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Don’t avoid the doc: Survey says men are behind on screenings and not taking charge of their health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister 703-836-1746 kyra.meister@preventcancer.org Alexandria, Va. – June is Men’s Health Month, a time when we remind men to take charge of…

Prevent Cancer Foundation responds to FDA approval of HPV self-collection screening

This week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved human papillomavirus (HPV) self-collection screening. Previously, HPV testing could be performed only by a health care…

Prevent Cancer Foundation responds to new breast cancer screening guidelines issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Today, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released new breast cancer screening guidelines, recommending that women of average risk receive mammograms every other year…

Former NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins announces prostate cancer diagnosis

During remarks yesterday at a reception from the Prevent Cancer Foundation, Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., announced his recent prostate cancer diagnosis. Dr. Collins, a former…

Prevent Cancer Foundation’s bipartisan Congressional Families Program hosts reception in celebration of inaugural National Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Kyra Meister 703-836-1746 kyra.meister@preventcancer.org Washington, D.C. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Congressional Families® Program will host a reception on Thursday,…

U.S. adults are still behind on routine cancer screenings—but reasons why vary by race

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister 703-836-1746 kyra.meister@preventcancer.org Alexandria, Va. – Are you up to date on your routine cancer screenings? According to the Prevent Cancer…

White House declares April 2024 as Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister kyra.meister@preventcancer.org 703-836-1746 Alexandria, Va. – The White House today issued an official presidential proclamation declaring April 2024 as the inaugural…

Prevent Cancer Foundation awards $1 million in new research grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister kyra.meister@preventcancer.org  703-836-1746 Alexandria, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is pleased to announce new funding for ten scientists who are…

Games Done Quick raises over $2.5 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation at annual gaming marathon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister 703-836-1746 kyra.meister@preventcancer.org Alexandria, Va. – After convening virtually for the last three years, the prominent gaming event Awesome Games Done…

Prevent Cancer Foundation awards $380,000 in global innovation grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister 703-836-1746 kyra.meister@preventcancer.org Alexandria, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® announces funding for four global grants supporting innovative cancer prevention and…