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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 […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Joins Stand Up To Cancer National Campaign as Member of Advocate Advisory Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                CONTACT: June 23, 2008  Jasmine Greenamyer 703-837-3695 jasmine@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Prevent Cancer Foundation has joined Stand Up To Cancer — a new initiative to raise philanthropic dollars nationwide in order to accelerate ground-breaking research. President and Founder Carolyn Aldigé is a member of the Advocate Advisory Council, which is comprised of representatives from 25 […]

Cancer Organizations Unite on Messages for the Public Public Needs to Know They Can Reduce Their Risk for Cancer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                CONTACT: June 10, 2008   Jasmine Greenamyer 703-837-3695 jasmine@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Prevent Cancer Foundation is joining with C-Change to eliminate cancer as a major public health problem, by communicating consistent research-based messaging to the public. C-Change and its partners hope that a unified communications strategy across every sector of society will most effectively encourage […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Raises More Than $300,000 from Bad Beat on Cancer Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament

CONTACT: Susanne Hartman 703-837-3692 susanne.hartman@preventcancer.org Washington Card Sharks Outwit Poker Stars and Each Other to Win a Seat at the 2008 World Series of Poker ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation (formerly the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation) — the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to the prevention of cancer since 1985 […]

Three Individuals Honored for Dedication to Cancer Prevention Outstanding Achievement Recognized

MEDIA CONTACT: Jasmine Greenamyer 703-837-3695 jasmine@preventcancer.org Outstanding Achievement Recognized ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Prevent Cancer Foundation honored three outstanding contributors to the cause of cancer early detection and prevention. These Cancer Prevention Laurels were presented at the Foundation’s 10th Annual Dialogue for Action in Colorectal Cancer Screening: Moving Forward Despite a Broken Health Care System, held in Baltimore, […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Awards Additional $400,000 in Community Grants

MEDIA CONTACT: Juhi Kunde 703-837-3687 juhi.kunde@preventcancer.org Support for cancer prevention programs expands to reach more underserved communities nationwide ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Prevent Cancer Foundation awarded five grants totaling $400,000 over two years to community-based groups for cancer screening, outreach and education programs. Thirty-eight organizations from around the country applied for these grants; five were selected […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Convenes National Dialogue to Combat Colorectal Cancer

MEDIA CONTACT: Jasmine Greenamyer 703-837-3695, C-703-307-7328 jasmine@preventcancer.org Dialogue for Action® Conference Media Event Set for April 9, 2008 in Baltimore, Maryland ALEXANDRIA, VA — On the heels of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and the updated Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines issued in March by an alliance of cancer organizations, the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Dialogue for Action® Conference is set for […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Raises 1.4 Million Dollars From Annual Spring Gala

MEDIA CONTACT: Brandon Pinney 703-837-3688 brandon.pinney@preventcancer.org Funds to Support Innovative Cancer Prevention Research and Community Outreach Grants Alexandria, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation (formerly the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation) — the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to the prevention of cancer since 1985 — held its 14th Annual Spring Gala at the National Building Museum on March 14, […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Supports New Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

MEDIA CONTACT: Jasmine Greenamyer 703-837-3695 jasmine.greenamyer@preventcancer.org First-Ever Consensus Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening Highlights Cancer Prevention as the Primary Goal ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation welcomes the newly released colorectal cancer screening guidelines by the American Cancer Society, the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer, and the American College of Radiology. These are the first-ever […]