 2018-04-03T14:16:55+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Journal|

Thanks to some bad choices I made in the last 40-odd years, I now find myself forced to make better food selections when I eat. So how does a guy who’s spent the better part of his childhood and adult life enjoying steak and pizza find a healthy lifestyle? It turns out that the approach

16 03, 2018

Committing to the Light

By | 2018-03-16T14:20:39+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Journal|

Photo by Riccardo AnnandaleRecently, I was working from home with the TV on in the background, listening to Oprah Winfrey and Van Jones chat away as if they were at my kitchen counter.Oprah is one cool do-gooder with enormous resources and reach, and she seems to effortlessly accomplish dreams the rest of us have yet

2 03, 2018

National Cancer Prevention Workshop

By | 2018-03-02T15:24:07+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Journal|

Jacob Creswick Photo As founder of Less Cancer and initiator of National Cancer Prevention Day, the Congressional Caucus on Cancer Prevention and The National Cancer Prevention Workshop this past February 7, 2018, we provided critical solutions in cancer prevention. We harness the brightest minds to connect the dots on evidence-based science, which leads to education and

11 02, 2018

Congresswoman Dingell Introduces Bill to Label Asbestos Contaminated Products on National Cancer…

By | 2018-02-11T13:38:44+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Journal|

. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is pleased to announce the introduction of legislation by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) to protect children and families from asbestos. Dingell’s bill, H.R. 4964, introduced on February 7, 2018, amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that children’s cosmetics containing talc include

6 02, 2018

Cancer Risk: Is Perception Aligned with Reality? — Part Three

By | 2018-02-06T07:40:37+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Journal|

Photo by J. Carl Ganter/Vector Center What increases your risk of getting cancer? Is perception aligned with reality? This is Part Three of three articles revealing results of a study by Vector Center for Less Cancer’s National Cancer Prevention Day Workshop. Environmental Factors — Cancer Clusters Evidence-based science has proven environmental toxins can cause cancer. Cancer clusters