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Prevent Cancer Foundation Convenes National Dialogue for Action to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2009 MEDIA CONTACT: Apoorva Sabnis-Stull (703) 837-3687 apoorva.sabnis-stull@preventcancer.org WHAT: On the heels of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and the renewed call for Congressional action to increase funding for colorectal cancer screening and treatment, the Prevent Cancer Foundation will host its 11th annual Dialogue for Action™ for Colorectal Cancer Screening; Harnessing […]

The Prevent Cancer Foundation Supports 21st Century Cancer ALERT Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2009 MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Hughes (703) 519-2118 lisa.hughes@preventcancer.org Bi-Partisan Bill Renews America’s Commitment to Cancer Prevention, Research and Treatment Alexandria, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation — the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to the prevention of cancer since 1985 — thanks Senators Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA) […]

The Prevent Cancer Foundation Raises 1.4 Million Dollars from Its Annual Spring Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 24, 2009 MEDIA CONTACT: Apoorva Sabnis-Stull (703) 837–3687 apoorva.sabnis-stull@preventcancer.org Funds Raised Support Innovative Cancer Prevention Research and Community Outreach Grants Alexandria, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation — the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to the prevention and early detection of cancer since 1985 — held its 15th […]

The Prevent Cancer Foundation Applauds President Obama’s Executive Order to Accompany Stem Cell Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2009 MEDIA CONTACT: Apoorva Sabnis-Stull 703-837-3687 Apoorva.Sabnis-Stull@preventcancer.org “This morning, President Obama’s signature on an Executive Order overturning the current restrictions on Federal funding of embryonic stem cell research ushered in a promising new direction in cancer research. The Prevent Cancer Foundation applauds the President for his action and commitment. “This order […]

The Big Apple Welcomes the Prevent Cancer Super Colon®

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2009 MEDIA CONTACT: Apoorva Sabnis-Stull 703-837-3687 apoorva.sabnis-stull@preventcancer.org The Prevent Cancer Foundation Launches National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Campaign with the Super Colon® Broadway Debut February 26, 2009 — ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Colorectal cancer continues to be the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month […]

Top-Rated Poker Players Join Forces to Take the 1% Pledge for the Prevent Cancer Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 13, 2009 MEDIA CONTACT: Scott Truesdale 703-837-3692 scott.truesdale@preventcancer.org Professional Poker Players Lee Childs and Eric “Rizen” Lynch Go “All-In” and Pledge 1% of Their Tournament Winnings in Support of Cancer Research, Education and Outreach ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation and Poker Players Internationalare proud to announce Lee Childs and Eric “Rizen” Lynch, two […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation to Receive 1% of Big Poker Win

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 11, 2008 CONTACT: Sarah Leon 703-837-3688 Sarah.Leon@preventcancer.org Third place finisher at World Series of Poker, Dennis Phillips, will donate $45,000 to the Prevent Cancer Foundation ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation will receive one percent of poker professional Dennis Phillips’ third place winnings totaling $4.5 million from the final table of the […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation to Receive 20 Percent of Every Sale from New Leadership Book, Roadmap to Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2008 CONTACT: Susanne Hartman 703-837-3692 susanne.hartman@preventcancer.org Authors Jeff Wolf, Ken Blanchard, and Stephen Covey Stress Valuable Lessons in Decision-Making, Effective Communications and Maintaining a Healthy Work-Life Balance ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation will receive 20 percent of the proceeds from the sale of a new book on leadership, titled Roadmap to […]

The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Super Colon Exhibit Makes Its 100th Stop at the Nez Perce County Fair in Lewiston, Idaho

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2008 CONTACT: Susanne Hartman 703-837-3692 ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Super Colon — an inflatable, interactive 8-foot tall, 20-foot long replica of a human colon — will touch down at the Nez Perce County Fair for its 100th stop in Lewiston, Idaho on September 18-20, 2008. North Central Idaho Colorectal Cancer Coalition, sponsored […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Awards $560,000 in Research Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                CONTACT: August 14, 2008                                                            Juhi Kunde 703-837-3687 juhi.kunde@preventcancer.org Ongoing Research in Prevention is Vital to Fight the Nation’s Second Leading Killer — Cancer ALEXANDRIA, VA  –  The Prevent Cancer Foundation awarded its latest round of research grants and fellowships. The seven successful projects were selected from a pool of 79 applications nationwide. Each proposal […]