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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 — […]

Women's Health Week

Every year, the week after Mother’s Day is recognized as Women’s Health Week to remind women to put themselves first and take control of their health. With work, family and countless other responsibilities, it can be hard to make time for exercising, cooking healthy meals or going to the doctor. Take time for yourself this […]

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention encourages everyone to protect your skin today and every day

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Lisa Berry Prevent Cancer Foundation Phone: (703) 519-2107 Email: lisa.berry@preventcancer.org The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention encourages everyone to protect your skin today and every day The National Council declares the Friday before Memorial Day, May 26, 2017 is “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage sun safety awareness May 10, 2017—To […]