HPV Champion: Jana Mastrogiovanni, Cancer Happens in the South

HPV Champion: Cancer Happens in the South – Program Manager Jana Mastrogiovanni Our Jana Mastrogiovanni has been named an HPV Champion in the state of Georgia for Cancer Happens, our cancer education and prevention program for teens. Jana spearheaded our southern expansion of the program throughout Georgia and South Carolina, She accepted the award along with four Read more about HPV Champion: Jana Mastrogiovanni, Cancer Happens in the South[…]

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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[…]