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Beyond gaming

Beyond the Game: Funding Innovative Technology around the Globe This year’s panel at AGDQ spotlights a new portable breast screening device in Nigeria, cervical cancer screening devices in Peru and lung cancer screening innovations in Poland – showing how your dollars make a difference in cancer prevention and early detection. It is only with the […]

Meet Alicia: Singer, five-time GDQ participant and health advocate

I’ve spent my life focused on three major things: singing, playing video games and food. I started singing professionally when I was 15 and got a bachelor’s in fine arts in Vocal Performance in 2009 from the University of Minnesota. When I wasn’t making music, I could be found planted in front of a screen […]

2019: A year in review

2019 was an incredible year for cancer prevention. Before we begin a new decade, we wanted to look back, share some of our highlights from this year and celebrate the extraordinary things our supporters have allowed us to do: January: WTOP interview with Foundation Founder and CEO Carolyn Aldigé and Vice Chairman Dr. Jim Mulshine […]

I was set to run a marathon, then my doctor found highly precancerous cells

A goddess representing wisdom and strength, Athena provides an overwhelming presence in Greece and other parts of the world. I first learned of Athena while attending The United States Military Academy and immediately wanted to learn more about how to be someone of wisdom and strength. Over the years, I looked for experiences to test […]

An open letter to the brave 2019 No-Shavers

Between family reunions and Friendsgiving-galore, November can be a tough month to commit to stop shaving. With the holidays quickly approaching, we know it can be an even more difficult time to start a fundraiser and ask friends and family to pledge their support. However, you did, and we are thrilled to be part of […]

3 ways to help Stop Cancer Before It Starts on #GivingTuesday

The season of giving is upon us. Since 2012, the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving has been deemed #GivingTuesday, a day that, in the midst of Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping, encourages people to do good and to give back. Over the past eight years, Giving Tuesday has grown from a simple idea into a […]

Congressional Families Program member LeeAnn Johnson hosts Cancer Prevention Day

On November 2, Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program® Executive Council member LeeAnn Johnson (spouse of Rep. Bill Johnson, Ohio), in collaboration with Memorial Health System and the Congressional Families Program®, hosted a Cancer Prevention, Early Detection & Wellness Day in Marietta, Ohio. The public event featured cancer screenings, wellness demonstrations, healthy food samples and walk-through […]

No-Shave November: Impact and evolution

We’re halfway through November and so far, you’ve raised more than $650,000 for cancer research and early detection! To keep the momentum going, we wanted to look back and remember how this tradition all began. In 2007 the Hill family lost their father, Matthew Hill, after a yearlong battle with colorectal cancer. Matthew, a loving […]

Check your balls

This article originally appeared in the August 2018 edition of Cancer PreventionWorks. In February, Steven Eisner noticed an unusual firmness in his right testicle during a regular self-check. Since he’s a gamer and frequently participates in Awesome Games Done Quick, a video game marathon that has raised more than $6 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation®, […]

Drop your razor: No-Shave November is here

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—No-Shave November! Each autumn we team up with our friends at No-Shave November to encourage men and women around the world to drop their razors and spread awareness of cancer prevention—and raise money for important programs and research in the process. What one family started more than a […]