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Goals & Strategies

Our Goals

  • Create a national movement for cancer prevention.
  • Entrench the precautionary principle, with use of the substitution principle to achieve least-toxic options.
  • Devote more funds to primary cancer prevention, and to act on what we know prevents cancer.
  • Improve laws, regulations and policies, to end environmental, personal and workplace exposures that contribute to cancer.
  • Support individuals, groups, workers, communities, businesses and governments, with an emphasis on marginalized and vulnerable people, to reduce or eliminate exposures that contribute to cancer.

What We Do

  • Conduct research and analyses.
  • Conduct public education.
  • Promote policy, regulatory and legislative reforms.
  • Prepare briefs and reports to advance cancer prevention and least-toxic approaches based on broad, high quality scientific evidence, and modern review methods and frameworks.
  • Run focused campaigns.
  • Collaborate, support and promote member and group development and activities.