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National Cancer Prevention Month Events

We’ll be adding more events to this calendar throughout the month. Check back frequently! Contact us if you’d like to add a cancer-prevention event to the calendar.

The icons below show whether an event is a Cancer Free Economy Network or Member event, Co-Sponsored by CFE, or a non-member event.

CFE / CFE Member Event

Co-Sponsored Event

Non-Member Event

Cancer Free Economy NCPM Kickoff Event

February 1, 1pm ET

Join CFE for this virtual launch event. We’ll be kicking off National Cancer Prevention Month with an online community yoga class, taught by Woman Warrior Yoga board member Adrienne Burke. 

Please invite your staff, colleagues, friends, and family members to join us!

CFE Member AntiCancer Lifestyle Webinar

February 1, 7pm ET

Join Green Living and Environment Expert Deborah de Moulpied, who will summarize key points from the Environment module of the Anticancer Lifestyle Program. She will also review and answer questions from the audience.

This is a free one hour session to ask any questions about toxins/chemicals of concern in the home environment.

Less Cancer's
NCP Day
Workshops

February 2, 3, 4

Join Less Cancer for National Cancer Prevention Day Webinars! 

Every year, Less Cancer, and Founder Bill Couzens, brings together science and health professionals to educate the public about how many cancers can be prevented.

This year, CFE members speaking during the livestream include Veena Singla, Nse Witherspoon, Polly Hoppin, and Sharima Rasanayagam.

Cancer & Environment Forums Series #1

February 3, 12-2pm ET

What are the new ideas about how chemicals cause cancer, and how should we think about risk? 

Sponsors: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, DF/HCC Center for Cancer Equity and Engagement, Silent Spring Institute, UMass Lowell/Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, Cancer Free Economy Network & Mass General Brigham. 

World Cancer Day Activities and Resources

February 4

World Cancer Day is February 4th. See the World Cancer Day website for links to upcoming events and activities, download fact sheets, and explore how the world is spreading the word about cancer and the need for further efforts needed to curb the disease. 

Nutrition Network Live with Dr. Nasha Winter's

February 4, 9am ET

Join Nutrition Network’s Live discussion on February 4, at 9am ET, with Expert, Dr. Nasha Winters in honor of #WorldCancerDay.

Dr. Nasha Winters is a global healthcare authority and best-selling author in integrative cancer care and research, consulting with physicians around the world.

Childhood Cancer Prevention Initiative Call

February 10, 3pm ET

Join the Childhood Cancer Prevention Initiative (CCPI) for this month’s full group call including CFE members and beyond! These multi-sector calls allow for strengthening of partnerships and create a meeting of the minds for tackling childhood cancer prevention issues.

Email Devika to get the Zoom call info.

Reducing Outdoor Contamination of Indoor Spaces

February 14 + 15

Your primary exposure to outdoor particles occurs within you house. Every house has an air exchange with the outdoors – it varies with house operation, outside temperatures, and the leakiness of the home. 

Participate in the Introduction to the Low Cost Monitoring Project (LCMP) webinar on 7 PM Monday, Feb. 14 and repeated 10:30 AM Tuesday, Feb. 15 to find out more.

Environmental Health and Impact on Cancer

February 15, 2-3:15pm ET

Join respected experts to discuss interventions to implement at the local, regional & state public health department level to reduce exposures to environmental carcinogens.

Presented by CFE Health & Science leaders, UMass Lowell for Sustainable Production and the CDC/National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) Working Group on Cancer Prevention Across the Lifespan. See the flier.

CFE Member AntiCancer Lifestyle Webinar

February 15, 7pm ET

Join AntiCancer Lifestyle for Fit After 50: How to Add Days to Your Life and Life to Your Days. 

Most older adults don’t meet the current physical activity guidelines. No matter what your starting point, if you are interested in becoming or staying physically fit beyond the age of 50, this webinar is for you!

Cancer & Environment Forums Series #2

February 16, 12-2pm ET

Air pollution and cancer. The science linking air pollution to cancers is strong. 

What are opportunities for addressing air pollution in public health, research and community settings, and what roles can clinicians play? 

See session 1 for the list of sponsors.

Childhood Cancer Prevention Day
2022

February 28, 2022

Join PREP4Gold, a Childhood Cancer Prevention Initiative (CCPI) participating organization, in recognizing the 1st Childhood Cancer Prevention Day!

Can childhood cancers be prevented? Currently many presume the answer is no. But science is proving to us otherwise. Childhood cancer is the #1 disease killer of our children. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Cancer & Environment Forums Series #3

March 1, 12-2pm ET

Primary prevention and a role for clinicians as trusted communicators – barriers and opportunities.

See session 1 for the list of sponsors.

If you believe that we can do more to prevent cancer by
replacing harmful chemicals,

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