Skin Cancer

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

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

8 02, 2013

Less Cancer Advocate Martha Fruehauf Provides Closing Words- National Cancer Prevention Day

By |2017-11-10T21:05:57-05:00February 8th, 2013|Capitol Hill, Chemo, Climate Change, Couzens, Detroit, Detroit Couzens, Dr. Tom Sherman, Environment, Erica Wiley, Farming, Food, Greg Lam, Hugh Wiley, Increased Incidences of Cancer, Labeling, Lawmakers, Leadership, Less Cancer, Martha Fruehauf, Maryann Donovan, Michigan, MIddleburg, Middleburg Virginia, Nancy Stiles, National Cancer Prevention Day, New Hampshire, New York, ORGANIC, pediatric obesity, Pesticides, Ph.D, Portsmouth New Hampshire, Prevention, Ronald B Herberman, Steve Israel, Stormy Stokes Hood, Veronique Pittman, Virginia, Washington DC, Wayne State University, William U Couzens, William Ulrich Couzens|

Martha Fruehauf Less Cancer advocate provided closing statements for the National Cancer Prevention Day. Martha Fruehauf who gave closing statements at the briefing for National Cancer Prevention Day is  embarking on a 300-mile bicycle ride across the state of Michigan.  Kicking-off the challenge, with Suzi Tobias also a Less Cancer advocate  (Team Girls on

8 02, 2013

Less Cancer Founder Bill Couzens Speaks For National Cancer Prevention Day ; Capitol Hill

By |2017-11-10T21:05:57-05:00February 8th, 2013|Bert Johnson, Bill Couzens, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cancer Prevention, Capitol Hill, Carter Wiley, Chemical Companies, Chemo, Climate Change, Coke, Colon Cancer, Couzens, Couzens Wililam U Couzens, Cysco, Detroit, Detroit Athletic Club, Dr. Tom Sherman, Environment, Erica Wiley, GMO, GMOs, Greg Lam, Grosse Pointe, Hugh Wiley, Increased Incidences of Cancer, Jackson Dawson, James Wiley, John Couzens, KC Graham, Lawmakers, Leadership, Mackinac Race, Martha Fruehauf, Melanoma, Michigan, Middleburg Virginia, Miles O'Brien, Move Detroit, Nancy Stiles, National Cancer Prevention Day, New Hampshire, New York, obesity, ORGANIC, pediatric obesity, Pepsi, Pesticides, Portsmouth New Hampshire, Ron Herberman MD, Ronald B Herberman, Rye, Senator Jill Vogel, State Senator Bert Johnson, Steve Israel, Stormy Stokes Hood, Tanning Beds, Tom Sherman MD, Uncategorized, US CAPITOL, US CONGRESS, Veronique Pittman, Virginia, Washington DC, Wayne State University, William Ulrich Couzens|

Less Cancer Founder, Bill Couzens Capitol Hill, Washington, DC Thank you for being here today my name is Bill Couzens, Founder of Less Cancer and Next Generation Choices Foundation, on behalf of the board of directors we want to extend our Heartfelt gratitude to Congressman Steve Israel for the introduction and sponsorship of

7 02, 2013

Congressman Israel Introduces Resolution for National Cancer Prevention Day: Less Cancer Founder, Bill Couzens Speaks at Briefing

By |2017-11-10T21:05:57-05:00February 7th, 2013|Agent Orange, Bill Couzens, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cancer Prevention, Chemical Companies, Chemo, Detroit Couzens, Dr. Tom Sherman, Founder Less Cancer, Gary Hirshberg, GMO, GMOs, Lawmakers, Leadership, Less Cancer, Lets Move Campaign, Martha Fruehauf, Maryann Donovan PhD, McDonalds, Michigan, MIddleburg, Middleburg Virginia, Miles O'Brien, More Treated Cancer, Move Detroit, Nancy Stiles, New Hampshire, New York, obesity, ORGANIC, pediatric obesity, Pepsi, Pesticides, Ph.D, Phillp Morris, Portsmouth New Hampshire, Prevention, Stormy Stokes Hood, Suzi Tobias, The Nanny, Thomas M Sherman, Tom Sherman MD, Toxins, TV, Twitter, US CAPITOL, US CONGRESS, Veronique Pittman, Virginia, Washington DC, William U Couzens, William Ulrich Couzens|

