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About Robert Hess

Robert Hess is an entrepreneur, business owner, CEO, senior executive coach, startup company advisor, and passionate cancer advocate. He is a 15+ year prostate cancer survivor dedicated to ending prostate cancer and helping cancer survivors have the possible possible quality of life. You can find him autocrossing or tracking his Mazda Miata, covered in cancer awareness messages; racing his Serenity in the velodrome; or walking and hiking with his wife. Earlier in life he had the honor of leading soldiers in the US Army - they even let him fly helicopters for a few years. Connect with him on LinkedIn @ RobertWarrenHess.

David Steindl-Rast on how to find happiness.

You've Got to Be Ready for Happiness There are so many talks and books written about happiness. David Steindl-Rast presents a very different path to happiness. Simply choose to be grateful first. Take 5 minutes and listen to his talk. Then, offer to do a chore for a cancer survivor. https://www.ted.com/talks/david_steindl_rast_want_to_be_happy_be_grateful [...]

By | 2018-08-01T17:11:29+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Great Nonprofit Awards Campaign

We're honored to be nominated for a GreatNonprofits Top-Rated Award We love the work we do supporting cancer survivors and helping men find their prostate cancer early while they are most treatable. GreatNonprofits is running a campaign that lets people share their stories about how nonprofits are helping them or their communities. We would [...]

By | 2018-07-23T16:26:50+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Agent Orange and Ischemic Heart Disease

Agent Orange and Ischemic Heart Disease - a Causal Link Most Vietnam veterans are aware that Agent Orange is considered a direct cause of prostate cancer.  However, in 2010 the Department of Veterans Affairs added heart disease to the list of medical conditions related to Agent Orange exposure. Read this post by #Amanda Dolasinski, [...]

By | 2018-07-20T09:25:54+00:00 July 20th, 2018|prostate cancer detection|0 Comments

Immune-stimulating Agents Completely Eliminate Solid Tumors In Mice

A recent study by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine found that injecting very small amount of immune-stimulating agents into solid tumors in mice completely eliminated all traces of the cancer. The researchers believe this method could become an effective and relatively inexpensive cancer therapy that does not result in the adverse side effects often [...]

By | 2018-03-12T09:22:48+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Cancer treatments|0 Comments

Doctors Can Now Book Rides on Lyft for Their Patients

Doctors Can Now Book Rides on Lyft for Their Patients Ride-hailing service Lyft announced a new integration with electronic health records (EHR) company Allscripts Monday, allowing doctors to book rides for patients through Lyft’s service. The step comes just a few days after competitor Uber announced a new healthcare initiative, although both companies have been [...]

By | 2018-03-05T11:15:54+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Cancer Survivorship|0 Comments

Agent Orange and Prostate Cancer

Agent Orange and Prostate Cancer Today is Veteran's Day observed in 2017, and prostate cancer is one of the war's last legacies. Agent Orange was one of several "rainbow herbicides" deployed in Vietnam, but Agent Orange was the most dangerous because of its use of TCDD (tetrachlorodibenso-P-dioxin). More than 2.5 million U.S. service personnel [...]

By | 2017-11-10T11:57:46+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Cancer prevention, prostate cancer detection|2 Comments

NCI-funded TMIST trial to compare 2-D and 3-D mammography is open

NCI-funded TMIST study compares 2-D and 3-D mammography for finding breast cancers The Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST), the first randomized trial to compare two types of digital mammography for breast cancer screening, is now open for enrollment. The study was developed by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) and the National Cancer [...]

By | 2017-10-16T08:05:25+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Cancer trials|0 Comments

A Masters Track Cycling World Championship Ride for Cancer Survivors

2017 Masters World Track Cycling Championships - Velosports Center, Los Angeles Well, my ride day at this year's masters championships finally hit and I had the opportunity to compete against 11 other riders in the 500 meter time trial for my age group. If you've been following me on Facebook, you know that this [...]

By | 2017-11-12T11:25:17+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Cancer prevention, Cancer Survivorship, cycling events|0 Comments

2017 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

The 2017 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo a Great Success By Robert Hess The volunteers arrived well before dawn Sunday morning, October 1st, to set up registration and breakfast for the 600 riders who would be part of the 7th Edition of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo for Prostate Cancer Awareness. Dawn broke with the [...]

By | 2017-10-03T08:02:19+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Cancer battle plan, Cancer Events, cycling events|0 Comments

Cycling to Stop Cancer

Cycling to End Cancer One of my jobs here at the Cancer Journeys Foundation is to raise awareness of the need to support America's 15+ million cancer survivors. One of the ways I do that is through my weekly cycling program, on the road and in the velodrome. This year I'm thrilled to be [...]

By | 2017-08-18T11:03:21+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Cancer battle plan, cycling events|0 Comments

“CJ” the Cancer Survivor Mascot Visits Italy . . .

"CJ," the Cancer Journeys Foundation Mascot, Visits Italy . . . I'm a 15-year cancer survivor and after I realized that I was going to survive past my treatment period and hit my 'new normal,' I began to think about what I could do to help other cancer survivors. I hope that some of the things [...]