Monthly Cancer Prevention Update – September 2021

Published on September 28, 2021

Updated on October 7, 2021

Have you postponed a doctor appointment or cancer screening during the pandemic?

Twenty-eight percent of women surveyed did not schedule a breast cancer screening during the pandemic. Let’s get them “back on the books.” Early detection saves lives.




Have you heard about multi-cancer early detection (MCED) tests?

These tests are blood-based screening tests to detect many types of cancer at the earliest possible stages, before noticeable symptoms occur. Read more about the Foundation’s work on MCED testing and the white paper from our annual Advocacy Workshop.

Read our white paper here



Your support helps us fund $250,000 to community programs throughout the U.S. 

Thanks to you, we’re funding 10 projects dedicated to increasing cancer prevention and early detection in medically underserved populations, like free mammograms for vulnerable rural and LGBTQ+ communities and colorectal cancer education for high-risk African Americans.

Learn more here



Generous donors like you help us award $375,000 in global grants to combat cervical cancer

With your support, the Foundation is funding five new cervical cancer prevention and early detection projects in low- or middle-income countries in support of the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) call for the elimination of cervical cancer by 2030.

Learn more here



Donate today and help save lives.

Dare to imagine a world where no one dies of cancer. Support the Prevent Cancer Foundation to reduce cancer deaths by 40%. Together, we can save lives. Donate Here




October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Since September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month and October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Prevent Cancer Foundation is working with several OB-GYNs on social media, like Dr. Kameelah Phillips | OBGYN IBCLC,  to remind women to get their annual cancer screenings, such as mammograms and Pap tests, “back on the books”.



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