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What you will learn

  • Understand the significance of preventing, rather than treating, cancers

  • Understand the link between business and corporate practices and public health.

  • Be aware of and able to promote risk-reduction strategies and healthy lifestyle choices

  • Be able to use this information to impact change at a macro and micro level to influence public health reducing incidences of cancer diagnoses.

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

The Cancer Prevention Workshop

4 hours to complete
19 videos (Total 213 min)
19 videos
William U. “Bill” Couzens, Founder and President of Less Cancer3m
Jann Balmer, PhD, RN, FACEHP1m
The Impact of Physical Activity on Reducing Cancer, Tim Pulliam1m
Inspiring the Next Generation, Megan Catalfamo7m
The Aileen O’Brien Graef Speaker, Claudine Isaacs, MD11m
PFAS to the Big Screen, Dark Waters: Robert Kessel, Ronald B. Herberman, MD Speaker3m
The Impact of PFAS on Children: Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD3m
PFAS on Military Bases: Doris C Brock, Introduced by Mindi Messmer, PG, CG12m
Pennsylvania Military Base and PFAS Contamination: Representative Madeleine Dean, JD (Pennsylvania)4m
PFAS Infrastructure and Non-partisan Action: Representative Ro Khanna, JD (California)3m
Melinda Ickes, PhD, Interviewed by Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, FNAP, FAANP27m
Vaping Legislation: Elsie Hillman Speaker Award, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, JD (Michigan)1m
Disparities in Prevention Work – Sena Chehimi, MPH; Lack of rural broadband access -- Kelly Hirko, PhD, MPH; Health Promotion, Nutrition, Preventative Medicine – Mi Stanley; HIV impact on cancer and populations at risk – Tom Uldrick, MD, MS40m
Traverse City Leaders: Rural health-- Kelly Hirko, PhD, MPH; Connecting people with public health services and resources – Kathy LaRaia, MS; Norte — Ty Schmidt; Community Health Initiative—Mi Stanley30m
HPV Perceptions: Veronique Pittman Speaker, Rachel Madhur, Introduced by Jan Carney, MD6m
HPV-related Cancers: Vik Sahasrabuddhe, MBBS, MPH, DrPH, Introduced by Tom Uldrick, MD, MS10m
Radon, second-hand smoke, and other pollutants—Ellen Hahn, PhD, RN, FAAN; PFOA and PFAS Contamination and Impact for high risk occupations — Mindi Messmer, PG, CG; Asbestos Impact for Military and other high risk occupations — Linda Reinstein37m
Bill Couzens2m
4 practice exercises
Vaping/E-cigarettes Quiz2m
Disparities Quiz5m
Healthy Town Quiz5m
Contaminants Quiz5m

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