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Monthly Cancer Prevention Update – April 2022

Your Support in Action

April 20, 2022

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Speaking up to save your life

Testicular cancer is usually curable when found early and treated appropriately. As we recognize Testicular Cancer Awareness Month this April, read Steven’s story about finding his testicular cancer and the importance of early detection.

Share your storyFamily running together in a field

Did a routine cancer screening save your life? We want to hear about how getting your appointment Back on the Books helped you take charge of your health. Share your story to inspire others!

 

Register for the virtual Advocacy Workshop2022 Prevent Cancer Advocacy Workshop May 19

Registration is open for the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s annual Advocacy Workshop on May 19. Join us as we bring together patient advocacy organizations and LGBTQ+ community and health experts to address cancer screening disparities in the LGBTQ+ community.

 

2022 community grants cycle now open

The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s community grants program invites applications focused on providing cancer prevention education, outreach and screening in LGBTQ+ communities. Apply today for the 2022 community grants cycle. See the guidelines and submission instructions for these one-year, $25,000 awards and apply by April 25 at 5 p.m. ET.

 

April is Minority Health Awareness MonthHeadshot of GA Representative Nikema Williams

More than 9.5 million people missed cancer screenings in the U.S. as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen as Rep. Nikema Williams from Georgia’s 5th congressional district speaks on how race plays a role in access to cancer screenings and the importance of getting your missed or postponed appointments back on the books.

 

 

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