February is National Cancer Prevention Month: Week 4

February is National Cancer Prevention Month! Week 4 Tip: E-Liquids may contain toxic chemicals as well as nicotine, an addictive substance.  Teen use of e-cigarettes has increased at an alarming rate in the U.S.  Talk about the risk of vaping with our youth. Click here to learn more about Cancer Happens, our free cancer education Read more about February is National Cancer Prevention Month: Week 4[…]

February is National Cancer Prevention Month: Week 3

February is National Cancer Prevention Month! Week 3 Tip: Move more every day, in any way!  60 minutes of exercise daily will help to maintain a healthy weight.  Higher amounts of body fat increase your risk of developing over 10 different types of cancer. Click here to learn more about Cancer Happens, our free cancer Read more about February is National Cancer Prevention Month: Week 3[…]

February is National Cancer Prevention Month: Get Vaccinated!

February is National Cancer Prevention Month! Week 2 Tip: Get vaccinated!  HPV vaccination can prevent the majority of HPV cancers and precancers from ever developing.  Preteens should get the HPV vaccine at ages 11-12 to get protected before they are exposed to the virus; however vaccination is available through age 26. Click here to learn Read more about February is National Cancer Prevention Month: Get Vaccinated![…]

February is National Cancer Prevention Month: Skin Cancer

  February is National Cancer Prevention Month!   Week 1 Tip:  Monthly self-examinations of your skin can alert you to skin changes and aid in the early detection of skin cancer.  Other self-exams to help you recognize the changes in your body include breast and testicular checks. Click here to learn more about Cancer Happens, Read more about February is National Cancer Prevention Month: Skin Cancer[…]

Cancer Education for Teens

Summer has begun, which means another school year of Cancer Education for Teens (CET) has ended. Our CET program has been providing basic cancer education and cancer prevention strategies in Washington State high school health education classes since 2005. This year we were also excited to implement our new e-learning format allowing us to reach Read more about Cancer Education for Teens[…]