Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Happy Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

Posted by Maggie Klee on March 10th, 2015 | No Comments »
The Prevent Cancer Super Colon is a giant replica of a human colon to teach communities about colorectal cancer prevention and treatment.

Prevention - When we think of March, we think of winter ending, the sun shining and warm weather on its way, but we should also think about National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer deaths. This March, let’s raise awareness for the preventive actions we can take to fight this disease.

King v. Burwell: What the Supreme Court Ruling Could Mean

Posted by Elizabeth HofflerElizabeth Hoffler on February 26th, 2015 | No Comments »

Advocacy - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has helped millions of individuals gain access to health care. The law addressed three of the major factors in a dysfunctional health care system—cost, quality and access. As of February 2015 over 19 million people have signed up for health insurance plans made available by the ACA. However, the Supreme Court could potentially risk dismantling this new health care system through the case, King V. Burwell.

Don’t Miss Pat Keran and Dan Shapiro at DFA 2015

Posted by Maggie KleeMaggie Klee on February 20th, 2015 | No Comments »

Foundation News - The Prevent Cancer Foundation is excited to announce Pat Keran and Dan Shapiro as the keynote speakers for the 2015 Dialogue for Action conference. Are you interested in how big data is transforming the traditional health care system? If so, join Pat Keran, the Senior Director of Innovation, Research and Development at UnitedHealth Group, as he delivers our opening keynote presentation. Pat will discuss the present and future of big data in health care. As a ...

6 Exercise Activities for You and Your Sweetheart

Posted by Monique Smaby on February 13th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Exercise Daily - Valentine’s Day is usually all about chocolate, candy, jewelry and flowers. This February change it up and add a healthy twist to your date plans. Research has shown that maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly can prevent many cancers and reduce other health risks. Exercising with your sweetheart is a fun way to spend time together and do something good for your bodies.