Celebrating a Year of Prevention Progress
While we always want to look ahead to the future, it’s also important to reflect on the gains we’ve made and to share those successes. 2017 was marked by cutting-edge research, new ways to look at data, meaningful outreach, and exciting action by programs and partners, including:
See and share many other highlights of the past year, and don’t forget to follow DCPC’s Twitter account, @CDC_Cancer, which reached 100,000 followers last year!
Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women Seeks Nominations
If you know a U.S. citizen who might be a great representative for young women’s breast cancer research and health, now is the time to act! Nominations for the term beginning on December 1, 2018 are now open. Learn who qualifies and how to nominate them here. The nomination deadline is March 26, 2018.
Blog Post Shows How Healthy Choices Can Help Cut Cancer Risk
As part of National Cancer Prevention Month, we’re giving you tips you can use throughout the year to lower your cancer risk. Read about how making a healthy body is like creating a good song: you turn some things up, others down, and get rid of some things altogether. Quick tip: getting the right vaccinations at the right time also can help lower your risk of getting certain cancers!