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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 […]

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 […]