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Prevent Cancer Foundation awards $1.1 million in cancer research and global grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Diane Tilton diane.tilton@preventcancer.org 703-837-3690 Alexandria, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® announces the funding of eight new U.S.-based researchers and four new cancer prevention and early detection projects in low- or middle-income countries. The Foundation is proud to support these projects through its research grant and fellowship program and global grants […]

Research Survey Executive Summary

Study Overview  The purpose of this study was to understand changes in familiarity, perceptions, and behavior as it relates to human papillomavirus (HPV), hepatitis B, and hepatitis C, both in relation to the virus and vaccinations/ treatment. This study largely replicates research conducted in 2015. Specific research objectives were to: Measure virus and vaccine familiarity […]

Department of Defense to fund $10 million for melanoma research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Hayley Cooke 703-837-3692 Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org Alexandra, Va. — President Trump recently signed an appropriations bill, HR 6157, greenlighting funding for the Departments of Labor, Defense, and Health and Human Services in fiscal year 2019. The bill includes $10 million dollars for melanoma research, funded through the Department of Defense (DoD). Since 2009, […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® Research Grant and Fellowship Recipient – Dr. Susan Steck

Dr. Susan Steck received research funding from the Prevent Cancer Foundation® Research Program in 2003 for a fellowship while at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and in 2014 for a grant while at the University of South Carolina. She examined the “Dietary and Inflammatory Index” and concluded that consuming a more plant-based […]

Research

Since 1986, you have helped fund grants to early-career scientists from  leading academic medical centers nationwide. The grants and fellowships selection process utilizes a research proposal review system similar to that of the National Institutes of Health. With your support, the Foundation awards research grants and fellowships to promising scientists with novel hypotheses for prevention and […]

A cause everyone can get behind—increasing funding for medical research

On September 22, the Prevent Cancer Foundation joined more than 100 organizations in the Rally for Medical Research. This annual event brings together advocates, patients, researchers and doctors to tell our lawmakers to support increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Medical research leads to lifesaving breakthroughs—that means helping our loved ones reduce […]

The state of lung cancer research in the United States

The state of lung cancer research in the United States Lung cancer significantly lags behind other cancers in research dollars New research has found the United States ranks first out of 24 in terms of the top countries researching lung cancer[i]. However, lung cancer research in the U.S. significantly lags behind other cancer sites in […]

Promising Research to Find Colorectal Cancer Early

This year, 135,000 people will be told they have colorectal cancer, and 50,000 people will pass away from this disease. To reduce the number of people affected by colorectal cancer, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has invested millions of dollars into understanding how colorectal cancer develops and how it can be detected early. Funding research is […]

Catching up with Dr. Bosland's Prostate Cancer Research

This year an estimated 220,800 men in the United States will be told they have prostate cancer. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the perfect time to share some of the exciting research the Prevent Cancer Foundation is funding to help prevent prostate cancer or detect it earlier, when treatment is more successful.