Engaging a New Audience: PECaD Shares Cancer Prevention Information at Annual Pow Wow 

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For the first time, PECaD participated in the 23rd Annual Washington University in St. Louis Pow Wow, a celebration that draws more than 5,000 Native Americans each year. 


Free Healthy Cooking Workshops Offered for Local Churches and Community Members 

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In coordination with PECaD, Faith Communities Joined for Health and Operation Food Search hosted a series of healthy cooking demos and food tastings focused on preventing cancer through a healthy diet.


 St. Louis Regional Breast Navigators Trained in Motivational Interviewing 

The St. Louis Regional Breast Navigator Workgroup helps women overcome barriers they face in receiving care, from the breast cancer screening process to receiving breast cancer treatment. The group recently learned exciting new techniques to help them meet their goals.


 The CPC Continues Their Effort to Save the Lives of African-American Women with Breast Cancer 

The Community Partnership Center (CPC) is starting a new breast cancer support group that will provide free brunch and is open to any woman in North St. Louis who had/has breast cancer. The CPC will also host a Town Hall Meeting on July 13 to give an update on their progress and ask for more community feedback.


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Welcome New Staff

Meet PECaD's new program coordinator, Monique Norfolk, MPH. She is a St. Louis native who received her master's training from Saint Louis University School of Public Health in 2009. Monique has a passion for working in the area of health disparities and has been working in the community since finishing her degree.

PECaD In The Community

Look for our 8 Ways to Prevent Cancer educational ads and From the Doctor columns in the St. Louis American newspaper each month! Also, tune into Health Connections with Rose Robins-Troupe, Majic 100.3 FM and Hallelujah AM 1600, the first and third Sunday each month at 7:30 a.m. as our health experts share the latest cancer prevention information.

See this month's
Cancer Prevention Puzzle

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