Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog


It’s Men’s Health Week

Posted by Maggie Klee on June 15th, 2015 | No Comments »

Today kicks off Men’s Health Week, a national event to raise awareness for preventive men’s health problems. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cancer is the #2 cause of death for men in the United States. Research has proven that more than half of cancer deaths can be prevented. Aside from our Seven Steps to Prevent Cancer, here are some health tips men tend to ignore.

Make Your Work Day Healthier During National Employee Wellness Month

Posted by Nicole Handler on June 4th, 2015 | No Comments »
Couch to Cancer Free Tips via @FitfulFocus

Today’s guest blog comes from Nicole Handler, a personal trainer, in honor of National Employee Wellness Month. The main reason I workout is for physical health, and I’m not just talking about having a good BMI. We know that leading a healthy lifestyle is critical to keeping some diseases at bay, including cancer. And since my family history is riddled with cancer and other diseases I want to do everything I can to reduce my risk.

Take Your Healthy Lifestyle with You on Vacation

Posted by Monique Smaby on June 2nd, 2015 | No Comments »
Active young family enjoying bike ride in the country

June kicks off the summer vacation season and who isn’t ready for a little rest and relaxation? While enjoying your getaway, don’t forget to keep your health in mind. Making healthy lifestyle part of your everyday routine is necessary in cancer prevention. Sun safety, healthy eating and exercise are important steps we sometimes forget while vacationing. Start your summer off right with these simple tips to continue to stay on track during your time off.

Be a Quitter on World No Tobacco Day

Posted by Maggie Klee on May 31st, 2015 | No Comments »

Did you know that… … 70 million Americans use tobacco products regularly? … cigarette smoking is linked to 90% of lung cancer cases? … tobacco is responsible for 30% of all cancer deaths in the United States?