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The Alliance’s blog offers a personal, inside look at our activities and perspectives on a range of timely issues. We encourage your feedback.

Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Author: Guest Contributor

Date: February 27th, 2009

Colorectal cancer is one of the few cancers that can be prevented. Through a routine colonoscopy, physicians can remove pre-cancerous polyps which grow along the colon wall. Take the time during March, colorectal cancer awareness month, to learn more about risk factors and preventative measures for this disease.


Standing up to Cancer

Author: Guest Contributor

Date: October 1st, 2008

A couple weeks ago, NBC, ABC, and CBS aired a special entitled Stand Up To Cancer. Stand Up To Cancer is a charitable services fund of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and its purpose is to raise funds for what the campaign founders call “dream teams” of interdisciplinary and multi-institutional researchers. The founders believe that the scientific knowledge to beat cancer is there, but funding is preventing advancement from occurring.


Noted Speaker and Author Beverlye Hyman Fead Shares Her Cancer Story

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: June 10th, 2015

Beverlye Hyman Fead is a nationally recognized speaker, writer, and producer. She also happens to be a cancer survivor.


A Cancer Survivor's Story

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: June 5th, 2015

We share a story of a cancer survivor, Barbara Buck. 


Alliance Launches The Silver Book®: Cancer with Capitol Hill Briefing

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: May 21st, 2015

Today the Alliance debuted its 10th volume in its Silver Book®: Chronic Disease and Medical Innovation in an Aging Nation series. 


Breakthroughs in Understanding Diseases of Aging Earn Top Honors

Author: Guest Contributor

Date: December 14th, 2011

This November, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF) released its “Top Ten Medical Innovations” list for 2011, and five of those top ten show great promise for diseases of aging,


The Impact of Cancer (and Value of Research) in Three Infographics

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: May 28th, 2015

We share three infographics from a factsheet on the human and economic burdens of cancer as well as the value of research.


New Book Looks at Aging with Honesty and Humor

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: January 13th, 2016

Author Beverlye Hyman Fead's new book Aging in High Heels captures the process of aging with humor, honesty, and a big dose of inspiration.


HROTW: Infographic on Cancer's Impact

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: January 29th, 2016

Our Health Resource of the Week is an infographic on cancer's impact and the value of innovation and treatment.


Today Is World Cancer Day

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: February 4th, 2016

World Cancer Day reminds us that, while cancer is terrible, there's hope for a cure in research.

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