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About Robert Hess

Robert Hess is an entrepreneur, business owner, CEO and senior executive coach and advisor, startup company advisor, race car driver, bicycle racer, helicopter pilot, adventurer, and cancer advocate. Connect with him on LinkedIn @ RobertWarrenHess.

“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 [...]

3 Key Factors in Preventing Breast Cancer

3 Key Factors in Preventing Breast Cancer Almost 320,000 women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis in 2017 and 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. That's the bad news. The good news is that simple changes can prevent one third of these cancers: being active, not drinking alcohol, and [...]

By | 2017-05-31T07:54:17+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Cancer prevention|0 Comments

Day 2 | 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium

2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium | Day 2 These are long days, but worth every minute. The conference begins at 7 am each morning and ends at 6:30 pm. And every day is a virtual firehose of valuable information from a group a talented and dedicated medical professionals working hard every day to improve the cancer [...]

By | 2017-06-22T18:20:54+00:00 January 28th, 2017|Cancer Survivorship|0 Comments

An Evening for Cancer Survivors & Caregivers

2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium - a Cancer Survivor Evening I just finished an evening session with five very dedicated cancer professionals talking to a room full of cancer survivors and caregivers about the issues that are challenging us. I thought I would share some of my key takeaways in bullet form... Young cancer survivors often [...]

By | 2017-01-26T22:34:26+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Cancer Survivorship|0 Comments

Day 1 of the AICR Conference on Food, Nutrition, and Cancer

25th Annual American Institute for Cancer Research Conference I just finished the first day of the AICR's annual cancer conference. This is a unique conference because it brings together medical science and nutritional science with a focus on preventing cancer. Prevention is an incredibly important issue for the 12.5 million cancer survivors in the United States [...]

By | 2016-11-17T07:24:12+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Cancer prevention, Food and Cancer|0 Comments

Prostate Cancer: How Ben Stiller Beat It

Talking about a cancer diagnosis is tough. Talking about prostate cancer for men is really tough. But talking about protate cancer when you are a public figure in the prime of your career is off the charts scary. And courageous! So, a huge "Thank You" to Ben Stiller for taking the time to write an [...]

By | 2016-11-04T13:15:55+00:00 October 11th, 2016|prostate cancer detection|0 Comments

The 2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Was Fantastic!

The 2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo for Prostate Cancer Awareness is in the Record Books by Robert Warren Hess The last Sunday saw the completion of the 6th annual Alpine Loop Gran Fondo for prostate cancer awareness. Over 500 cyclists visited Harrisonburg, Virginia for this year's gran fondo. And, for the 6th straight year, the [...]

By | 2017-06-22T17:07:20+00:00 September 30th, 2016|cycling events|0 Comments

An Improvement on the PSA Test for Prostate Cancer Presence

The detection of primary malignant circulating prostate cells; their significance and clinical utility by Robert Warren Hess One of the major challenges for medical science and physicians in dealing with prostate cancer is determining whether or not a specific prostate cancer is malignant - aggressive - or benign. The state of the prostate cancer makes all [...]

By | 2016-08-30T12:13:25+00:00 August 30th, 2016|prostate cancer detection|0 Comments

The Cancer Journeys Foundation Blog

What cancer survivors need to know for their Cancer Journeys by Robert Warren Hess As of this writing, I am 3 months into my 13th year as a prostate cancer survivor. I believe I may be at the very beginning of my prostate cancer recurrence, but it's too early to tell. I'm tracking my semi-annual [...]

By | 2016-08-23T17:19:39+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments