Monthly Cancer Prevention Update – November 2021

Published on November 22, 2021

Giving TuesdayGiving Tuesday is right around the corner!

This Giving Tuesday, your gift will have an even bigger impact on cancer prevention and early detection.

Thanks to a generous matching gift from Barbara Stohlman and family in memory of their father and sister, every dollar donated up to $25,000 will be doubled.

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Thanks to you, 600 patients will receive lung cancer screenings

A recipient of the Foundation’s community grants, WVU Cancer Institute’s Mobile Lung Cancer Screening Unit (LUCAS), is partnering with community clinics to deliver this lifesaving service. The program helps patients to overcome obstacles to screening that exist in rural West Virginia.



“That CT study saved my life!”

Mary-Ellen Kirkbride thought she was responding to a lung cancer researcher’s call for help to honor her father’s memory. Little did she know, her own life was about to be saved.



Drop the razor and pick up the wallet

No-Shave November is a month-long journey during which participants forgo shaving and grooming in order to evoke conversation and raise cancer awareness. Join the Prevent Cancer Foundation for No-Shave November!




Working hard to make our world a better place

Mary Pasquinelli was honored with The James L. Mulshine, M.D., National Leadership award for her work establishing a lung cancer screening program to benefit medically underserved communities.

Read more about her award


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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

The Prevent Cancer Foundation partnered with Lorraine C. Ladish and Dawn S.R. to remind everyone to get their lung cancer screenings “back on the books!”



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