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Stay Classy Awards Recognize Foundation for Community Outreach to Hispanic Women

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among Hispanic women. Among the reasons for this is inadequate screening. Although the rate of cervical…

Research for Early Detection

Yu Chen, PhD Assistant Professor, University of Maryland I am deeply grateful to the Prevent Cancer Foundation for supporting my research career in optical imaging…

Healthy Recipes:Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp

Marinating precooked shrimp in garlic- and lemon-infused oil is a simple yet elegant appetizer.   Yield: 12 servings Total Time: 10 minutes Prep Time: 10…

Cancer Prevention Laurels: Celebrating 8 Years of Award Winners!

Each year for the past 8 years, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has presented Laurels awards to innovators and leaders in the fight against cancer. This…

The Beauty of Bipartisanship: Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program Awards Luncheon

It was somewhere between the bells ringing for votes, running back and forth from my PowerPoint presentation to my salmon, Paula Zahn and multiple speakers…

Breast Cancer Detection: An Expanding Array of Approaches

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fortunately for us we have all become more aware of breast cancer partly because each and every one of…

Congratulations from Dr. Jill Biden

Jill Biden, Ph.D. Second Lady of the United States Congratulations to the Prevent Cancer Foundation on your 25thAnniversary! My husband Joe and I applaud your…

Healthy Recipes: Warm Green Bean Salad with Toasted Walnuts

This colorful salad makes a fine prelude to a hearty dinner. Walnut oil’s distinctive flavor delivers a rich hit to the dressing. Yield: 6 servings,…

Jan's 5K Challenge: Race Day!

Race day dawned pretty early – 5:30am! After rushing my sister around the house like a child who overslept, couldn’t find her socks, and whined…

5K: A Hit with Runners & A Success for Cancer Prevention

The 2nd Annual Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K held last Saturday, September 25, had lots of high points and some very poignant moments as well. Raising…