Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Make Your Work Day Healthier During National Employee Wellness Month

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

Prevention - 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

Prevention - 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.

Reconnecting at ASCO 2015

Posted by Kerry McAuliffe on | No Comments »

Events - The Prevent Cancer Foundation has awarded nearly 450 early career scientists with grants and fellowships in cancer prevention and early detection over the past 30 years. We had the pleasure of meeting one of those scientists over the weekend at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference in Chicago. This conference brings together oncology professionals from around the world to discuss the latest in treatments, therapies and research. We enjoy attending every year to ...

Be a Quitter on World No Tobacco Day

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

Prevention - 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?