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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Beacon Advocates - Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. According to the ACS, 19,710 women will receive a new diagnosis in 2023, and 13,270 women will die. Ovarian cancer can be difficult to pinpoint and diagnose in its earlier stages. Signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer can include bloating, pelvic or abdominal pain, trouble eating or feeling full […]

World Cancer Research Day

Beacon Advocates - World Cancer Research Day

World 🌎 Cancer Research Day is a global campaign that aims to raise public awareness of the importance of cancer research and the invaluable contributions of cancer researchers worldwide. According to the International Agency for Research (IARC), cancer will be the leading cause of death worldwide in the coming years. By contributing and supporting cancer […]

The Future of Early Cancer Detection

Beacon Advocates - The Future of Early Cancer Detection

The Galleri test is being touted as the future of early cancer detection. Early detection is the most effective way to prevent and treat cancers in their earliest stages. The earlier the cancer is caught, the higher the probability of surviving a cancer diagnosis. A U.S. biotech company, Grail, is working towards making that possibility […]

The Most Common Yet Preventable Cancer

Beacon Advocates Blog Posts - The Most Common Yet Preventable Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. There are over 5 million cases diagnosed in the United States each year. Making it one of the most common yet most prevent cancers. As we move into the Spring and Summer months, it is important to remain vigilant of the harmful effects of Ultraviolet exposure and Skin Cancer, especially […]

Breast Cancer Advocacy History – Interesting Facts

Beacon Advocates Blog Posts - Breast Cancer Advocacy History – Interesting Facts

As a symbol for breast cancer awareness, the pink ribbon has gained a high degree of visibility. This is especially the case in October, which is the official Breast Cancer Awareness Month. That is why we are having a look at some interesting facts about breast cancer advocacy history. Milestones of Breast Cancer Research and […]

September Cancer Awareness

Beacon Advocates Blog Posts - September Cancer Awareness

Promoting awareness for the various forms of cancer is an important part of cancer advocacy. After all, increased awareness when it comes to cancer means an increase in public information and education. This helps with the promotion of preventative measures and medical screening for early detection, which allows for better treatment options. There are various […]