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Four community programs making a difference when it comes to breast cancer

Every day, the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s partners in prevention are hard at work to help carry out our mission of empowering people to stay ahead…

Preventing cancer can be a family affair: Ali’s story

CW: Infertility Between my parents, my daughter and me, you could say preventing cancer is a family affair. It started with my dad, Max. When…

Championing health equity: Gilead Sciences’ commitment to breast cancer

This post has been sponsored by Gilead Sciences as part of their sponsorship of the 2023 Prevent Cancer Gala. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a…

What this doctor wants you to know about breast density

What is breast density and how does it play into your cancer risk? I’m Dr. Debra Miller, an oncologist married to Congressman Richard McCormick of…

Conquering cancer in Kenya: Visiting the inspiring women of KILELE Health

“I’m afraid of getting screened for cancer because what if I have it?” That’s the reason some people give for not following cancer screening guidelines….

What does your breast density mean

Breast density. You may have heard about it on the news or saw the words on your recent mammogram report. But do you know what…

Three things you might not know about how cancer affects Indigenous peoples

Indigenous Peoples Day is a day to honor, celebrate and learn about the 9.7 million Indigenous, or American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN), identified people…

How I live and thrive beyond cervical cancer: Tamika’s story

When I was first diagnosed with cervical cancer at the age of 25—during the early days of my broadcast journalism career in the nation’s capital—I…

Tennis legend and cancer survivor Chris Evert serves up new tennis bracelet in support of Prevent Cancer Foundation

Former world No. 1 tennis player and winner of 18 Grand Slam singles titles, Chris Evert has been a symbol of strength and perseverance for…

Meet the researcher: Dr. Cheng Peng

World Breast Cancer Research Day occurs annually on August 18. It’s a great opportunity to amplify the importance of breast cancer research, propelling forward our…