• By Dennis Douda

Cancer Prevention Chat, Thursday Feb. 27th, 1 to 2 p.m. EST

February 25, 2014

sick woman patient in hospital bedThe number of new cancer cases can be reduced, and many cancer deaths can be prevented, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Join @Newshour (PBS NewsHour)   
@MayoClinic and @AACR (American Association for Cancer Research)
to talk about cancer prevention.


Feb. 27, from 1 to 2 p.m. EST 


Topics will include:
Risks for developing cancer
Roles of environment, lifestyle & play in cancer prevention
How genes impact our risk of developing cancer
Screening guidelines
The latest research in cancer prevention

Drs. Axel Grothey, M.D.; Paul Limburg, M.D.Sandhya Pruthi, M.D.; and Stephanie Hines, M.D.; along with psychologist Matthew Clark, PhD.; and Sheryl Ness, R.N., editor of the Mayo Clinic’s Living with Cancer blog, will take questions on cancer risks and prevention.

If you’ve never participated in a Twitter chat, be sure to watch this how-to video before jumping in. We recommend you use a website such as Tweetdeck.com or Twubs.com to more easily follow the flow of the conversation.


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