Category: cancer prevention

The Million-Dollar Question: Can Empowerment Help People Take Steps to Prevent, Conquer, and Control Cancer?

As we enter a new year, it’s important for people to feel empowered to seek the care they need and to take actions to stay healthy. That’s why I’m excited about a new program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the CDC Foundation, EmPOWERed Health. Read More >

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World Cancer Day: Let’s Talk Openly About Cancer

“One of the main things I learned is that you must trust your gut. If I feel something is not right with my health, I don’t dismiss it. Navigating this process can be hard. There is a huge need for advocates and volunteers to help patients navigate this process.” Read More >

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A Call for Action: Responding to the Increasing Incidence of Liver Cancer in the United States

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Liver cancer is on the rise in the United States, but is largely preventable. CDC’s National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program is committed to decreasing liver cancer incidence. We are working with federal and non-federal partners to fight this deadly disease and save lives. Read More >

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