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A Black Family Cancer Awareness Week message from Dr. Janine Bera, spouse of Rep. Ami Bera

Hi, I’m Dr. Janine Bera, spouse of Congressman Ami Bera of California and Chief Medical Officer of Wellspace Health, a non-profit community health system dedicated…

How I used humor in my fight against colorectal cancer

In March 2013, I was diagnosed with rectal cancer at the age of 39.* I had no family history of cancer, no major risk factors…

The Weekly: The Weekly: A cancer trial’s unexpected result, higher death rates from cancer in racial minorities and more

Feature Story A Cancer Trial’s Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient SUNDAY, June 5 (The New York Times) — It was a small trial, just…

Promoting health equity through the early detection of colorectal cancer

This post has been sponsored by Exact Sciences as part of their support of the 2022 Prevent Cancer Dialogue. Healthy communities don’t happen by accident….

The Weekly: Esophageal cancer on the rise among middle-aged, risk of skin cancer could depend on genetics and more

Feature Story Esophageal cancer may be rising among the middle-aged TUESDAY, May 31 (The Washington Post) — About 20,640 U.S. adults will be diagnosed with…

Prevention in Action: May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, 400+ groups support MCED legislation and more

  May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month Skin cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis in the U.S., but it is also the most preventable….

Prevent Cancer Foundation to celebrate leaders in the fight against cancer at Laurels Awards during annual Dialogue conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister 703-836-1746 kyra.meister@preventcancer.org Alexandra, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® will present the 2022 Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Laurels Awards…

A Pride Month message from Cheryl Greene, spouse of U.S. Rep. Angie Craig

Hi everyone. I’m Cheryl Greene, spouse of Congresswoman Angie Craig of Minnesota, Director of the Human Rights Campaign Welcoming Schools Team, and a member of…

The Weekly: When you should see a dermatologist, how a ban on sunbeds could save lives and more

Feature Story If Your Mole Looks Like This, It’s Time To See A Dermatologist MONDAY, May 23 (The Huffington Post) — By adulthood, the average…

Lack of sexual orientation and gender identity data and research affecting cancer care of LGBTQ+ community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister 703-836-1746 kyra.meister@preventcancer.org Alexandra, Va. – The percentage of U.S. adults who self-identify as LGBTQ+ has doubled since 2012 to 7.1%.1…