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New pathways to breast cancer prevention: A grantee spotlight

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is proud to provide grant support to researchers working to expand what is known about cancer prevention and early detection. To kick off Cancer Prevention Month, we highlight a recent project that provides new hope and insight for early detection of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), a highly aggressive form of breast […]

#CheckYourM8 to make Valentine’s great ❤

With Valentine’s Day smack dab in the middle of the month, a lot of people think that February is just about chocolate and greeting cards. But it can also be about protecting your loved ones!   Self-exams are an important way to monitor for body changes that could be early signs of cancer. As you […]

Share your project or program with the cancer prevention community at the 2019 Dialogue

On April 24-26, 2019, the Dialogue for Action® on Cancer Screening and Prevention is taking over the Hilton Crystal City right outside Washington, D.C. We’ll have 2½ days full of timely and engaging presentations, facilitated conversations, networking and relationship-building opportunities and more—all we need is you! If you’re looking for meaningful conversations at the Dialogue […]

It’s time to shine the spotlight on prevention

Did you know that up to 50 percent of cancer cases are preventable? That’s half of all cases! While not all cancers can be prevented, there’s a lot you can do now to lower your risk of getting cancer in the future. February is Cancer Prevention Month, so all month long we are shining the […]

The chance encounter that saved my life

Mary Campbell is pursuing a master’s degree in public health at the University of Florida and is a former collegiate water polo player. As a public health student, she’s learned about the importance of preventing cancer—but one chance encounter with a stranger changed her perspective and saved her life. Now she uses her voice to […]

If only…

It was that time of year again. The time of year that most women dread…the annual well-woman check-up. The oh-so-uncomfortable Pap test. Some women dread it so much they skip their exams—or even worse, don’t even schedule one. But not me…I went every year.   One year was a little different. The nurse asked me if […]

Invest in Your Health – WTOP interviews Carolyn Aldige and Dr. Jim Mulshine of the Prevent Cancer Foundation

You can save money to better your future financial health, but did you know you can also invest in your physical health? Everyday choices you make in your 20s, 30s and 40s — from what you eat, to the immunizations you receive — can impact your well-being now and down the road, and even help […]

2018: A year in review

2018 was filled with new opportunities in cancer prevention and early detection, including new connections with communities across the country (and around the world!). We wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on some of our highlights from the year. With your generosity, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® was able to provide grants for community cancer […]

3 delicious drinks for Dry January

After indulging during the holidays, you may like to take some time to reset and start the year off with healthy habits. Participating in “Dry January”—or giving up alcohol during the first month of the year—has become a popular health trend. Alcohol has been linked to several types of cancer and your risk increases the […]

Feel good about where you give in 2019

If you’ve been waiting until 2019 to make your charitable donations, now’s the perfect time. Kick off the new year with the spirit of giving by making a gift that will really make an impact. There is no shortage of amazing organizations out there that are worthy of your time and generosity. But how do […]