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Thinking Globally and Acting Locally

The Prevent Cancer Foundation has been on the national scene for the past 25 years and during that time, the Foundation has advocated for national legislation, promoted cancer prevention at the National Institutes of Health and even helped proclaim March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. However, the Foundation also understands the importance of community outreach […]

Ten Years Later: Colorectal Cancer Prevention Still Saving Lives

Ten years ago, the Prevent Cancer Foundation recognized a need to raise awareness, attention and funding for colorectal cancer. Our first step was to pass a resolution officially designating the month in the US Senate, US House and White House, declaring March 2000 as the first National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (NCCAM). The Foundation and […]

Fill Up on Fish

You’ve probably heard about the potential benefits of omega-3 fatty acids in protecting your heart and boosting your mood, but now there’s another do-good effect to add to the list: a lower risk of colorectal cancer.

A Winning Attitude Helped Olympic Athlete Fight Testicular Cancer

In June, 2008, young Olympic hopeful Eric Shanteau was diagnosed with testicular cancer, just days before the U.S. Olympic swim trials.

Right Diet For Prostate Cancer Prevention

Dr. Zhou is currently researching how a dietary combination of soy and black tea could significantly inhibit the development and progression of prostate cancer in a synergistic manner.

Prevent Cancer Foundation Helps Provide Screenings in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Katrina took from New Orleans one of the few places in the region where uninsured women could be screened for breast cancer.

Bowling for Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Philanthropy can come at any age.

Breast Health Education for Young Women

The foundation’s breast health education for Young Women materials are reaching Communities far and wide.

Making a Difference Locally — Community Grants

Reaching out to individuals in soup kitchens, at health fairs and through local radio Programs, the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s community grantees are making a difference in rural and urban communities.

The Prevent Cancer Super Colon® Comes to a Community Near You

The Prevent Cancer Super Colon® is coming to your community. The 2010 tour will kick off on March 3 in San Diego, CA to celebrate National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This unique educational exhibit will stop in major cities across the country in such public venues as parks, plazas, and health care centers. Besides visiting […]