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A Dialogue Can Change Survivorship

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

David Tutera Stands Up to Prevent Cancer

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on September 17th, 2010 | No Comments »
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WE tv star and Prevent Cancer Foundation board member David Tutera is being featured in the upcoming Life & Style section of USA Today Weekend discussing the joy of giving. Tutera explained, “I try to be active in a few charities that have meaning and where I feel I can make a difference.” One of those organizations is the Prevent Cancer Foundation , which he’s been involved with for 10 years. Cancer prevention and early detection hit home ...

Jan’s 5K Challenge: Why I Am Walking

Posted by Jan Bresch Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on September 16th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
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Working in the cancer field I know the stats on how many people are affected by cancer each year. How many will be diagnosed. How many will die. What the stats don’t tell me is the heartbreak of a cancer diagnosis on a family, a colleague, or a community. Nothing can ever prepare you for a cancer diagnosis and nothing can ever ease the pain that goes along with its treatment or the loss of a ...

Jan’s 5K Challenge: Does Age Matter?

Posted by Jan Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on September 9th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Yesterday I was wondering what I would write about in this week’s post and came up blank. Until a conversation in the gym this morning made me question – “does age matter?” While on the elliptical a woman I occasionally talk with struck up a conversation.  I’ll be honest, at first I thought about pretending I didn’t hear her, because quite frankly I find it hard to work out and talk at the same time.  For me, ...