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Dr. Daniel Sullivan honored for leadership in quantitative imaging biomarkers

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Alexandria, VA—The Prevent Cancer Foundation today honored Daniel C. Sullivan, M.D. with the James L. Mulshine, M.D. Leadership Award for his work in founding and chairing the Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance (QIBA). QIBA is committed to transforming patient care by making radiology a more quantitative science. As part […]

USPSTF changes recommended age for colorectal cancer screening to 45

The U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce (USPSTF) released a new draft recommendation for colorectal cancer screening, giving a “B” recommendation for screening people of average risk ages 45-49. (There was previously no recommendation for colorectal cancer screening for this age group.) The draft recommendation maintains an “A” rating for those of average risk ages 50-75. This […]

The Prevent Cancer Foundation announces 2020-2021 young adult advisory committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Alexandria, VA— The Prevent Cancer Foundation welcomes 16 young adults to the preventGEN committee to increase awareness and education of cancer prevention and early detection among younger generations. Committee members have a broad array of experience ranging from communications and marketing to epidemiology. PreventGEN committee members collaborate […]

In memory of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is deeply saddened by the tremendous loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whom our Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program honored with a Special Recognition Award last September on Capitol Hill. “Justice Ginsburg’s twenty-year battle with cancer inspired us all,” said Carolyn “Bo” Aldigé, Founder and CEO. “She faced each cancer diagnosis with […]

Actor/producer Ken Jeong, TODAY news anchor Craig Melvin, charitable gaming organization Games Done Quick and congressional spouse Terry Loebsack to be honored at Congressional Families Program virtual awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 WASHINGTON–The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program® will hold its 28th annual Action for Cancer Awareness Awards in a virtual ceremony on Thursday, September 24 at 12:00 p.m. EDT. The Program’s signature event draws a bipartisan, bicameral audience of members of Congress and […]

In memory of Patrick Beauregard

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® mourns the death of Patrick Beauregard, who died from colorectal cancer on September 6, 2020. He was 32. In September 2017, just one month after getting married to his wife, Amanda, and returning from their honeymoon, Patrick was diagnosed with Stage IV colorectal cancer. The diagnosis had been a surprise to […]

Prevent Cancer Gala features performances and stories from Max Weinberg (E Street Band) and Ali Rogin, Lauren Daigle, Rob Lowe and more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Watch now: Prevent Cancer Gala promo video! WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Prevent Cancer Annual Spring Gala draws a crowd of more than 1,000 people to the National Building Museum every spring. In pre-pandemic times, the Foundation would welcome its distinguished guests, including members of Congress and […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation remembers actor and cultural icon Chadwick Boseman

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is mourning the death of actor and cultural icon Chadwick Boseman. Boseman, 43, passed away after a private four-year battle with colorectal cancer. He was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2016. Boseman is best known for his groundbreaking role as T’Challa in “Black Panther.” Other prominent roles include Thurgood […]

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 26, 2020                                                       MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 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 underserved communities across the U.S., from Issaquah, Washington to Tampa, Florida. The projects were selected […]

Notice of Blackbaud Data Breach

What Happened We were notified by one of our third-party service providers, Blackbaud, of a security incident. At this time, we understand they discovered and stopped a ransomware attack. After discovering the attack, the service provider’s Cyber Security team—together with independent forensics experts and law enforcement—successfully prevented the cybercriminal from blocking their system access and […]