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Latest Cancer Prevention Institute of California Stories

2014-03-19 23:03:04

Colorectal cancer is third leading cause of death among Chinese Americans. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have the potential to serve as a valuable and culturally appropriate resource for promoting colorectal cancer screening in the Chinese immigrant community, according to a recent study. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of death among Chinese American men and women. While colorectal cancer screening is a cost effective...

2014-02-11 23:01:33

American Journal of Epidemiology Selects Article Among Top Ten for 2013 Fremont, California (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Iona Cheng, Ph.D., a research scientist at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC), along with researchers of the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) consortium, has been recognized for groundbreaking work unraveling how genes influence dietary preferences to cause weight gain and obesity. The research article based on this work has...

2014-01-10 23:03:55

CPIC study finds a correlation between biological subtype and survival. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 In a recent study, researchers from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) found that the biological subtype of breast cancer diagnosed in adolescent and young adult women directly affects their risk of dying from the disease. “We have known for a long time that women between the ages of 15 and 39 who have breast cancer are less likely to survive than older women...

2013-11-07 23:22:51

Women whose diets are primarily plant-based have lower risk of breast cancer, while women whose diets are high in wine, salad and low-fat dressing may have increased risk. Fremont, California (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 A new study addressing patterns of diet and breast cancer has found that women whose diets are primarily plant-based, consisting mostly of fruits and vegetables, have significantly lower risk of developing breast cancer, while women who consume a diet high in wine, salad and...

2013-09-17 23:02:05

San Francisco Ballet, ODC/Dance, Smuin Ballet and others partner with Cancer Prevention Institute of California to Get In Front of Cancer FREMONT, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The Bay Area’s most celebrated dance companies are joining together in a one-night-only performance to benefit the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC), the nation’s premier organization dedicated to preventing cancer and to reducing its burden where it cannot yet be prevented. The event will be...

2013-07-22 23:01:37

Study Published Today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Examines Data from 54% of Asian American Population Fremont, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Based on a comprehensive study that included more than half the Asian American population, scientists from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) have produced the first ever analysis of national trends in cancer incidence among the eight largest Asian American groups. The researchers, led by CPIC Research Scientist...

2012-12-08 05:01:20

New COO looks to broaden CPIC's revenue base. FREMONT, CALIF. (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Reed Goertler, an executive with a strong background in research administration, has joined the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) as its new Chief Operations Officer. In addition to being responsible for day-to-day operations of the organization´s administrative functions, Mr. Goertler will be looking at ways to broaden the organization´s revenue base and to add complementary...

2012-01-18 19:30:00

Dr. Ann Hsing brings over 20 years of international experience to her role of leading cancer prevention research efforts. Ann Hsing, Ph.D., M.P.H., has joined the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) as its new director of Research. She will lead CPIC´s team of 16 research scientists in investigating the causes of cancers and cancer disparities and in reducing the burden of cancers that cannot yet be prevented. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 Ann Hsing, Ph.D., M.P.H.,...

2011-10-10 20:40:00

Kimberly Wright-Violich inspired by CPICâs appeal to Californians who support cancer prevention. Kim Wright-Violich, who, as President/CEO of Schwab Charitable, led the fledgling philanthropic start-up to national preeminence as the largest charity in California and one of the top 10 charities in the U.S., has joined the Board of the Cancer Prevention Institute of California. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2011 Kim Wright-Violich, who, as President/CEO of Schwab Charitable,...

2011-10-10 20:10:00

John Peterson inspired by CPIC's work to research the impact of neighborhoods on public health. The Cancer Prevention Institute of California has elected John Peterson as one of the newest members of its Board of Trustees. Mr. Peterson is the founder and president of Public Architecture, an organization that focuses on improving communities by putting the resources of built environment designers in the service of public interest. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2011 The Cancer Prevention...