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2014-08-21 23:15:41

Lesscancer.org Board member Margaret I. Cuomo, M. D. is a member of New York State Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Next Generation Choices Foundation, more widely known as Lesscancer.org, is pleased to announce the launch of the New York State Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan Dashboard (the Dashboard) in partnership with the New York State Cancer Consortium (the Consortium). The Consortium is a network of individuals and organizations that collaborate to...

2014-08-19 23:02:37

Lack of Access and Financial Burden May Contribute to Increased Mortality, CPIC Researchers Find Fremont, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Despite advances in treatment, lymphoma patients residing in low socioeconomic status (SES) neighborhoods experienced significantly worse survival than patients living in high SES neighborhoods, researchers at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) have reported. Those who live in the poorest communities have a 34 percent greater risk of dying...

2014-08-03 23:01:55

Every dollar raised by the Play4theCure sports-based fundraising program will be dedicated to cancer research projects selected by each participating team. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 The National Foundation for Cancer Research’s Play4theCure has entered into a fundraising partnership with the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). Going forward, NFCR is an official charity of NFHCA, providing robust resources and a recognized brand that enables NFHCA members to...

2014-07-23 23:21:24

Former Chancellor of Michigan’s Albion College brings fundraising, national advocacy and financial expertise to the San Francisco Bay Area Nonprofit Fremont, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) has announced the appointment of Donna M. Randall, Ph.D., MBA, as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Dr. Randall joins CPIC after serving the past year as chancellor, and the prior six years as president, of Albion College, a highly...

2014-06-10 23:01:05

New recommendations published in JACN emphasize a plant-based diet to reduce the risk of several types of cancer. WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Six dietary guidelines – more aggressive than previous cancer prevention advice will be unveiled in the June 30 issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. The cancer prevention guidelines, emphasizing a diet rich in plant-based foods, such as soy beans and cruciferous, allium, and carotenoid vegetables, are based on the...

2014-06-05 23:02:08

Large Data Pool Contributes to Importance of Findings and Warrants Further Study Fremont, California (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 While male breast cancer is uncommon, men who are obese, or who have never had children, are at increased risk of developing this disease, according to researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC), and their colleagues. In addition, this new study confirms that men with the chromosomal disorder Klinefelter...

2014-06-04 23:00:22

Author Samuel S. Epstein has written a truly intriguing read in ‘Criminal Indifference of the FDA to Cancer Prevention’. CHICAGO (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The FDA is trusted by the public to ensure that the foods and drugs used and manufactured are of good quality and danger-free. Sadly though, the FDA has had many inconsistencies through the years. In “Criminal Indifference of the FDA to Cancer Prevention”, author Samuel S. Epstein, M.D. has created a truly intriguing read that shows...

2014-05-19 23:04:54

Thyroid cancer increased from 14th to 5th most common cancer in women over last 20 years Fremont, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The dramatic increase in the incidence of thyroid cancer worldwide over the past three decades likely relates to modifiable behavioral or environmental factors, as opposed to improved diagnostic capability, according to researchers at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) and their colleague at the Stanford University School of Medicine....

2014-03-27 23:21:29

Oral cancer is the leading cancer in the head and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo, CA is offering oral cancer screenings for early detection. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo Center for Cosmetic Dentistry wants to make sure that patients are taking the right steps to early detection. A large amount of oral cancer can actually be caught in very early or pre-cancer stages and with early detection, survival rates are...

2014-03-26 08:24:59

SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Latest special issue of journal Gynecologic Oncology addresses the impact of obesity on gynecologic cancer patients, oncologists and cancer care delivery systems The journal Gynecologic Oncology, the official journal of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, is pleased to announce the launch of a special issue [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00908258/133 ] on gynecologic cancer prevention, treatment and...


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