Cancer Prevention

14 08, 2022

How Much Physical Activity Do Adults Need?

By |2022-08-14T12:40:16-04:00August 14th, 2022|Cancer Prevention, Prevention|

We all know that daily exercise can have a positive impact on our physical and mental health. It might not be easy to find time for running, cycling, or other activities, but your health deserves to be a priority. So, how much do you need to exercise? Exercise Recommendations For Adults The key to meeting

5 07, 2022

Hypertension Joins The Long of PFAS Risks

By |2022-07-13T19:17:45-04:00July 5th, 2022|Cancer Prevention, Uncategorized|

Already linked to elevated cancer risks, researchers have now connected PFAS exposure with high blood pressure in middle-aged women. It’s yet another risk factor associated with PFAS, a family of “forever chemicals” that keep popping up everywhere we look.  To date, PFAS have been found in many elements of what might be mistaken as the

21 01, 2015

UVM Class of 2017: Public Health Projects

By |2017-11-10T21:04:43-05:00January 21st, 2015|Cancer Prevention|

Medical students Sonam Kapadia '16, far right, and Brenton Nash '16, middle, discuss their public health project with Bill Jeffries, M.D., senior associate dean for medical education, during the 2014 Public Health Project Poster Session and Celebration. (Photo: COM Design & Photography) The Public Health Projects course at the University of Vermont College of

18 08, 2014

Is This How We’ll Cure Cancer? – Forbes. By Matthew Herper

By |2017-11-10T21:04:44-05:00August 18th, 2014|Cancer Prevention, Chemo, Prevention|

For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure–but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back; she was put into remission once more and scheduled for a bone

18 08, 2014

300-mile bike ride after I lost my arm By Miles O’Brien, Special to CNN

By |2017-11-10T21:04:44-05:00August 18th, 2014|Cancer Prevention|

Editor's note: Dr. Sanjay Gupta has been following former CNN correspondent Miles O'Brien's recovery after the amputation of O'Brien's left arm. On July 12 and 13, O'Brien is participating in the 300-mile Less Cancer Bike Ride from Port Huron to Mackinac, Michigan. Follow CNN for more on his story.   Miles O'Brien (CNN)

1 08, 2013

Lead With Your Heart

By |2017-11-10T21:05:53-05:00August 1st, 2013|Aileen O'Brien Graef, Bill Couzens, Cancer Prevention, Couzens, Detroit, Frank Couzens lll, Uncategorized|

(l) David Toutant (c) Bill Couzens (r) Suzi Tobias On July 20, 2013, Suzi Tobias, David Toutant and Jim Weitzmann set out from Port Huron, Michigan, on a 300-mile, two-day bike ride to draw attention to cancer prevention. The Port Huron-Mackinac Bike Ride for Lesscancer.org was the brainchild of Suzi Tobias, who envisioned

9 07, 2013

Less Cancer Board Member, TV Journalist Miles O’Brien Training For Less Cancer Challenge 300

By |2017-11-10T21:05:53-05:00July 9th, 2013|Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cancer Prevention, Less Cancer, Miles O'Brien, Port Huron Mackinac|

  Television journalist and Less Cancer Board Member Miles O'Brien (pictured here for a Herring break)  as been in the Netherlands training for the Less Cancer Challenge 300. The first annual Less Cancer Challenge 300 is a program of LessCancer.org that encourages individuals to get out and move during the month of July.  For example, a commitment to walk

24 06, 2013

Cancer Prevention – More Than A Sound Bite

By |2017-11-10T21:05:54-05:00June 24th, 2013|A World Without Cancer, Cancer, cancer cluster, Cancer Prevention, Huffington Post, M.D.|

New LessCancer.org board member Margaret Cuomo, MD, blogged in the Huffington Post that while improvements have been made in the curricula of American medical schools over the past few decades, cancer prevention is one essential area that is still neglected. The emphasis is on treatment, rather than prevention. You can read more here by clicking

14 06, 2013

Margaret Cuomo, M.D. Joins Less Cancer’s Board of Directors

By |2017-11-10T21:05:54-05:00June 14th, 2013|A World Without Cancer, Cancer Prevention, Couzens, Dr. Tom Sherman, Huffington Post, John Couzens, Margaret Cuomo, Maryann Donovan PhD, Miles O Brien, National Cancer Prevention Day, Next Generation Choices Foundation, Ron Herberman MD, Ronald B Herberman, Steve Israel, Stormy Stokes Hood, Thomas M Sherman MD|

  Bill Couzens, founder of LessCancer.org (Next Generation Choices Foundation), has announced that Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D. is a new board member.   “We are thrilled and honored to have Dr. Cuomo on our board,” says Couzens. “Dr. Cuomo’s reputation as an advocate for the prevention of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes has earned her

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