Less Cancer Board Members Veronique Pittman (L) Less Cancer Founder Bill Couzens and Less Cancer Board Member Stormy Stokes Hood.(R) Washington, DC   National Cancer Prevention Day, February 4th, 2013, serves to remind people that when looking at cancer they need to look at prevention and reducing risks for human health and the

7 10, 2012

USA TODAY Tanning beds’ toll: At least 170,000 skin cancers a year

By |2017-11-10T21:06:00-05:00October 7th, 2012|Chemo, Couzens, Indoor Tanning, Melanoma, Radiation, Tanning Beds|

For the story in USA TODAY CLICK HERE  At least 170,000 cases of skin cancer each year are linked to indoor tanning, according to an analysis published online Tuesday in the British medical journal BMJ. Indoor tanners are 67% more likely to develop the more serious squamous-cell carcinomas compared with those who have never tanned indoors,

22 09, 2012

Frank Couzens III

By |2017-11-10T21:06:00-05:00September 22nd, 2012|Bill Couzens, Cancer, Cancer Prevention, Chemo, Colon Cancer, Couzens, DAC, Detroit, Detroit Athletic Club, Founder Less Cancer, Frank Couzens Jr, Frank Couzens lll, Funeral, Jackson Dawson, Joan Couzens, Mackinac Race, Memorial Service, MIddleburg, Middleburg Virginia, ORGANIC, Radiation, Uncategorized|

Grosse Pointe Farms and Harbor Springs, Michigan resident Frank Couzens III, 57, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2012, surrounded by his family and friends. Frank, whose career began in advertising, was Senior Vice President of Marketing for Jackson Dawson Communications.  He was respected and appreciated by team members throughout Jackson Dawson and Ford Motor Company alike, for his

6 09, 2012

The Stanford McStudy

By |2017-11-10T21:06:01-05:00September 6th, 2012|Bill Couzens, boing boing, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Chemical Companies, Chemo, Couzens, Farming, Food, GMO, GMOs, Less Cancer, ORGANIC|

News of the latest Stanford study published in  Annals of Internal Medicine  says that the published literature lacks strong evidence that organic foods are significantly more nutritious than conventional foods. Consumption of organic foods may reduce exposure to pesticide residues and antibiotic-resistant bacteria. A message for me, the "non- scientist" that was not so much about what

24 08, 2012

Cancer Can’t Break Love

By |2017-11-10T21:06:01-05:00August 24th, 2012|Aileen O'Brien Graef, American Cancer Society, Bill Couzens, boing boing, Cancer, Facebook, lance Armstrong, Less Cancer, Mia Farrow, michael moore, Michigan, Miles O'Brien, Prevention, Twitter, Uncategorized, Xeni Jardin|

 I am conflicted by this heart -wrenching photo taken by life long friend Less Cancer board member - Journalist- Miles O'Brien of his dear sister Aileen. This is not how I want to see my friend Aileen, and yet I am stirred by the story this picture tells.  I am moved by the authenticity of

26 07, 2012

1 in 20 Cases of Melanoma Linked to Tanning Beds

By |2017-11-10T21:07:02-05:00July 26th, 2012|Chemo, Less Cancer|

From Health Day News  -- European study supports warnings to avoid tanning beds and cut your risk from skin cancer. The study estimates that one in every 20 cases (5.4 percent) of the most lethal form of skin cancer, melanoma, can be attributed to tanning bed use. The story by Steven Reinberg reports that those that bronze

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