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Broadway star and Tony Award-winner wants you to Think About the Link® between viruses and cancer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Franklin 703-201-3875 Brian.Franklin@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation® today released a national public service announcement (PSA) featuring actress and Tony Award-winner Marissa Jaret Winokur. Winokur is a national spokesperson for Think About the Link®, an education campaign about the connection between certain viruses and cancer. Winokur was just […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® Awards $250,000 in Community Grants

Underserved communities across the country receive funds for cancer prevention and early detection programs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                             September 8, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Berry 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Through its community grants program, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® is proud to support 10 projects focused on increasing cancer education and screening in communities across […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® applauds FDA plan to lower nicotine levels in cancer-causing cigarettes, continues to discourage e-cigarette use

Food and Drug Administration announces new plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation ALEXANDRIA, Va., August 2, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week announced a new plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation to lower nicotine levels in combustible cigarettes to non-addictive levels. Smoking continues to be a leading cause of cancer, […]

College of American Pathologists Foundation teams with Prevent Cancer Foundation® to curb cancer in Appalachia

    Southwest Virginia welcomes two national organizations to provide breast and cervical cancer screenings, critical health education for families August 1, 2017 — Northfield, IL — “See, Test & Treat®”—a nationally recognized cancer prevention program—will offer its free cancer screening and community health education event to the Appalachia region, thanks in large part to […]

ICYMI: July 28, 2017

Feature Story When Health Law Isn’t Enough, the Desperate Line Up at Tents SUNDAY, July 23, 2017 (The New York Times)—Anthony Marino, 54, reached into his car trunk to show a pair of needle-nosed pliers like the ones he used to yank out a rotting tooth. Shirley Akers, 58, clutched a list of 20 medications […]

Statement on Sen. John McCain's diagnosis with glioblastoma

Carolyn R. Aldigé, president and founder of the Prevent Cancer Foundation®, today released the following statement following the news of Sen. John McCain’s diagnosis with glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer: Everyone at the Prevent Cancer Foundation® extends our thoughts, support and best wishes to Senator John McCain and his family. Senator McCain is a […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® reaches underserved rural communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lisa Berry Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org 703-519-2107 The Prevent Cancer Foundation® partners with Health Wagon of Wise, Virginia, to bring information about cancer prevention and early detection to underserved people of Appalachia. Alexandria, VA – Each year, the Rural Area Medical (RAM) event in Wise, Virginia, sees thousands of underserved people who live in […]

Media Advisory: Tony Award winner Marissa Jaret Winokur to share personal cancer story and talk about the importance of HPV vaccination

Media Advisory: Tony Award winner Marissa Jaret Winokur to share personal cancer story and talk about the importance of HPV vaccination FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Franklin  703-201-3875 Brian.Franklin@preventcancer.org Tony Award Winner Marissa Jaret Winokur to Highlight Need for HPV Vaccination and Screening at Tennessee Cancer Consortium’s 2017 Cancer Conference Nashville, TN – Tony Award […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation earns coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Lisa Berry  Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org 703-519-2107 Prevent Cancer Foundation® earns coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator  Alexandria, VA (June 5, 2017) — The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. It is the second […]

ICYMI: May 26, 2017

G.O.P. Health Bill Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured in a Decade, C.B.O. Says WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017 (The New York Times) —  A bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that narrowly passed the House this month would leave 14 million more people uninsured next year than under President Barack Obama’s health law — […]