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Leading Cancer Groups to Host Congressional Briefing on Eliminating HPV-related Cancers

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2019 If you are a member of the media and would like to attend in person or cover remotely, please RSVP here. For media inquiries, please contact Julia Gunther at julia.gunther@aacr.org or 215-446-6896. (Congressional staff and general public, please RSVP here.) WHAT: A congressional briefing titled “Let’s End HPV-related Cancers” […]

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® mourns the loss of Dr. LaSalle Leffall Jr.

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is saddened to learn of the death of our friend and Medical Advisory Board member, Dr. LaSalle Leffall Jr. Dr. Leffall was a distinguished surgeon, oncologist and educator who served as Howard University’s chairman of the Department of Surgery for 25 years. In addition to serving as chairman, Dr. Leffall was […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® Annual Spring Gala raises more than $1.5 million

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Hayley Cooke 703-837-3692 hayley.cooke@preventcancer.org WASHINGTON, D.C. — On May 9, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® hosted its 25th Annual Spring Gala to advance the Foundation’s mission of saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection. The Foundation welcomed distinguished guests to the National Building Museum, including members of Congress, […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® Annual Spring Gala aims to raise $1.7 million

Contact: Hayley Cooke 703-837-3692 hayley.cooke@preventcancer.org WASHINGTON, D.C. — On May 9, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® will host its 25th annual spring gala to advance the Foundation’s mission of saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection. The Foundation will welcome distinguished guests to the National Building Museum, including members of Congress, diplomats, […]

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® mourns the loss of former Rep. Ellen Tauscher

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is saddened to hear about the death of former California Representative Ellen Tauscher, who passed away Monday from complications from pneumonia. After retiring from Congress, Tauscher served as the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs and then Special Envoy for Strategic Stability and Missile Defense at […]

Leaders in cancer prevention honored by the Prevent Cancer Foundation®

Photo Credit: Washington Talent FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Hayley Cooke Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org 703-837-3692 Alexandria, VA — On Thursday, April 25, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® recognized leaders in cancer prevention and early detection at the 2019 Dialogue for Action® Laurels Awards Luncheon. The Laurels Awards are presented annually to leaders in health equity, national leadership and […]

New ACP mammogram guidelines will put women’s lives at risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Hayley Cooke Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org 703-837-3692 Alexandria, Va. — The American College of Physicians (ACP) recently announced new breast cancer screening guidelines, which echo the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation that women ages 50-74 who are of average risk for breast cancer should receive mammograms every other year. The […]