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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

30 10, 2022

Cape Fear PFAS Study Finds Chemical in Nearly All Participants

By |2022-10-30T11:04:16-04:00October 30th, 2022|Environment, EPA, Less Cancer, PFAS|

A Northern Carolina State University study found that nearly every one of 1,500 blood samples in the Cape Fear River Basin had elevated levels of PFAS. The study, one of the largest ever conducted, reportedly scared residents and is expected to result in further mitigation. Cape Fear PFAS Plume: A Legacy of Contamination Study participants’

16 10, 2022

Deli Meat and Cancer: What’s the Link?

By |2022-10-16T13:56:26-04:00October 16th, 2022|Less Cancer|

Diet plays a critical role in almost every aspect of your overall health. From cardiovascular disease to obesity, we truly are what we eat. More recent research has strengthened the link between certain types of food and specific types of cancer. For almost a decade, studies have repeatedly shown that processed deli meats are

13 08, 2022

Safe Sunscreen: Ingredients To Watch For

By |2022-08-13T05:52:53-04:00August 13th, 2022|Less Cancer, Melanoma|

You aren't wrong; it can be tough to feel confident you're using a safe sunscreen. The Banana Boat recall of July 2022 is yet another reminder of the delicate balance between sun protection and a very different kind of exposure risk.  The voluntary recall, which specified trace amounts of the carcinogen benzene, was focused on

16 06, 2022

EPA Sets New Health Advisory Levels On Two PFAS Chemicals

By |2022-06-16T06:38:08-04:00June 16th, 2022|Journal, Less Cancer|

It’s a start. On June 15, the EPA announced adjustments to its acceptable limits of two specific PFAS and first-time guidances of four others, but hundreds remain largely unaddressed. The announcement focused on two PFAS that are primarily found in contaminated drinking water. perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) saw their “acceptable” health

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

2 07, 2013

Red Meat – Colon Cancer Study

By |2017-11-10T21:05:54-05:00July 2nd, 2013|Bill Couzens, Less Cancer, Next Generation Choices Foundation, Uncategorized|

  Andrew M. Seaman of Reuters Health wrote people who report eating the most red and processed meat before being diagnosed with colon cancer are more likely to die during the next eight years, according to a new study. "It's another important reason to follow the guidelines to limit the intake of red and processed meat,"

23 06, 2013

Super Suzi & Friends – Riding for Less Cancer

By |2017-11-10T21:05:54-05:00June 23rd, 2013|Challenge 300, Less Cancer, Miles O'Brien, Next Generation Choices Foundation, obesity, ORGANIC, Uncategorized|

Join in on the Less Cancer Challenge 300- 300 of anything the month of July! Do it as an individual or as a team!Tobias and friends as they join in on the Less Cancer Challenge 300 the month of July any where and anytime.  You can do on your own or get friends and

30 03, 2013

Prevention and End of Life-Marginalized in the Cancer Conversation

By |2017-11-10T21:05:56-05:00March 30th, 2013|Couzens, End of LIfe, Less Cancer, Next Generation Choices Foundation, Prevention, Senator Mark Warner, Uncategorized, Virginia|

That could change at least for end of life conversations. This last Wednesday, Senator Warner spent the morning in Northern Virginia leading a roundtable conversation on end-of-life issues with about 50 hospital executives, nurses, religious leaders, advocates for patients and financial planners. The discussion, held in Loudoun County, focused on issues involved in supporting people

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