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18 02, 2024

Relieve the National Cancer Prevention Workshop On Demand

By |2024-02-18T13:13:53-05:00February 18th, 2024|Less Cancer|

The 2024 National Cancer Prevention Workshop brought together some of the smartest, most passionate contributors to our movement. The live stream format allows us to document and share these important insights and stories on demand, with free access to our dedicated YouTube channel. Our mission is 24/7, 365 days of the year, and so is

15 02, 2024

Less Cancer Non-Profit Marks 20th Anniversary of Transformative Work

By |2024-02-15T07:22:08-05:00February 15th, 2024|Less Cancer|

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of Less Cancer's Annual National Cancer Prevention Workshop took place on Tuesday, February 6 in the Gold Room of the Rayburn Building, bringing together physicians, scientists, legislators, students, educators and advocates to discuss the strides made in cancer prevention. The Warrenton, VA, based non-profit Less Cancer,

15 02, 2024

Fauquier County Recognizes Less Cancer’s 20 Years of Service

By |2024-02-17T11:28:45-05:00February 15th, 2024|Less Cancer|

February 6th, 2024 ​Mayor H.E. Carter Nevill ​PRO-24-02-001 A PROCLAMATION RECOGNIZING TWENTY YEARS OF EFFORTS BY LESS CANCER AND THEIR WORK TO EDUCATE, ADVOCATE, PARTICIPATE WHEREAS, in 2004, recognizing the impact on the community that cancer leaves in its wake, Less Cancer was founded in Fauquier County under its more formal name Next Generation

7 01, 2024

Environmental Racism and Cancer

By |2024-01-07T09:06:47-05:00January 7th, 2024|Less Cancer|

Since the earliest days of industrialization, the US has implemented and maintained systemic inequalities that negatively impact people of color. Environmental racism has its roots in interwar community planning and decades of discriminatory housing and workplace regulation that has caused serious, irreparable, generational harm to millions of Americans. What is Environmental Racism? Environmental racism refers

17 12, 2023

Inhance Is (Still) Putting PFAS in Packaging

By |2023-12-17T05:19:23-05:00December 17th, 2023|Less Cancer|

While painfully slow, federal agencies like the EPA have made progress in reducing the number of products made with PFAS. These “forever chemicals” are finally front and center for both regulators and legislators, especially as additives in household products. The next phase in the fight against PFAS? It’s packaging. We’ve highlighted the use of PFAS

7 11, 2023

Pesticides in Produce: What’s the Risk?

By |2023-11-07T07:30:24-05:00November 7th, 2023|Less Cancer|

There’s substantial evidence that diets rich in fruits and vegetables positively impact health and wellness. As part of a healthy diet, fruits and vegetables can lower the risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and cardiovascular disease. Many produce products have trace amounts of pesticides, putting families in a tough position.  Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables As

22 10, 2023

Less Cancer to Be Featured on Rural Health Leadership Radio

By |2023-10-25T06:42:42-04:00October 22nd, 2023|Cancer Prevention, Less Cancer|

Less Cancer Founder Bill Couzens will be featured on an upcoming Rural Health Leadership Radio episode on October 31, 2023. It's a chance for Less Cancer to contribute to the important conversations surrounding rural health access in the US at a crucial time. Couzens will speak to the challenges facing rural communities seeking cancer

10 10, 2023

Mental Health Awareness for Family And Friends of Cancer Survivors

By |2023-10-10T06:51:39-04:00October 10th, 2023|Less Cancer|

Guest post from Jason Klimkowski of  MentalHealthProviders.org. This article is for friends or family of someone dealing with cancer. While this guidance may seem obvious to some, it has proven to be very helpful to those dealing with it for the first time. You're going to feel like you wish you possessed a magic wand

8 10, 2023

Is Intratumoral Therapy the Future of Cancer Treatment?

By |2023-10-08T06:02:50-04:00October 8th, 2023|Less Cancer|

Intratumoral immunotherapy has put the immune system center stage in the fight against metastasized cancer. While its use has primarily been limited to melanoma, intratumoral therapy has also had some success in slowing the spread of other types of cancer. This innovative procedure has tremendous upside, though more research and robust clinical trials are still

30 09, 2023

Do Volatile Organic Compounds Cause Cancer?

By |2023-09-30T14:08:40-04:00September 30th, 2023|Less Cancer|

Volatile organic compounds encompass a wide range of household and industrial compounds we’re exposed to nearly every day. When VOC levels rise, you may suffer respiratory irritation and other symptoms. But what about prolonged exposure or especially elevated levels of VOCs? Can they cause cancer? What Are VOCs? Volatile organic compounds are gases released

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