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Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted.

Sexual Assault Awareness

 

8 out of every 10 rapes are committed by someone the victim knows, like an acquaintance, boyfriend, girlfriend, or spouse.

The Ones You Know

 

Every 9 minutes, a child is sexually assaulted in the U.S. How can you protect your child?

Child Abuse in America

 

Male college students, ages 18-24, are 5x more likely to experience sexual assault than men of that age who don’t attend college. Learn more about alcohol safety and staying safe on campus.

Men in College and Assault

 

Women in college who are 18-24 are 3x more likely to be sexually assaulted than women in general, and women that age who aren’t in college are 4x more likely to be sexually assaulted than women in general.

Young Women and Assault

 

Recovering from sexual violence is a process that can look different for everyone. Get help, hear survivors’ stories, and learn about reporting a crime.

Surviving Together

 

The National Sexual Assault Hotline offers confidential, anonymous support to survivors 24/7/365. Call 1-800-656-HOPE for help or volunteer to give back.

National Cancer Research Month

National Cancer Research Month

May was National Cancer Research Month. Help fight cancer and share your story of what real hope is.

 

Learn more about cancer and the role that cancer research plays in fighting it.

 

Learn more about the Power of 1 and how studies focused on individuals can help.

Individualized Cancer Treatment

 

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force talks aspirin for preventing colorectal cancer.

Aspirin and Prevention

 

Blood tests to diagnose cancer are at the leading edge of cancer research.

Liquid Diagnosis

 

This article breaks down the importance of basic science in cancer treatment today.

Advances in treating certain kinds of brain cancer are bringing new hope to patients.

Treating Brain Cancer Like Never Before
Cervical Health for Women

Cervical Health Awareness Month 2015

Each day this week for Cervical Health Awareness Month, we shared videos with more info about cervical health and cancer.

See the scope of cervical cancer and learn about making a difference:

 

Cervical Cancer is the second most common cancer for women. Hear some survivors’ stories:

 

Hear about one woman’s journey to inspire Cervical Cancer awareness before she dies:

 

The way that doctors talk to patients about the options available to them makes a big difference. Here is some advice for doctors on recommending HPV vaccines:

 

Hear another woman’s story of facing cervical cancer and her message of prevention:

 

For those suffering and recovering from cervical cancer, yoga can provide welcome relief and therapy:

 

HPV, which causes cervical cancer, can be prevented with the vaccine. And cervical cancer is highly treatable if caught early through regular Pap tests. Learn more: