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Prevent Cancer Foundation® awards $375,000 in global grants to combat cervical cancer

Alexandria, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® announces funding for five new cervical cancer prevention and early detection projects in low- or middle-income countries in support of the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) call for the elimination of cervical cancer by 2030. Cervical cancer is highly preventable and treatable when found early, yet women worldwide lack […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation promotes a patient-centered approach to save lives

For Immediate Release Amanda Horn Vice President of Public Relations 4media group 775-636 2567 (cell) Alexandria, Va. (Sept. 13, 2021) — The Prevent Cancer Foundation® today released a new white paper detailing a patient-centered approach to multi-cancer early detection (MCED) testing. These tests have been identified as a priority, given the Foundation’s mission of […]

Survey says: Women are skipping cancer screenings during pandemic, but they plan to get ‘back on the books’

For Immediate Release Amanda Horn Vice President of Public Relations 4media group 775-636-2567 (cell) The COVID-19 pandemic has increased hesitation among women to attend routine, potentially lifesaving cancer screenings, but a recent survey shows their intention to get “back on the books.” Prevent Cancer Foundation® released an August 2021 survey conducted with 2,003 women […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation awards $250,000 to community programs throughout the U.S.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – To advance the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s bold goal to reduce cancer deaths by 40% by 2035, the Foundation’s community grants program announces support of 10 projects dedicated to increasing cancer prevention and early detection in medically underserved communities across the U.S., from […]

A year+ into COVID, Americans are getting cancer screenings “Back on the Books”

BACK ON BOOKS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 As more Americans are vaccinated against the coronavirus, their comfort in going to the doctor and dentist is increasing, but many still need to reschedule lifesaving routine cancer screenings. The third survey from by the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the only U.S.-based nonprofit […]

U.S. Supreme Court rules to uphold Affordable Care Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards The Supreme Court ruled Thursday to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in California v. Texas, securing health care coverage for millions of Americans. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, 31 million people have health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act, also known […]

Leaders in cancer prevention honored for COVID-19 resilience by the Prevent Cancer Foundation

June 3, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Alexandria, Va. — On Wednesday, June 2, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® recognized national leaders in cancer prevention and early detection with the 2021 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards. As a part of the annual Prevent Cancer Dialogue, the Laurels Awards, presented in partnership with the […]

Medicare multi-cancer early detection legislation introduced in Senate

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® applauds the Senate introduction of the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act of 2021 (S. 1873). This welcome development follows the House’s introduction of H.R. 1946 in March and strong support of the bipartisan legislation from […]

Friday before Memorial Day Declared “Don’t Fry Day” as Reminder to Take Small Steps for Sun Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards Alexandria, Va. – To encourage everyone to take small steps for sun safety, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has partnered with the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention and its broad coalition of member organizations to designate the Friday before Memorial Day as the 13th annual “Don’t Fry […]