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The Watts Charity Association, Inc.
Fighting Cancer

Our goal is to help individuals prevent and control cancer by;
*Increasing knowledge on the early detection of cancer,
this includes routine screening.
*Addressing addressing behavioral and environmental factors
that increase cancer risk.
*Stressing the importance of second opinions.

Leading research confirms that the number of cancer cases can be reduced substantially, and many cancer deaths can be prevented!  What follows are sources of information on fighting cancer:

This website provides current cancer related information, including information on prevention, and healthy lifestyles.  Brochures and material are available for download.
This website provides information on the prevention of cancer and the possible causes of cancer.
Provides up-to-date information on cancer research, clinical trials, cancer statistics, and more.  Live Help is available.  Information en espaņol.
An informative website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), which provides approved information on more than 50 types of cancer and their treatments, clinical trials, side effects, and more.
This site provides information on cancer, support programs, treatment, and more. Informacion en espaņol.
A community for women living and working with cancer.
Supportive information for those living with breast and lung cancers.

We reccomend the following informative health book(s).  Please make your purchase now, through the following link!

Do You Know of anyone who has cancer?
You can help prevent
your chances of getting cancer!
The two best methods for preventing and controlling cancer:
1) Proper nutrition, eating healthy and exercising, which helps in the area of prevention. 
2) Cancer screening tests, 
which helps to detect cancer. 
The earlier cancer is found, the more treatable, and the better the survival rate.  For more information see our page on
Fighting Cancer.
CANCER is the second leading cause of death among Americans, it is responsible for one in every four deaths in the United States.  The average annual death rate per 100,000 people, for all cancers combined are as follows:
        267.3 for African Americans,
        205.1 for Whites,
        128.6 for American Indians/Alaska Natives,
        129.2 for Hispanics,
        and 128.6 for Asian/Pacific Islanders
(Statistics are from 1992 through 1999 from
The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.)
Everyone is at risk, but you can do something!
24-hour hotline
The American Cancer Society provides this
24-hour help line to answer all of your cancer
related questions and concerns.
Call for a free
Breast exam & mammogram
The National Cancer Institute provides a telephone-based assistance for smokers who want to quit.  Smoking cessation service representatives assist callers by: Assessing the callers individual smoking behavior, providing brief educational messages, help callers deevlop a personalized action plan for quitting, and reinforcing the information with written materials.

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