Monthly Cancer Prevention Update – May 2022

Your Support in Action

Published on August 3, 2022

Lessons from my dad and uncle: Why you should protect your skin

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Amanda knows firsthand why early detection is so important when it comes to a cancer diagnosis and has taken that lesson to heart as she protects not only herself and her health, but her family’s, too. Read Amanda’s story


2022 Prevent Cancer Advocacy Workshop May 19

Interested in learning more about cancer screening disparities in the LGBTQ+ community?

It’s not too late to register for tomorrow’s Advocacy Workshop! Join us as we engage in conversation about the unique barriers faced by the LGBTQ+ community when it comes to accessing the health care system. View our full speaker lineup and register for free today.


Do you know your ABCDEs (of skin cancer)?

As we recognize Skin Cancer Awareness Month, it’s important to remember what we can be doing to protect ourselves against the most preventable cancer in the U.S. Listen as board-certified dermatologist Dr. Patty Lucey explains how the ABCDEs can help you check your skin for suspicious moles. If you see anything unusual, report it to your health care provider!


When it comes to cancer, we need time on our side

The Prevent Cancer Foundation and more than 400 cancer advocacy organizations are calling on Congress to ensure seniors with Medicare have access to multi-cancer screening tests once they are approved by the FDA. Learn more about multi-cancer early detection (MCED) and why the time to pass the Medicare MCED Act is now!


Funding science that matters

Because of your donations, researchers like Dr. Julie Barta can be supported in their work to improve lung cancer screening nationwide. For over 30 years, your support has allowed the Prevent Cancer Foundation to fund research grants and fellowships that demonstrate potential for impact on cancer prevention and early detection. With our 2022 research grants and fellowships cycle now open, continue to fund science that matters


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