Breast Cancer Awareness
In 2019, 42,000 women died as a result of breast cancer and 4,207 women lost their lives to cervical cancer in the United States of America. Early detection screening programs have been shown to prevent nearly all cervical cancer deaths Read More
The Connections IN Health Team is excited to announce the details of this year’s 2021 Annual Conference: Coalition Resiliency in a Post Pandemic World. During this FREE three hour virtual conference, the Connections IN Health Team and Coalition Members will Read More
During the global coronavirus pandemic, stay-at-home orders were put in place. Indiana, like the rest of the nation, experienced economic, social, and health access freezes that affected routine cancer screenings, medical care, and resulted in further polarization of our under-resourced Read More
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Cervical cancer is cancer of the cervix. It occurs mostly in women over 30 years old. The main cause of cervical cancer is infection with certain types of the human papilloma virus (HPV). Other causes or risk factors include: o Read More
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People with a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are at an increased risk for cancer. They have a weakened immune system, making them more susceptible to cancer-causing viruses. They are more likely to develop “acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-defining cancers,” such and Read More
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Since 1999, organizations from around the world come together every October to observe Health Literacy Month. October is a time to bring attention to the importance of making health information easy to understand and accessible to all. Not only does Read More
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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Connections IN Health team is taking time to have serious conversations about the disparities of cancer rates among people of color. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Read More
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Every 3 minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer and more than 1.3 million Americans are living with or in remission from a blood cancer. Although they are the 3rd leading cause of cancer deaths in Read More
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Did you know that almost 80% of diagnosed ovarian cancer cases are already in advanced stages? Did you know that ovarian cancer will take the lives of more than 14,000 women this year? The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) needs Read More
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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) is recognized every September by childhood cancer organizations around the world. In honor of its goal to increase awareness and raise funds for those affected by childhood cancer, the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) encourages Read More

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