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American Cancer Society Workplace Solutions. Judy R. Jonas, PhD, RD, LD Director of Corporate Relations, Mission Delivery. Session Overview. The business case for the American Cancer Society’s engagement in corporate health and wellness Tools and resources available for employers

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American Cancer Society Workplace Solutions

Judy R. Jonas, PhD, RD, LD

Director of Corporate Relations, Mission Delivery


Session Overview

  • The business case for the American Cancer Society’s engagement in corporate health and wellness

  • Tools and resources available for employers

  • How to get involved


Ten Leading Causes of Death, Working Age Adults (Ages 25-65), 2007

No. of deaths

Rank

1.Cancer182,899

2.Heart Diseases125,814

3.Accidents (unintentional injuries) 65,294

4.Suicide 25,142

5.Diabetes mellitus 20,994

6.Cerebrovascular diseases 20,937

7.Chronic lower respiratory diseases 20,119

8.Liver Disease 19,768

9.Homicide 10,987

10.HIV/AIDS 10,620

Cause of Death

*Source: US Mortality Data 2007, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Retrieved August 2010.


Actual Causes of Death in the US, 2000 % of All Deaths

McGinnis, Foege, 2000


American Cancer Society Workplace Solutions: Tools and Resources


American Cancer Society Workplace Solutions

  • Cancer.org and 1-800-227-2345

  • Cancer Resource Connection

  • Healthy Living Newsletter

  • State Quitline- 1-877-YESQUIT

  • Fresh Start

www.cancer.org www.acsworkplacesolutions.com


www.cancer.org

Stay Healthy Tab

What Can You Do:Lowering your risk


Checklist for Cancer Prevention and Detection

For More Information


www.Cancer.org -> Stay Healthy Tab -> Eat Right &Get Active

Questions?


www.acsworkplacesolutions.com  Healthy Living Newsletter

Hyperlinks to more information


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