Cancer

27 11, 2022

What Is The Sugar and Cancer Connection?

By |2022-11-27T06:09:37-05:00November 27th, 2022|Cancer, Less Cancer|

There’s little argument for sugar as a health food, but there’s a lot more to the story. Despite a common sugar and cancer myth, there’s relatively little evidence that sugar causes cancer. While not a recommended part of a healthy diet, there’s almost no evidence showing that cancer patients who eat sugar have worse

21 09, 2022

What Is Leukemia?

By |2022-09-21T18:26:50-04:00September 21st, 2022|Cancer|

Leukemia is a rare type of cancer affecting fewer than 200,000 Americans annually. There are several kinds of leukemia and various risk levels associated with each type. Leukemia – A Blood-Based Cancer In most cases, leukemia impacts the body’s white blood cells. These blood cells are primarily responsible for fighting infection. White blood cells multiply

17 09, 2022

The Cancer Moonshot Hits The Ground Running

By |2022-09-17T07:33:53-04:00September 17th, 2022|Cancer, Capitol Hill|

The Biden Administration reignited its Cancer Moonshot initiative last week, renewing its commitment to cutting the US cancer death rate by 50% over the next 25 years. The plan includes substantial financial investment, too. The initiative pledges $2 billion for biotech supply chains. The announcement came from the steps of the Kennedy Presidential Library

2 09, 2022

How To Prevent Testicular Cancer

By |2022-08-27T13:33:46-04:00September 2nd, 2022|Cancer|

While statistically rare, testicular cancer affects tens of thousands of American men and reshapes their lives, even if treatment is successful. Modern treatment options make the disease relatively low risk – if it is diagnosed early. What Is Testicular Cancer? Testicular cancer is a type of cancer that affect the testes. In most cases, the

5 08, 2022

Oral Cancer Screening Tests Come Home

By |2022-08-05T05:50:52-04:00August 5th, 2022|Cancer, Cancer Screening|

Early detection is one of the most important factors in successfully treating most types of cancer. Access to care has proven an inequitable proposition for millions of Americans, and inequality laid bare during the COVID-19 pandemic. New at-home testing could reduce social inequalities for several types of oral and throat cancers. How Are Oral Cancers

21 07, 2022

Thyroid Cancer: Symptoms, Survival Rate and Prevention

By |2022-07-21T06:01:40-04:00July 21st, 2022|Cancer|

Thyroid cancer is the seventh most common cancer in women and claims the lives of roughly 2,200 Americans per year. Until very recently, thyroid cancer was one of the most quickly increasing cancer diagnoses in the US. Better screening has aided early detection, but the various types of thyroid cancer still pose a health risk

13 07, 2022

What Is Cervical Cancer?

By |2022-07-13T19:34:36-04:00July 13th, 2022|Cancer|

Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the cervix. Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by HPV and are preventable through screenings and vaccination. Cervical cancer is an ideal case study to highlight how important cancer prevention can be in addressing specific types of cancer. Pre-cancers of the Cervix Pre-cancer

2 10, 2013

New Hampshire Hearing – Labeling and GMO’s

By |2017-11-10T21:05:52-05:00October 2nd, 2013|Bill Couzens, Cancer, Uncategorized|

Bill Couzens Testimony on HB660, a bill to the require the Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods and Agricultural Commodities Before the Subcommittee of the Environment and Agriculture Committee Concord, New Hampshire. Testimony by Bill Couzens Founder Lesscancer.org October 1, 2013 My name is Bill Couzens. I am the founder of the organization Next

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

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