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Spokane, WA Hosts Exhibit

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 22nd, 2010 | No Comments »
Children walk through SuperColon in Spokane

The Spokane, WA stop at River Park Square mall sponsored by the Community Health Education & Resources was a great hit, with nearly 5000 people touring the Prevent Cancer SuperColon over the holiday weekend. It was a beautiful weekend and people of all ages enjoyed the exhibit. Visitors mentioned having already had a colonoscopy done, while others mentioned that they planned to schedule a screening in the near future. One young man mentioned that his father had ...

Prevent Cancer Foundation Grant Bolsters Cervical Cancer Education

Posted by Kristina Hunken on September 21st, 2010 | No Comments »
A promotora de salud (health advisor) discusses human papillomavirus (HPV) during a CAA session.

Helping people get educated and take an active role in their health care can make a big difference, particularly when it comes to cervical cancer. While nearly 4,210 deaths are expected from cervical cancer this year in the United States, as many as 80 percent of these deaths could be prevented through regular screening and proper follow-up care. Of the populations studied, Hispanic women are particularly at risk for this cancer. It is estimated that ...

A Dialogue Can Change Survivorship

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 20th, 2010 | No Comments »
Jasmine Greenamyer

Jasmine Greenamyer, MPH Vice President, Colon Cancer Alliance “I know I speak for many different stakeholders when I say that the state and American Indian/Alaska Native Dialogue for Action conferences on colorectal cancer were influential momentum changers. The Foundation facilitates a process that helps state and community leaders strategically develop and implement impactful initiatives. Furthermore, I love going to national Dialogue for Action conferences where I get to see patient advocates, nurses, doctors, insurers, academia and the ...

Recipe for Empowerment

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 13th, 2010 | No Comments »
Margaret Vanderhye

Margaret Vanderhye Board Member Congratulations on your 25th Anniversary!  Long time board member Margi Vanderhye has not only supported the Foundation for over 20 years, but she "walks the walk" of a healthy lifestyle in her own home.  She offers this delicious and nutritious recipe for you to enjoy.  "What the Foundation has been able to do for the last 25 years is give people a reason to own their own health." Check out her video on YouTube. BUTTERMILK BRAN ...