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Lack of sexual orientation and gender identity data and research affecting cancer care of LGBTQ+ community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister 703-836-1746 kyra.meister@preventcancer.org Alexandra, Va. – The percentage of U.S. adults who self-identify as LGBTQ+ has doubled since 2012 to 7.1%.1…

Prevent Cancer Dialogue welcomes attendees back to an in-person conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister 703-836-1746 kyra.meister@preventcancer.org Alexandra, Va. – Stakeholders from clinical medicine and public health will gather at the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 24th…

Prevent Cancer Advocacy Workshop explores cancer screening disparities in the LGBTQ+ community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Kyra Meister   703-836-1746   kyra.meister@preventcancer.org    Alexandra, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® will host its annual Advocacy Workshop virtually…

Prevent Cancer Foundation remembers the Honorable Vic Fazio

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is deeply saddened by the loss of former Congressman Victor “Vic” Fazio, who died on March 16 of melanoma. Former Rep….

Prevent Cancer Health Fair and 5k Walk/Run makes its return in person to Nationals Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Kyra Meister   703-836-1746   kyra.meister@preventcancer.org    Alexandra, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® will host its annual Health Fair and…

Alarming new study shows pandemic is disrupting cancer screenings.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister 703-836-1746 kyra.meister@preventcancer.org Alexandria, Va. – After two years of navigating the coronavirus pandemic, Americans’ health care routines continue to be…

Prevent Cancer Foundation® awards seven new research grants

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

Statement from Prevent Cancer Foundation in support of President & Dr. Biden’s Cancer Moonshot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister kyra.meister@preventcancer.org 703-836-1746 Alexandria, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® applauds President and Dr. Biden’s decision to reignite the Cancer Moonshot….

Monica Bertagnolli, M.D., FACS joins Prevent Cancer board of directors, William Magner elected chairman of the board, Shabnam Kazmi elected secretary of the board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister kyra.meister@preventcancer.org 703-836-1746 Alexandria, Va. — The Prevent Cancer Foundation® has announced the election of Monica Bertagnolli, M.D., FACS to the…

Games Done Quick sets new record, raises $3.4 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation® at annual gaming marathon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Kyra Meister  703-836-1746  kyra.meister@preventcancer.org  Alexandria, Va. – Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ), an annual livestreamed video game marathon, is organized by Games Done Quick to raise funds for the Prevent Cancer…