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OUR MISSION

More than 45 years after the “war on cancer” began, we have spent billions on research and treatment while falling behind on preventing many cancers. Despite the progress made on research and treatment since 1974, there have been sharp increases in some cancers: pediatric blood cancers are up by 60 percent and brain cancers have increased by 40 percent in children 14 and under. Although a small percentage of cancers are driven by genetics, the rest are often the result of external forces. Less Cancer’s mission is to make risk reduction and prevention a vital part of the cancer paradigm. Less Cancer was founded to help remediate the alarming trend of increased incidences of cancer. We are a Platinum GuideStar member and we share our message with the general public, elected officials, and the medical community through the digital media and community-supported programming.

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FTC Targets App Marketers That Claim to Detect Melanoma

There’s an app for almost everything — but don’t bet your life on one that

Chemical Exposure Linked to Billions in Health Care Costs

National Geographic: Exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals is likely leading to an increased risk of serious

Melanoma survivor urges lawmakers to bar minors from tanning beds

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 By MACKENZIE CONCEPCION Cronkite News Christine Nelson said there’s a reason

World Health Organization Scientist Warn Against Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR) Tanning Devices

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a working group of the World Health

Can melanoma skin cancer be prevented?

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Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation

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Prospective Investigation of Poultry and Fish Intake in Relation to Cancer Risk

Dietary guidelines advise consumers to limit intake of red meat and choose lean protein sources,

Indoor Tanning: The Risks of Ultraviolet Rays

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New Year’s Resolution: Eat Well For Cancer Prevention

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New Year’s Resolution: Eat Well For Cancer Prevention

Photo by Dragne MariusCancer can seem like something so nasty, so terrible, so devastating that we

Onward to 2019

Portsmouth Love, Not Hate Candlelight VigilI met so many wonderful people across the state during

Even as more PFAS sites are spotted, Michigan legislators have worked to weaken the regulations…

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PFAS In Michigan: Who’s Contaminating Our Water

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LET’S FIGHT CANCER WITH A FOCUS ON PREVENTION

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