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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.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Month New research funded by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) Network shows that dietary interventions can improve the quality of life of, as well as lower depression in, colorectal cancer survivors. “If I’d known I was going to live so long, I’d have taken better care of myself.” – Leon [...]

By |2020-03-19T13:02:51-07:00March 19th, 2020|Cancer prevention|0 Comments

Baseline PSA Predicts Long-term Prostate Cancer Risk

Baseline PSA Predicts Long-term Prostate Cancer Risk This post is courtesy of the Cleveland Clinic. . . A recent study involving Cleveland Clinic researchers suggests that baseline prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels in middle age can predict the long-term risk of clinically significant prostate cancer and be used to determine subsequent screening intervals. The [...]

By |2020-03-14T14:25:49-07:00March 14th, 2020|prostate cancer detection|0 Comments

How to Spot Pancreatic Cancer

Catching Pancreatic Cancer Early is Crucial - Know the Symptoms I lost my older sister to pancreatic cancer. She fit the high risk category: smoker, a bit overweight, not an active exerciser. Her first symptom was yellow jaundice in her eyes and she already was Stage 4. Please take a minute to review pancreatic [...]

By |2020-03-02T08:55:24-07:00March 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Depression and Cancer

The Many Faces of Depression I would venture to say that every person who receives a cancer diagnosis experiences depression. And that depression can linger on and on with dibilitating effects on the survivor and caregivers. Jeopardy host Alex Trebek described his depression battle with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts. He noted that “I’ve [...]

By |2019-12-02T13:10:49-07:00December 2nd, 2019|Cancer Survivorship|0 Comments

9 Ways Cancer Survivors Can Reduce Stress

9 Ways Cancer Survivors Can Reduce Stress When you are a cancer survivor, some level of stress is always with you. It's a constant companion most of us just can't completely shake. So, what are some ways we can  dial down our emotions and live calmer. Jane Ashley wrote a nice piece for Cure [...]

By |2019-11-26T09:09:58-07:00November 26th, 2019|Cancer Survivorship|0 Comments

Turning the Pedals to Stop Cancer

Bicycling to Beat Cancer If you're a cancer survivor, take a minute and read this short blog post. For the past 16 years, bicycling has been a key element in my battle against prostate cancer return. My goal is to ride outside at least once each weekend and indoor on my trainer using Zwif [...]

By |2019-10-13T15:16:32-07:00October 13th, 2019|Cancer bicycling|0 Comments

How to Deal with Post-Cancer Fatigue

Tips for Dealing with Post-Cancer Fatigue Post-cancer fatigue touches almost every cancer survivor. It could stem from the physical effects of the treatment or it could be from the mental stress associated with carrying the cancer survivor burden. Whatever the cause, fatigue can dramatically impact your life. My personal way of dealing with my [...]

By |2019-10-01T17:59:39-07:00October 1st, 2019|Exercise & Fitness|0 Comments

Robert’s August Bicycling Stats

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By |2019-09-17T06:33:11-07:00September 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Really Simple Cancer Prevention Plan for 2019

How Did Your Cancer Battle Go in 2018? Mine Was a Mess! I'm heading into my 15th year as a prostate cancer survivor and I do pretty much everything I can to keep my immune system at its peak for recurrence prevention. At least I try. This post is about my personal 2018 cancer [...]

Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Prostate Cancer Volunteers

Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Prostate Cancer Volunteers Beating cancer takes early detection. One of our major prostate cancer awareness events takes place every September in Harrisonburg, Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley. The annual Alpine Loop Gran Fondo is organized by Jeremiah and Erin Bishop and is a major source of funding for the ProstateTracker.org early [...]

By |2018-12-06T12:09:58-07:00December 6th, 2018|Cancer Events|0 Comments

Ladies, Please Schedule Your Mammogram

Consider having an HD Mammogram October is breast cancer awareness month. If you haven't already, it's time to schedule your annual mammogram. New technology offers a high definition (HD) mammogram for an additional fee. Please read the Facebook post on the right. Paying that extra amount might just save your life. [...]

By |2018-10-06T15:27:45-07:00October 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 Tour de USA for Prostate Cancer Results

2018 Tour de USA for Prostate Cancer - We did it! September 23, 2018 September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and this year we set out to get some local media attention on prostate cancer and how men can beat it. That decision led us through some of the most beautiful scenery in [...]

By |2018-09-25T11:16:16-07:00September 21st, 2018|Autocross and Road Rally Events|1 Comment

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 |2018-08-01T17:11:29-07:00August 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 |2018-07-23T16:26:50-07:00July 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 |2018-07-20T09:25:54-07:00July 20th, 2018|prostate cancer detection|0 Comments