CanCan is all about putting people into action about their health, giving them tools for early detection, prevention and self-advocacy. We give students, from all walks of life, a fun way to learn what they can do to feel more in control and less in fear about cancer.
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Each party includes:
- A one-hour workshop at no cost to you or your organization
- A health instructor to discuss risk factors, family history, signs and symptoms, screening methods, early detection, role of nutrition and exercise, and cancer myths
- An ovarian or breast cancer survivor to share her journey
- A comfortable setting where you can get all your questions answered
CanCan puts on free educational parties, filled with socializing, laughter, camaraderie, and just plain fun. Wherever students gather on campus, clubs, organizations, residence halls, sororities, or groups of friends, CanCan will bring ovarian and breast educators and survivors to spread the word about early detection. A non-medical, fear-free, fun environment is the best environment for learning, even about serious topics. The parties are safe spaces created to encourage questions and sharing about ovarian and breast health. CanCan follows up the parties with interactive and thought provoking social media posts, educational resources on the website, and an engaging and informative blog.
Sign up to have one of our campus ambassadors contact you about the easy party hosting process.
Click here to learn more about our Ambassador Program. We currently have ambassadors on the campus at University of Washington, Washington State University, UCLA, Stanford, UC Berkeley, University of Arizona, Oregon State, and University of Oregon.
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Meet Madison from the University of Oregon
Madison is a second year at University of Oregon, studying journalism major with a minor in sociology. She looks forward to representing CanCan on campus this year and is eager to work with a diverse array of student organizations. Click here to check out Madison’s full bio and meet the rest of the CanCan team.
Alumni Ambassador Spotlight
Connie was the first ever Campus Ambassador for CanCan. During her tenure with CanCan, Connie was responsible for creating a Free and Reduced Mammogram Recourse, outreach in Seattle and San Francisco, managing CanCan’s social media pages, and the assisted in the CanCan Fundraiser 4 years in a row, where we raised over 1 million dollars. Connie is now a first year Medical Student at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.