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Prevent Cancer Foundation® awards $250,000 in community grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 16, 2019                                                       MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Through its community grants program, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® is proud to support 10 projects focused on increasing cancer prevention and early detection in communities across the U.S., from Honolulu, Hawaii to Baltimore, Maryland. The projects were selected through […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® provides nearly $300,000 in international grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT Lisa Hanna 703-837-3692 ALEXANDRIA, Va.—International projects focused on cervical and lung cancer screening are moving forward thanks to grants from the Prevent Cancer Foundation®. In Mozambique, Kenya and Ghana, where cervical cancer is often diagnosed in advanced stages, the funding will be used for provider training and […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation’s community grantees work toward 80% by 2018

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common and deadly cancers in the United States, but with regular screening, this disease is Preventable, Treatable, Beatable®. The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable launched a nationwide colorectal cancer initiative, 80% by 2018, to increase screening rates to 80 percent of adults ages 50 or older by 2018. The […]

Community grantees promote cancer prevention through HPV vaccination

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is supporting two statewide projects to increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates through its Community Grants Program. HPV is the leading cause of several cancers including cervical, oropharyngeal, anal and more, making this vaccine a critical tool in the fight against cancer. Since January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, it’s the […]

Cancer Screening Education in the Asian Community

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® funds a diverse group of community grants every year to provide cancer prevention education and screening to communities across the country. The Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition (SEAMAAC, Inc.), collaborates with medical partners to develop educational materials on cancer screening in several languages and set up appointments for the Southeast […]

Breast Cancer Education in the Latina Community

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® funds a diverse group of community grants every year to provide cancer prevention education and screening to communities across the country. One of the recipients this year, Puerto Rican Unity for Progress, provides breast health education to Latina women in Camden County, New Jersey.

New Cookbook with Healthy Living Tips Developed by Community Grant Recipient

Craving an end of summer peach cobbler? The Down Home Healthy Living 2.0 cookbook features healthier versions of traditional southern recipes and tips for staying active.

2015 Community Grant Awardees Announced

Six communities will now get the benefit of cancer prevention and early detection programs, thanks to Prevent Cancer Foundation grants. The grants will enable the communities to educate specific demographics on various preventable or early detectable cancers and HPV. Since 2007, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has awarded grants to 40 projects in 26 states, tribes […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Awards Annual Community Grants

Funds for cancer prevention programs reach underserved communities nationwide FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Berry 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org (Alexandria, Va.) – Six communities will now get the benefit of cancer prevention and early detection programs, thanks to Prevent Cancer Foundation grants. The grants will enable the communities to educate specific demographics on […]

Community grantee spotlight: Cancer prevention on the Standing Rock Reservation

Prevent Cancer has been making a difference in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities since 2007 through grants that support powwows, traditional food guides and numerous other cancer prevention projects. Our grants have enabled groups across Indian Country to implement cancer initiatives tailored to their individual communities. According to the Intercultural Cancer Council, the […]