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Congressional Families: Voices for Cancer Prevention – Senator Roy Blunt and Abigail Blunt

Hi, I’m Senator Roy Blunt from Missouri. And I’m Abby Blunt. I’m honored to serve on the Executive Council of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Congressional…

Beneficiary event spotlight: Music with a mission

June 19 is my least favorite day of the year. This year, June 19, 2022, marks seven years since my mom passed. [In] previous years,…

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…

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….

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…

Access for all: How to better address the needs of LGBTQ+ patients

This post has been sponsored by Exact Sciences as part of their support of the 2022 Advocacy Workshop. At Exact Sciences, we strive to change…

Working toward inclusion of LGBTQ+ people across the cancer care continuum

This post has been sponsored by Gilead Sciences as part of their support of the 2022 Advocacy Workshop. Cancer prevention and early detection followed by…

Lessons from my dad and uncle: Why you should protect your skin

This year, nearly 100,000 people will be diagnosed with melanoma1. For my uncle and dad, that number is personal, as both were diagnosed with melanoma…

Cancer prevention from Jordan to Cameroon

Since 2015, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has partnered with the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to support over 40 technical transfer fellowships. These UICC…