Why do we need to FLIP? Cancer is taking over Cancer is will become the leading cause of death worldwide in the year 2010. - World Cancer Report In the US men have nearly a 1 in 2 lifetime risk of developing cancer; for women, the risk is a little more than 1 in 3. – American Cancer It’s getting worse Cases of cancer doubled globally between 1975 and 2000, will double again by 2020, and will nearly triple by 2030. – World Cancer Report
Time for change TheReal Problem We have created a world that fuels cancer: the lifestyles that we have chosen, the food we promote and eat and the way we treat the world around us. AND we continue to be passive and reactive, instead of taking action ourselves to be preventative. So what do we do? FLIP [ Fight. Live. Inspire. Prevent ] We build a community of healthy people, ready and willing to change their lifestyles, inspire others and flip our nations fight against cancer from reactive to proactive.
There’s hope! Scientific evidence suggests that about one-third of the 569,490 cancer deaths expected to occur in 2010 will be related to obesity, physical inactivity and poor nutrition and thus could also be prevented. – ACS “there is a clear message of hope: Although cancer is a devastating disease, it is largely preventable. We know that preventive measures could have a great impact on reducing the global cancer burden.“ –International Agency for Research Ready to FLIP?
FLIP your life - pilot Complete your Plan Why do you want to FLIP? 1 2 3 FLIP with friends! Share your experience on flipnow 4
Your role in the pilot Have fun! Create new ideas to help more people flip Collaborate with friends What’s working? Not working? – share feedback Start a movement- FLIP will be the first of its kind… and organization created out of NEEDand built by the people that need it. FLIP your life
FLIP is > FIGHT LIVE INSPIRE PREVENT Fighting together to take back lost ground. Challenging those things outside of our individual control. Live is all about having fun and living life to its fullest- thriving as we were intended to. Prevent involves a personalized prevention plan that fits your lifestyle. Inspire means getting your friends and family involved in a healthier lifestyle.
FLIP is > A movement with the goal of reaching out proactively to the public and engaging them in a lifestyle changing journey. An integrated portal. FLIP will become a part of members lives, driving them to the website, monitoring progress and linking to other helpful sites. A catalyst for community. FLIP will be integrated with other organizations and members’ primary care physicians creating a synergistic environment. A holistic and focused solution to cancer prevention. FLIP’s unique approach recognizes that prevention is not one-dimensional and accepts that challenge using a simple plan.