Article date: October 28, 2013 - By Stacy Simon Re-posted by AJCF Most people know that smoking causes cancer, but may not realize how many nonsmokers get lung cancer, too. Every year, about 16,000 to 24,000 Americans die of lung cancer, even though they have never smoked. In fact, if lung cancer in nonsmokers had
Could you be using, or even consuming, cancer-causing chemicals? Consumer health groups have studied many household products and warned that they contain carcinogens, or ingredients known to cause cancer. Here are the prime products to send packing, along with safer replacements to substitute: Nonstick Cookware Pots, pans, and other cookware made with a nonstick coating
Cant' African Americans get a break? Here is another example of how cancer hits African American's harder than most... AFRICAN -AMERICANS WOMEN: BREAST CANCER MORE DEADLY Nov. 10, 2012 -- African-American women may be more likely to die of breast cancer than women of other races, especially in the frist few years after diagnosis, according to new
BREAKING NEWS!! The Wells Fargo Foundation has Approved the AJCF for it's first official grant in the amount of $500.00. We are excited about our new stakeholders at Wells Fargo. This is just the beginning of a great relationship and future for the organization. Thanks Wells Fargo for believing in our cause.
I regret having to write this but I was always told that , “To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord…” Cristal River-Mitchel transition on August 5th at 8PM with her lover Amber, friend and nurse by her side. I don’t know why God places angles into your lives
Greeting AJCF Supporters and Constituent, Our first grantee and board member Cristal Rivera-Mitchel has had some setbacks in her health this past holiday. I hope you are all sitting down for this one before you begin to read below. As a result of her current condition, I am going to create a blog page for
Women of every age know the threat that breast cancer poses. Girls grow up watching their mothers march against it, and that activism has brought much needed resources and attention to the disease. Yet the cancer that kills more women each year than breast, ovarian and cervical cancers combined is lung cancer. Because it was