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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.

Beating Depression with My Bicycle

Beating Cancer and Depression with Bicycling If you are a cancer survivor anywhere along your journey, this post may help you keep your cancer at bay and help alleviate the mental depression that often comes with treatment. I'm going into my 18th year as a prostate cancer survivor.  I can't say for certain that [...]

By |2021-04-26T17:16:10-07:00April 26th, 2021|Exercise & Fitness|0 Comments

Memorial Day 2020 – Going Home

Memorial Day, 2020 On Memorial Day, we honor our fallen military veterans who gave their lives to preserve freedom. To that honor roll, we add those of our fallen medical community who did the same to save so many lives during the current Covid-19 pandemic. "Thank You All" from a grateful nation. GOING HOME [...]

By |2020-05-25T10:07:13-07:00May 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cancer Journeys Foundation CEO Rides with INEOS Pro Geraint Thomas

Cancer Journeys Foundation Rides with Pro Cyclist Geraint Thomas Well, sort of! INEOS pro cyclist Geraint Thomas decided to ride his indoor trainer using the virtual cycling platform for 12 hours and three consecutive days to honor Britain's National Health Service health care workers and raise funds for vital protective equipment. I rode [...]

By |2020-04-17T09:51:31-07:00April 16th, 2020|cycling events|0 Comments

Cancer Journeys CEO Rides with Geraint Thomas

Geraint Thomas is Riding 36 Hours on Zwift to Support Britain's National Health Service 2018 Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas of Team INEOS plans to mirror a standard shift of a typical National Health Service (NHS) health worker. He'll be riding 12 hours shifts for three days on, beginning at 11:30 PM [...]

By |2020-04-16T19:37:29-07:00April 14th, 2020|Covid-19, cycling events|0 Comments

Safe Running and Cycling Distance in the Age of Covid-19

Belgian-Dutch Study: Why in times of COVID-19 you should not walk/run/bike close behind each other. by Jurgen Thoelen · 3 min read This post originally appeared in Medium.  What is a safe distance when running, biking and walking during COVID-19 times? It is further than the typical 1–2 meter as prescribed in different countries! In a lot [...]

By |2020-04-13T17:56:22-07:00April 13th, 2020|Covid-19|0 Comments

How Diabetes Affects Cancer

How Diabetes Affects Cancer - The Covid-19 Report April 12, 2020 By Robert Hess Here in California, we are entering our fourth week under the stay at home policy and, I must admit, it's having some impact on my diet and exercise routine. I'm an avid cyclist as well as a bit of a [...]

By |2020-04-12T13:09:13-07:00April 12th, 2020|Cancer prevention|0 Comments

Three Black Prostate Cancer Survivors share their experiences with non-invasive HIFU procedure

Three Black Prostate Cancer Survivors share their experiences with non-invasive HIFU procedure BY THE BLACK WALL ST TIMES on APRIL 10, 2020 By Shelly GordonThree African American men: Reggie Dye, a healthcare executive, Thomas Newell, a retired basketball referee for youth at risk and Victory Murray, NASA lead engineer whose team repaired Apollo 13, wanted [...]

By |2020-04-11T17:50:55-07:00April 11th, 2020|Cancer treatments|0 Comments

COVID-19 Tips for Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Acute Myeloid Leukemia

COVID-19 Tips for Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Acute Myeloid Leukemia The COVID-19 pandemic has created a unique challenge for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia, creating many questions that experts tried to answer in a recent webinar from The Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation. The following post was written by [...]

By |2020-04-11T11:34:43-07:00April 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 |2020-03-02T08:55:24-08:00March 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 |2019-12-02T13:10:49-08:00December 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 |2019-11-26T09:09:58-08:00November 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