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Prevent Cancer Foundation Launches Spanish Language Microsite

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2010 MEDIA CONTACT: Tracey Young (703) 837-3687 tracey.young@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA — Spanish-speaking families and communities now have a new resource to assist them in finding online information on how to reduce their risk of cancer. The Prevent Cancer Foundation has launched a Spanish-language microsite, www.prevenciondelcancer.org, to inform and educate the Latino […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Raises $215,000 At Its Annual Bad Beat on Cancer Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 5, 2010 MEDIA CONTACT: Tracey Young (703) 837-3687 tracey.young@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA — A record 130 poker players from across the country brought their best game and poker faces to the nation’s capitol to raise money in support of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s programs. The Foundation raised $215,000 at its Sixth Annual […]

Congressional Butt-In Generates Calls to Congress Supporting Colorectal Cancer Screening From All 50 States the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 http://www.CoverYourButt.org MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine Knowles C3 Director of Policy (202) 276-5682 WASHINGTON, DC — On March 30-31, 2010 advocates from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico called their Representatives in Congress, urging them to support the Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment Act […]

The Prevent Cancer Foundation Raises 1.3 Million Dollars at Its Annual Spring Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Jim Wood March 16, 2010 (703) – 837 – 3692   jwood@preventcancer.org Funds Raised Support Innovative Cancer Prevention Research and Community Outreach Grants Alexandria, VA — Celebrating “25 Years of Progress Through Prevention,” the Prevent Cancer Foundation held its 16th Annual Spring Gala at the National Building Museum on March 12, […]

Famed Poker Player Jena Delk Joins Prevent Cancer Foundation Bad Beat on Cancer Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 28, 2009 MEDIA CONTACT: Apoorva Sabnis-Stull 703-837-3687 apoorva.sabnis-stull@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA — Famed poker player Jena Delk will partner with Bad Beat on Cancer and donate one percent of her winnings towards the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Proceeds from Bad Beat on Cancer members go towards the Foundation’s mission: the prevention and early […]

January is Cervical Health Month — So Women, Get Yourself Checked

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 19, 2010 MEDIA CONTACT: Apoorva Stull 703-837-3687 apoorva.stull@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA — January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and the Prevent Cancer Foundation wants to remind women to take preventive measures to reduce risk for this disease. Fortunately there are screening and prevention options that have helped reduce cervical cancer death rates […]

CAMR Announces New Leadership Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 22, 2009 MEDIA CONTACT: Apoorva Sabnis-Stull 703-837-3687 apoorva.sabnis-stull@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research (CAMR) announces its newly elected leadership team: Lisa Hughes, former CAMR vice president for membership, is the new CAMR president. Hughes is the senior director for policy and advocacy for the Prevent Cancer […]

Noche Peruana Benefits Prevent Cancer Foundation With Celebrity Chef Cooking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2009 MEDIA CONTACT: Apoorva Sabnis-Stull 703-837-3687 apoorva.sabnis-stull@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA — This Saturday, Macchu Pisco teams up with DC Peruvian restaurant Noche Peruana to host celebrity chef Guillermo Gonzales-Arica to benefit the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Chef Gonzales-Arica will be assisted by local celebrity and Foundation board member Dr. Elmer Huerta and […]

Alex Baker Is The Screen Your Boobs Sweepstake Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 5, 2009 MEDIA CONTACT: Apoorva Sabnis-Stull 703-837-3687 apoorva.sabnis-stull@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA — Prevent Cancer Alex Baker of Keedysville, MD is the winner of the Pink Vespa LX 50 in the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Screen Your Boobs Sweepstakes. The Prevent Cancer Foundation partnered with Lifetime TV and Vespa USA to help promote screening guidelines […]

The Prevent Cancer Foundation Celebrates 25 Years of Progress Through Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2009 MEDIA CONTACT: Apoorva Sabnis-Stull 703-837-3687 apoorva.sabnis-stull@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation is proud to celebrate its silver jubilee as it commemorates 25 years of progress through prevention. The Foundation continues the fight for cancer prevention and early detection through research, education and community outreach to all populations, […]