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The new coronavirus (COVID-19)—what you need to know as a cancer patient, survivor or caregiver

Last updated March 23, 2020 A new respiratory virus, COVID-19, has been spreading around the world and was officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11, 2020. If you’re a cancer patient, survivor or caregiver, you may be wondering what this means for you. “Social distancing,” the recommended practice to […]

Observing Colorectal Cancer Month year-round

Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. It starts with a polyp, which can be detected during a routine colonoscopy and removed before becoming cancerous. Twenty years ago, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® set out on a mission to educate the country about colorectal cancer and the screening options to detect it early and […]

Cancer screening 101

Women In your 50s If you were born between 1945-1965, you may be at increased risk for hepatitis C, a leading cause of liver cancer. Talk to your doctor about getting tested for this virus. If you test positive for hepatitis C, there are treatment options available that can cure the virus and prevent liver […]

Staff picks: our favorite healthy recipes

Did you make a resolution this year to eat healthier? One of the hardest parts of adopting better eating habits is finding nutritious meals that are also delicious—and don’t take too much time to prepare. Our team rounded up some of their favorite healthy recipes to help get you out of your rut. Do you […]

4 ways to observe National Cancer Prevention Month

February is our favorite time of year here at the Foundation. Spring is quickly approaching, love is in the air around Valentine’s Day (the perfect time to check your mate!), and each day we observe National Cancer Prevention Month. We live our mission every day, but in February, we go all out, and this year […]

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 […]